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Looking Back On Samsung’s Lost Personal Robots (part 2)

Samsung’s lost line-up of promising household robots are discussed.

Looking Back On Samsung’s Lost Personal Robots (part 1)

Samsung’s lost line-up of promising household robots are discussed.

Robots from Design Korea 2006

A design exhibit from 2006 gives us hints into Samsung’s design process when they were working on the next robot in their line of humanoids.

KIST Technology Exhibit 2009

KIST held an open house technology exhibit. Also, a video of Mahru III copying a human’s motions.

• iMaro ISR “Daheen”

This Information Service Robot is already in use at Seoul’s International Airport, approaching travelers autonomously to help them reach their destination, wherever that may be…

• Mahru III

KIST and Samsung quickly replaced the Mahru II with this version, titled simply Mahru III. They did not make a companion Ahra for this model. Once again the exoskeleton has been completely redesigned.

• April

April is a small feminine robot developed by Samsung in 2003. It has been used in HRI experiments.

• Mahru II / Ahra II

KIST and Samsung continued to refine their humanoid robots Mahru and Ahra with these new models, which featured completely redesigned bodies. Mahru is white and Ahra is silver.