Tomotaka Takahashi has created a humanoid robot that can jump 1/4 of its body height and respond to voice commands.
Archive for October, 2009
Nissan and AIST have developed an unusual personal mobility device to compete with Toyota’s Winglet and Honda’s U3-X.
AIST is working with an actress, a dance choreographer, and Tokyo University’s IRT Laboratory on a “Dancing Robot Project”, set to debut sometime in 2010.
Toyota’s automobile dealerships will soon include showrooms for general life support services including Toyota Housing, personal mobility devices, and Partner Robots.
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.
Boston Dynamics shows off its progress with its first humanoid robot, PETMAN.
A.I. is a stunning film that puts a glossy new coat of paint on the story of Pinocchio and manages to be both thought-provoking and fun at the same time.
Dreamworks owns the film right to Ghost in the Shell – will they drop the ball, or make good on this hot property?