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Archive for August, 2010

General Robotix Gears Up To Begin Selling HRP-2m Next

Universities will be able to get their hands on a formidable new research platform beginning this September.

Namco’s Lost Robots from the ’80s

Some photos of Namco’s long forgotten entertainment robots from the 1980s.

• Kibo ver.2

Kibo ver.1.2 is a taller and more capable version of CIR’s small bipedal humanoid robot.

• Kibo

Kibo was CIR’s first attempt at a small, expressive bipedal humanoid robot. It would later be replaced by a more sophisticated version (Kibo ver.1.2).

Wakamaru Hosts Shipbuilding Tour

With one of its shipyards in Shimonoseki, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has employed its humanoid robot Wakamaru to teach kids about shipbuilding this summer.