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Archive for the 'Tokyo University' Category

Video: Household Robots in Japan

A Japanese news report featuring some household robots, including those developed by Toshiba and Tokyo University.

Tachi Lab’s Telesar Telepresence Robots

Here’s an English video presentation of Tachi Lab’s tele-existence robot, the TELESAR.  The TELESAR system utilizes a stereoscopic head mounted display and has haptic feedback in the arm controls, allowing the operator to perform dexterous manipulation tasks as if she was really in the robot’s environment.  In one example, the operator repeatedly picks up and […]

CoCoNatch Delivers Your All-Important Tweets

A potentially popular robotics gadget that connects to your PC and communicates based on twitter updates.

JEAP Symposium Just Around The Corner

A symposium on baby robots will be rounded out by a demonstration at the end of the week.

Up Close and Personal with Kojiro

A video showcasing Kojiro, a humanoid robot with redundant actuators that simulates the human bone and muscle system.

• Mamoru

Tokyo University’s IRT Research Institute has developed this robot to help people with bad memory.

• Assistant Robot

Tokyo University’s IRT research lab is developing an Assistant Robot (formerly called the Home Assistant Robot) that can help clean up around homes and hospitals by manipulating existing technology.

• UT-mu2 “Magnum”

The researchers at Nakamura & Yamane Lab improved on their fighting robot Mighty with a new design, nicknamed “Magnum”. It was publicly displayed at the Aichi Expo in 2005.