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Archive for the 'KIST' Category

• Sil-bot

KIST’s Center for Intelligent Robotics has developed a penguin-like robot called Sil-bot, which is designed to help the elderly maintain an active mind and body.

“Let me get that for you, sir.”

Two of KIST’s humanoid robots delivered food to their master, and in another demonstration copied the full-body movements of a man in a special motion-capture suit.


VANI is a Korean educational telepresence robot developed by KIST aimed at teaching students English from remote locations.

Even More Robots Infiltrate Korean Schools!

Robots may replace some English teachers in South Korean classrooms come February 2010.


KIST has developed a new telepresence teaching aid robot so that English teachers can give lessons in schools without qualified instructors.

• Buddy & FR-i

KIST developed an expressive face robot called Buddy, which we look at in this video.

KIST Technology Exhibit 2009

KIST held an open house technology exhibit. Also, a video of Mahru III copying a human’s motions.

• Mahru III

KIST and Samsung quickly replaced the Mahru II with this version, titled simply Mahru III. They did not make a companion Ahra for this model. Once again the exoskeleton has been completely redesigned.