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Archive for the 'Waseda University' Category

• iSHA

Developed between 1999-2001, iSHA is the first in a series of robots from Waseda University designed to communicate naturally with people.

• Shinpo

Shinpo was developed by TMSUK and Waseda University to walk without the typical bent-knees approach seen in most bipedal robots. It is on permanent display at Niigata Hall of Natural Science.


Waseda University continues its decade-long research into natural spoken language communication robots with SCHEMA.

WABOT-2, ItaliaUNO make sweet music

An Italian electronics repair shop has built a variety of entertainment robots that play the piano and drums.

Book Review: RoBolution

A book review of RoBolution, a photo book that covers five humanoid robots developed in Japan.

• Ninomiya-kun

A reading robot developed by Waseda University, Kitakyushu National College of Technology, and Shanghai Jiao Tong University, which takes its name from a scholarly 19th-century agricultural leader.