Humanoid Robot


South Korean Robot DRC-Hubu Wins $2 Million in DARPA Challenge

South Korean Robot DRC-Hubu Wins $2 Million in DARPA Challenge

The American and Japanese robot armies have been beaten by a Korean....

Jun 7 2015, 1:07pm CDT

25 Robots Compete This Week in DARPA Challenge to Win $2 Million

25 Robots Compete This Week in DARPA Challenge to Win $2 Million

The DARPA Robotics Challenge is one geeky event. The best robots from around to world are competing in simulated disaster-respo...

Jun 3 2015, 4:29am CDT

New Robot BRETT Learns Like Children Do

New Robot BRETT Learns Like Children Do

UC Berkeley researchers developed a new ‘deep learning’ technique that enables robot to learn skills via trial and error like c...

May 25 2015, 1:08pm CDT

CommU and Sota Social Robot unveiled by a Humanoid

CommU and Sota Social Robot unveiled by a Humanoid

Japan welcomes two now adorable robots created by famous robot father Hiroshi Ishiguro. Meet CommU and Sota in the video below....

Jan 20 2015, 7:48am CST

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-whe...

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 o...

Jan 28 2014, 3:42am CST

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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 fir...

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 b...

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 pr...

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 R...

Nov 1 2008, 7:57am CDT

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...

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...

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 w...

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 ha...

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 ha...

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 Bioloi...

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 recognize...

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...

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 rob...

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 pr...

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...

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. Th...

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 tourna...

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 ro...

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...

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 ab...

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 appea...

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 Ge...

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 b...

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...

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 an...

Nov 25 2003, 10:34pm EST