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Archive for the 'Osaka University' Category

Android Baby “Affetto” Gets Its Upper Body

A baby android called Affetto is beginning to take shape at Osaka University’s Asada Lab.

National Geographic Gets Acquainted With Social Robots

An article and photo essay on various social robots.

• Pneuborn-7II & Pneuborn-13

A pair of pneumatic musculoskeletal infant robots developed at Osaka University’s Hosoda Lab.

• Affetto

A new baby robot that can mimic human facial expressions to study human cognitive and social development.

Wakamaru Stars in New Film Based On Stage Plays

A film version of Hirata Oriza’s robot stage play “Deep in the Woods” will be screened at an upcoming film festival.

Wakamaru the Noodle-Slurping Storyteller

Wakamaru will try to make people laugh with its comical performance in a new human-robot interaction study.

Actroid-F Stars in Stage Play “Farewell”

The latest model of Geminoid / Actroid will star alongside human actors in an upcoming stage play.

Japanese Robots Hang Out With Their Friends in Singapore

Japanese robots invade Singapore, but it turns out they’re just there to see their friends. :)