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JWCC Industrial Showcase gives students glimpse into robotics

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The future of robotics is here and it's fun!

John Wood Community College put on an Industrial Showcase Wednesday for students around the Tri-States.

On display was the Dependable Education Products Company (DEPCO) robot, named "NAO." (pronounced "now") 

"NAO" can sing, dance, walk, and even play games with you. John Wood officials say they brought in the robot get students interested in career fields like technology or even programming robots.

According to DEPCO officials, "NAO" is currently being used in schools to help with the learning and physically disabled.

If you wanted to buy one, it'll cost you $15,000-$20,000.

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