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Archive for the 'AIST' Category

HRP-2 Promet Tackles Uneven Terrain

A short video of the HRP-2 Promet walking on some uneven ground.

Will Humanoid Robots Help Build Mega-Engineering Projects?

A couple of video clips showcasing AIST’s research into humanoid robots.

HRP-2 Promet Balances, Japanese Robotics Slide?

AIST’s humanoid robot shows its balance at the Shanghai World Expo 2010, but is Japan losing its balance in the field of robotics overall?

Robots do the Opposite of Humans when the Boss swings by

Videos showcasing some of NEXTAGE’s unique capabilities.

• HRP-3 Promet Mk-II

In June of 2007, AIST debuted the latest incarnation in their long line of humanoid robots – the HRP-3 Promet Mk-II (again designed by Mr. Yutaka Izubuchi). The Promet Mk-II has the ability to grasp tools in its three-fingered hands, and used an electric drill during its demonstration. It has 5 cameras inside its head […]

• HRP-3P

AIST’s follow-up to their HRP-2 Promet humanoid robot was the HRP-3P, which was water and dust proof for working in harsh environments.

AIST & Nissan’s Unit-Type Mico-Mobility Device

Video footage from AIST / Nissan’s personal mobility device.

Videos from IREX 2009

Videos from IREX 2009.