Humanoid Robot Pepper Reading Emotions Goes on Sale in Japan TOKYO (AP) — Softbank Corp. is entering the robotics business with its cooing, gesturing and sympathetic Pepper humanoid-on-wheels that it says is designed for companionship and can decipher human emotions. The Japanese...
Jun 5 2014, 4:59am CDT
Honda ASIMO Robot to conduct the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Honda has a new job for its humanoid robot Asimo. He will conduct the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO).
ASIMO will be conducting the orchestra as it performs "Impossible Dream" to open a special concert performance...
Apr 23 2008, 8:20am CDT
U.S. Navy Students get to play with Bioloid Humanoid Robots Humanoid robot vendor KumoTek, LLC says that they have sold Bioloid humanoid robot kits to the U.S. Naval Academy.
The Bioloid robot kit is very versatile as you can build besides a humanoid robot also a dino, dog,...
Jul 19 2007, 4:00am CDT
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 call these human copies robots is maybe a bit to early. They capabilities are not very evolved...
Oct 26 2006, 4:00am CDT
Kondo KHR-2HV Humanoid Robot Kit on Sale Japanese gadget exporter Audio Cubes offers the new professional Kondo KHR-2HV robot kit for international customers.
The Kondo KHR-2HV humanoid robot kit features several improvements over the KHR-1. Kondo added more...
Oct 25 2006, 10:00am CDT
Manoi AT01 Humanoid Robot Goes on Sale Next Month Japanese Kyosho will start selling a new improved version of their Manoi humanoid robot starting in September.
The Manoi AT01 will sell for 147,000 yen (~$1,283).
Kyosho calls the Manoi robot a 1/5 scale athlete...
Aug 7 2006, 2:30am CDT
Nao Humaniod Robot by French Aldebaran A French start-up wants to take on the Japanese and Koreans in the humanoid robot space with the Nao.
Slated to go in production in 2007 Nao is a humanoid household service robot running Linux. Nao can walk, talk,...
Jul 20 2006, 9:54am CDT
See New Honda ASIMO Robot Run Honda introduced an updated ASIMO humanoid robot. The new ASIMO can run 6km/h fast.
Honda published several videos online to watch ASIMO run, turn on the spot, pushing a cart or carrying a tray. The videos are fun to...
Dec 14 2005, 3:09am EST
Albert Hubo: Korean Robot with Einstein's Face Update 11/17/05:
See a Real Photo of the Albert Hubo Robot
Not sure if the Korean Robot makers have gone wacko, but apparently they will show a robot that has Albert Einstein's face.
Next wee at the APEC 2005...
Nov 9 2005, 9:12am EST
Chinese Sword Fighting Robot China is also working apparently successfully on humanoid robots.
At an exhibition, a humanoid robot called Huitong demoed his Taijiquan (shadowboxing) technique including saberplay.
We also reported a while ago...
Sep 22 2005, 10:11am EST
wakamaru Humanoid Robot on Sale Mitsubishi Heavy takes orders for their wakamaru humanoid robot.
We mentioned the wakamaru robot first in 2003, when it appeared at the Robodex show.
wakamaru is 1m tall, weighs 30kg, recognizes 10 faces, understands...
Aug 30 2005, 1:55am EST
New Hitachi Emiew Humaniod Robot Hitachi releases the supposedly worlds fastest humanoid roboto Emiew. The Emiew Robot has wheels and speeds around with 6km/h.
Hitachi made simpler robots before, but the Emiew is their first Humaniod robot. Emiew (...
Mar 16 2005, 10:31am EST
Three New Walking Robots Universities introduced three new walking robots at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Washington DC.
The new robots use simpler mechanics and less motors than for Instance Asimo to walk...
Feb 18 2005, 7:35am EST
New Humanoid Robot: HUBO Robot from Korea An new walking robot from Korea takes on Honda's Asimo, Sony's QRIO and Chroino.
The HUBO humanoid robot was developed by Korea Advanced Institute of Science (KAIST). HUBO will be officially introduced January 6th...
Dec 22 2004, 8:06am EST
Chroino Small Humanoid Robot The Kyoto University in Japan has a nice line-up of robots in their Robo Garage Department.
One of them is the Chroino humanoid robot, which has a outer covering that serves also as a frame. The “monocoque frame” is...
Oct 6 2004, 10:12am EST
The Future: Japanese Humanoid Partner Robots The news are full with new robots announcements the last couple of weeks. Reason most like the upcoming Robodex 2004 Tradeshow on March 24th.
Japanese Nikkei Net reports about a new segment for robot applications they...
Mar 12 2004, 12:20am EST
New Ugly Humanoid Robot Fujitsu introduced it's new Humanoid Robot HOAP-2 at the Robodex 2003 show.
Compared to the Sony SDR-4X II this one is ugly with its sky-blue head.
It is for research so i guess its ok.
The is 50cm tall and it's...
Mar 27 2003, 10:32pm EST
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