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Japan's Next Top Model is Robot HRP-4C

Japan's Next Top Model is Robot HRP-4C

Japan got the first female fashion robot who will hit the Catwalk at the Tokyo Fashion Week. The HRP-4C robot is 158cm tall and...

Mar 16 2009, 3:00pm CDT

Intel CTO says Robots as smart as us by 2050

Intel CTO says Robots as smart as us by 2050

Intel's CTO Justin Rattner predicts in his keynote at the IDF 2008 that the Gap between Humans, Machines will close by 2050. No...

Aug 22 2008, 1:19pm CDT

I4U Gadget Flyer: Blond Robot : PS3 Kiosk : DoubleTwist : 8 Core Apple Mac Pro

I4U Gadget Flyer: Blond Robot : PS3 Kiosk : DoubleTwist : 8 Core Apple Mac Pro

The new ! Last week in review: China shows humanoid ! :: I4U G...

Oct 29 2006, 4:00am CST

Chinese Blond Female Humanoid Robot

Chinese Blond Female Humanoid Robot

China showed of their robots at a robot show earlier this month. One of the highlights were realistic copies of humans. To ca...

Oct 26 2006, 4:00am CDT

I4U Gadget Flyer: Wii and PS3 Pre-Order : Flight Simulator X : Sony NW-S700F

I4U Gadget Flyer: Wii and PS3 Pre-Order : Flight Simulator X : Sony NW-S700F

The new ! Last week in review: This week the ! :: I4U Gadget Flyer - Week...

Oct 15 2006, 5:00am CDT

Latest Actroid Female Robot Looks Cuter and Wears Hello Kitty

Latest Actroid Female Robot Looks Cuter and Wears Hello Kitty

Japanese animatronics company Kokoro updated its Actroid female robot. I first did not get why the Actroid wears a Hello Kitty...

Oct 7 2006, 5:00am CDT

EveR-1 Video

EveR-1 Video

Korean's android answer EveR-1 to Japan's Actroid has been announced last week. A video from the press-event in Korea has bee...

May 11 2006, 1:38am CDT

eveR-1 Female Android Robot

eveR-1 Female Android Robot

Korea introduced their answer to the Japanese Actroid (aka Repliee Q1). Update: EveR-1 Video Available The eveR-1 (you kno...

May 4 2006, 5:04am CDT

Kawada HRP-2 Promet Anime Robot Ready to Serve You

Kawada HRP-2 Promet Anime Robot Ready to Serve You

Japanese Humanoid HRP-2 Promet is apparently currently positioned as domestic helper. Sure, I am all for a 154 cm tall Anime ch...

Jan 28 2006, 1:48am EST

VW Touareg Stanley Tops List of the 50 Best Robots Ever

End of the year is always the time to publish rankings. Wired Magazine has an interesting one. They ranked the best 50 robots o...

Dec 27 2005, 5:42am EST

Actroid Robot in Booth Babe Outfit

Actroid Robot in Booth Babe Outfit

AkihabaraNews has several photos of the Actroid female robot wearing plastic mini-skirt and boots - the signature outfit of Asi...

Nov 30 2005, 10:36am EST

Japanese Female Robot Repliee Q1 Revisited

As a reader of I4U News, you know about the Japanese Female robot Repliee Q1, formerly known as actroid since a while. The la...

Jul 28 2005, 11:50pm EST

Fujitsu HOAP-3 Humaniod Robot

Fujitsu HOAP-3 Humaniod Robot

Fujitsu announces the HOAP-3 humanoid robot. Back in 2003 we reported about the Fujitsu HOAP-2 robot and called it ugly. The...

Jul 6 2005, 9:00am EST

The European way of Designing Robots: Philips Smart Companion

The European way of Designing Robots: Philips Smart Companion

This is just a great example of cultural differences in that expresses itself through technology design. Just before I reported...

Jun 14 2005, 10:34am EST

Improved Android Actroid now called Repliee Q1

Improved Android Actroid now called Repliee Q1

The Actroid human robot was first shown in 2003. In March we reported that the Actriod will be shown at the World Exposition in...

Jun 14 2005, 8:00am EST

Actroid Robot at the World Expo 2005 in NEDO Pavilion

Actroid Robot at the World Expo 2005 in NEDO Pavilion

yes this is a face of a robot. Japanese Energy Technology company NEDO presents the amazing Actroid in their robot pavilion...

Mar 25 2005, 2:02am EST

Three New Walking Robots

Three New Walking Robots

Universities introduced three new walking robots at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Washingto...

Feb 18 2005, 7:35am EST

Japanese Comedian Zenjiro teams up with NEC Papero Robot

Japanese Comedian Zenjiro teams up with NEC Papero Robot

Japanese Comedian Zenjiro, one half of the Sushi Brothers, will be performing alongside NEC's new robot, Papero. Papero, plays...

May 3 2004, 12:20am EST

Robot for Elderly by Carnegie Mellon University

Robot for Elderly by Carnegie Mellon University

At Carnegie Mellon, Greg Armstrong, senior research technician at the School of Computer Science, demonstrates a robot named Pe...

Apr 12 2004, 12:05am EST

New Robot Nuvo from ZMP controlled by Mobile Phone

New Robot Nuvo from ZMP controlled by Mobile Phone

Japanese robot start-up ZMP Inc. unveils new Robot Nuvo. The humanoid robot can be controlled with a cellular phone or throug...

Mar 3 2004, 12:05am EST

The Future: Musclebots

The Future: Musclebots

A NASA funded research project at the University of California, Los Angeles developed the first micromachine powered by live...

Mar 1 2004, 12:20am EST

The Future Now: Land Mine Detecting Plants

The Future Now: Land Mine Detecting Plants

This one of the most intriguing and helpful ideas I came across since a long time. A plant that is genetically modified to dete...

Jan 27 2004, 11:07pm EST

The Future Now: SARS Virus Killing Face Mask

The Future Now: SARS Virus Killing Face Mask

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. has developed a mask that helps prevent wearers from catching infectious diseases such as SAR...

Jan 9 2004, 8:03am EST

Sony Unveils First 'Running' Robot

Sony Unveils First 'Running' Robot

TOKYO (Reuters) - He may not be able to give you a run for your money but one quick step for Sony Corp's Qrio humanoid robot is...

Dec 18 2003, 10:47pm EST

The Future: Memory Glasses from the MIT BorgLab

The Future: Memory Glasses from the MIT BorgLab

We reported about the MIThril wearable technology project at the MIT BorgLab in September. Back then it was about a Context Awa...

Nov 30 2003, 8:46pm EST

New Samsung Cleaning Robot VC-RP30W

New Samsung Cleaning Robot VC-RP30W

To build robot vacuum cleaners is still the hip thing todo for consumer electronics manufacturers. Next up is Samsung, which an...

Nov 25 2003, 10:34pm EST