Hero Jr.

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Date Introduced
1984
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
20 x 15 x 17 in.
Manufacturer
Heathkit
Credit Line
Gift of Steven Reich
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
X1260.96

Heathkit made several home robot kits. Hero Jr. could roam hallways guided by sonar, play games, sing songs and even act as an alarm clock. The brochure claimed it “seeks to remain near human companions” by listening for voices.