Toshiba unveils the ApriPetit, a smaller version of their household communication robot.
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A Japanese news report featuring some household robots, including those developed by Toshiba and Tokyo University.
Toshiba unveiled a household robot designed to carry trays of food called Wheelie.
Toshiba’s ApriAttenda ver.2 was unveiled in February 2009. Unlike its predecessor, it has arms and hands with which it can grasp objects. It is being developed to help around the home.
Toshiba’s ApriAttenda was intended to be a robotic nanny capable of looking after the very young and very old.
ATR is developing a smart network that combines cameras, sensors, and robots to create an assisted living platform. The system could be used in shopping malls and other areas.
ApriPoco is the latest generation in interface robots from Toshiba, replacing their ApriAlpha line. Users train the robot with a combination of conventional remote-usage as well as their voice.
Toshiba’s ApriAlpha household robot went through three revisions between 2002 and 2006, and was envisioned as a “life support partner” that automates the home.