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Humanoid robot

Softbank's 'Pepper' robot understands feelings

Softbank's 'Pepper' robot understands feelings Pepper will cost less than $2,000 next year

Jun 5 2014, 6:13am CDT

Humanoid Robot Pepper Reading Emotions Goes on Sale in Japan

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

new bot on the block

New bot on the block Fukushima changed robotics. More precisely, it changed the way the Japanese view robotics. And given the historic preeminence of the Japanese in robotic technology, that shift is resonating through the entire sector....

Jan 28 2014, 3:42am CST

I4U news

Japan robot chats with astronaut on space station First humanoid robot in space talks with astronaut, says zero gravity is 'no problem at all' TOKYO (AP) — The first humanoid robot in space made small talk with a Japanese astronaut and said it had no...

Dec 20 2013, 8:35am CST

NASA Valkyrie Robot for DARPA Competition Unveiled

NASA Valkyrie Robot for DARPA Competition Unveiled NASA robot was developed i Texas with help form UT and Texas A&M

Dec 11 2013, 11:56am CST

WowWee Roboscooper Robot unveiled

WowWee Roboscooper Robot unveiled Toy robot company WowWee unveiled a new robot dubbed Roboscooper. The Roboscooper is half humanoid robot and truck. With its big arms the Roboscooper is picking up things and carries it away in its storage space. In...

Aug 2 2010, 2:09am CDT

Honda Walking Assist Devices debut in the U.S.

Honda Walking Assist Devices debut in the U.S. Honda unveiled their interesting walking assist devices in 2008. Honda announces today that the company is demonstrating its prototype walking assist devices for the first time in the U.S. The devices will be part of...

Apr 14 2009, 7:00am CDT

Tiny i-Sobot Humanoid Robot on Sale for only $99.99

Tiny i-Sobot Humanoid Robot on Sale for only $99.99 The i-Sobot humanoid robot is still the world's smallest humanoid robot in production according to the Guinness Book of World Records. i-Sobot already danced onto the scene in 2007. A year ago Amazon sold the little...

Nov 1 2008, 7:57am CDT

CES 2015 News
KumoTek KT-X Humanoid Robot Kit

KumoTek KT-X Humanoid Robot Kit Texas based KumoTek announces the KumoTek KT-X (KumoTek-X) bipedal humanoid robot developed in cooperation with Japanese Vstone. KomuTek targets the educational market with its KT-X robot kit. KumoTek has built an...

May 28 2008, 5:00am CDT

Tomy i-Sobot Robot ships

Tomy i-Sobot Robot ships The world's smallest humanoid robot began shipping yesterday from Amazon.com. The Tomy i-Sobot went on sale at Amazon.com in early September for $299.99. The 6.5 inch tall robot can walk, talk, and dance. The i-Sobot...

Oct 23 2007, 8:00am CDT

i-Sobot Robot Review and many Videos

i-Sobot Robot Review and many Videos The world's smallest humanoid robot i-Sobot from Tomy got reviewed in detail by Waziwazi. They also published a ton of videos where i-Sobot shows his tricks. See one video below. As reported the i-Sobot robot sells...

Sep 29 2007, 10:00am CDT

Japan eyes Robots to support older Population By Masayuki Kitano TOKYO (Reuters) - It looks like a washing machine on wheels, but the bulky contraption vacuuming the hallways of a Tokyo high-rise is a robot. Japanese researchers hope that robots like this one...

Sep 12 2007, 12:47am CDT

i-Sobot Robot available on Amazon

i-Sobot Robot available on Amazon The cool Tomy i-Sobot robot is sells on Amazon.com for $299.99. Touted as the world's smallest humanoid robot, the i-Sobot has 17 custom designed actuators and a gyro-sensor. The 6.5 inch tall robot can walk, talk,...

Sep 10 2007, 8:10am CDT

U.S. Navy Students get to play with Bioloid Humanoid Robots

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

KornTech Rogun Humanoid Robot

KornTech Rogun Humanoid Robot A new Korean robot venture introduces a child size humanoid robot named Rogun. Rogun is Korea's first humanoid that recognizes people through embedded cameras and face-tracking software. "Rogun is capable of...

May 20 2007, 4:00am CDT

French Aldebaran Nao Robot can Walk

French Aldebaran Nao Robot can Walk French humanoid robot company Aldebaran sent us word that their NAO robot is now able to walk. We reported about the French Humanoid robot project last Summer. Back then only a schematic of Nao was available. In the...

Apr 20 2007, 1:30pm CDT

MIT's Humanoid Robot Domo

MIT's Humanoid Robot Domo The MIT works on assistive robots that adapt to people. Humanoid robot Domo is the current state at the MIT of an assistive robot that can help people in the household. Aaron Edsinger, an MIT postdoctoral associate...

Apr 11 2007, 2:00pm CDT

Robot Mirai Department - World's First Robot Shop Opens in Japan

Robot Mirai Department - World's First Robot Shop Opens in Japan The robot museum in Nagoya, Japan will feature the "Robot Mirai Department" store, which will sell about 1,000 robot related products. Robots are sold already in stores. This shop is now only selling robot stuff - ok...

Aug 28 2006, 3:00am CDT

Manoi AT01 Humanoid Robot Goes on Sale Next Month

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

Robonova-1 Robot Available on Hammacher

Robonova-1 Robot Available on Hammacher If you do not want to get a robot kit from Japan and assemble one yourself, Hammacher has you covered with the Robonova-1. The Robonova-1 is an advanced programmable robot that can walk, run, kick, stand on one leg,...

Jul 11 2006, 10:45am CDT

Robot World Cup Kicks Off in Germany

Robot World Cup Kicks Off in Germany Today starts the week-long "RoboCup" competition in Germany. It's actually the tenth anniversary of this robotic soccer tournament, which hopes to have a team of humanoid robots that can defeat the World Cup soccer...

Jun 14 2006, 1:00am CDT

Robots To Acquire Human Sense of Touch

Robots To Acquire Human Sense of Touch Just a few days ago we told you about a robotic hand that could be controlled by human thought. Thursday, a new science for robotic hands was revealed. This technology, which is being studied by a couple researchers...

Jun 9 2006, 3:00am CDT

Chinese Sword Fighting Robot

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

Fujitsu enon Robot Goes on Sale

Fujitsu enon Robot Goes on Sale Another Japanese robot enters the market. This time it is Fujitsu's turn. The company introduces the enon humanoid robot for about $50,000. Fujitsu Frontech Limited and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. developed the service...

Sep 14 2005, 4:38am EST

wakamaru Humanoid Robot on Sale

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

RoboCup 2005 Humanoid Winner is Team Osaka with VisiON Team Osaka with their pretty advanced VisiON won the RoboCup 2005 Humanoid robot soccer world cup. Team Osaka won against German Team NimbRo 2:1. The NimbRo robots have a much slower visual processing, but could...

Jul 17 2005, 10:00am EST

RoboCup 2005 Started in Osaka

RoboCup 2005 Started in Osaka The RoboCup WM 2005 launched in Osaka, Japan. The RoboCup underlying premise is to develop robot soccer team by 2050 that can beat a human soccer team. There are several different robot categories where robot...

Jul 13 2005, 10:30am EST

The Future: Japanese Humanoid Partner Robots

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 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 announces the VC-RP30W Robot Vacuum cleaner. We reported about other vacuum robots before like...

Nov 25 2003, 10:34pm EST