ATR is developing a smart network that combines cameras, sensors, and robots to create an assisted living platform. The system could be used in shopping malls and other areas.
Archive for December, 2009
Daikin’s mascot got a mechanical upgrade with Robo Pichon-kun, the mecha fighter that helps keep your air pure and clean.
An overview of software that seeks to empower Willow Garage’s PR2 with people-following skills.
The FT’s sleek & sexy female form required especially small and thin parts. Designer Tomotaka Takahashi also met with fashion models to study how they walk and pose, resulting in a beautiful and graceful robot unlike any other.
The Bristol Robotics Group created Heart, a puppet mixed with simple robotics, to examine human-robot interaction up close and personally.
JVC’s cherry red prototype humanoid robot, first shown at CEATEC Japan 2004, was designed to be an intelligent, interactive universal remote for your home appliances.
Panasonic has updated their YouTube channel with several videos chronicling the events surrounding their world record setting achievement with their Evolta robot.
A hobbyist has combined their love of dolls and robots to produce a modern day automaton that can walk and dance.