Robots are also a term to describe a different kind of automated personal assistants as the bots the bots only that they have a physical presence. They are expected to have a list of software technologies in common with their virtual relatives, the bots, (such as speech recognition) but in addition  they are are required additional AI software abilities to allow them to apply their specific task in the real world. They are also consist of mechanical sophisticated elements.

(to a comparison article regarding the differences bots vs robots here)

State:  emerging