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Archive for the 'Tokyo University' Category

Musculoskeletal robot is presented in Japan

I wrote an article about Kenshiro, Tokyo University’s JSK Lab’s musculoskeletal robot, which was published at Gizmag. Read it here.

Harder Better Faster Stronger

An innovative power system has given a biped robot the speed and power it needs to compete in DARPA’s robotics challenge.

Pneumatically-driven Quadruped Robot PIGORASS

A look at PIGORASS, a new quadruped robot developed at the University of Tokyo’s ISI Lab.

• IRT Humanoid

The University of Tokyo’s IRT Humanoid is being taught to move like a person using motion-capture.

Tokyo Students Put NAO Through Its Paces

The University of Tokyo and Tokyo University of the Arts team up to create motion performances on the diminutive humanoid robot NAO.

• Athlete Robot

Tokyo University’s bio-inspired Athlete Robot uses electro-pneumatic artificial muscles to replicate the elastic properties of living creatures.

2010 Int’l Conference on Humanoid Robots (Wrap-Up)

The price of the DARwIn-OP is revealed, and highlights from the final crop of presentations from Humanoids 2010 are noted.

Nakamura Lab Adopts Aldebaran Robotics’ NAO

Tokyo University signs up for 30 NAOs.