Category Archives: Humanoid

Toyota’s Helpful Robot

Toyota has unveiled a new helper type robot called the Human Support Robot (HSR) to help with Japan’s aging population. It is designed to help people around their home and improve their quality of life. With a height of between … Continue reading

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Romeo From Aldebaran Robotics

Aldebaran Robotics along with other partners have been working on a humanoid robot called Romeo. The project website states: The project’s objective is to develop a humanoid robot that can act as a comprehensive assistant for persons suffering from loss … Continue reading

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Dreamer From Meka Robotics

Meka Robotics has created a robot called Dreamer that uses Willow Garage’s ROS or Robot Operating System.  The robot has no mouth, some very expressive ears as well as some cute eyes containing FireWire cameras. The idea here is to … Continue reading

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Panasonic Unveils HOSPI-Rimo

Panasonic has created a robot to help the sick or bedridden.  The idea for HOSPI-Rimo is to act as an agent to connect with doctors or friends who can’t visit.  HOSPI-Rimo is based on Panasonic’s HOSPI robot, a robot that … Continue reading

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PR2 and ROS Grow

PR2 from Willow Garage uses ROS (Robot Operating System) and is one amazing robot. First PR2 learned to play pool and fetch beer for the staff at Willow Garage. PR2 is currently listed at $400,000, out of the range of … Continue reading

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