A Canadian museum is hosting some famous Japanese robots as part of a new exhibit.
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A film version of Hirata Oriza’s robot stage play “Deep in the Woods” will be screened at an upcoming film festival.
Wakamaru will try to make people laugh with its comical performance in a new human-robot interaction study.
With one of its shipyards in Shimonoseki, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has employed its humanoid robot Wakamaru to teach kids about shipbuilding this summer.
Wakamaru, Mitsubishi’s bright yellow household robot, can perform basic communication tasks but cannot actually do your chores for you. As a result, this $15,000 robot may be better suited to the commercial sector, where it could be used as a crowd-pleasing host.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has decided to shut down its manufacturing robots business, but their Wakamaru robot business is expected to continue.
Robots take back the stage in three separate productions, each of which taking place only months after the last.
Wakamaru helps to revive a custom of the Osaka Tenjin Festival, which had disappeared after World War II.