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Archive for the 'AIST' Category

• HRP-2m Choromet

AIST developed this miniature version of their HRP-2 Promet humanoid robot as a cheaper and safer alternative to the full-sized version.

AIST’s HRP-3 Promet Mk-II video demonstrations

HRP-3 Promet Mk-II shows its waterproof body, its ability to handle tools, as well as walk on slippery surfaces.

You Have To Put Your Whole Body Into It

AIST has given their HRP-2 Promet humanoid robot the ability to deal with heavy swinging doors.

• Paro

AIST’s robot seal pup is the “World’s Most Therapeutic Robot” according to the Guinness Book of World Records.

The Dancing Robot Project

AIST is working with an actress, a dance choreographer, and Tokyo University’s IRT Laboratory on a “Dancing Robot Project”, set to debut sometime in 2010.

• HRP-2 Promet

AIST’s HRP-2 Promet has proven to be one of the most valuable humanoid robots developed for research purposes.

CEATEC Japan 2009: Robot Round-Up

Nissan, Murata Manufacturing, and AIST gave demonstrations starring their latest advances in robotics technology at CEATEC Japan 2009 (October 6th-10th).

Robofes: HRP-4C stacks up well next to HRP-2 Promet

Footage from Robofes in Toyama 2009.