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Japanese Dental Robot

We give you another odd robot from Japan.  This one is  used for dental training. Dr. Naotake Shibui along with engineers from Kokoro have developed a dental training robot known as Simroid or Pain Girl. Simroid has sensors in her … Continue reading

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Japanese Cardboard Robots

Amazing cardboard robots with glowing eyes from Amazon Japan. Priced at around $23.  Called Danboard , from the Japanese word danboru, which means cardboard. Supposedly they sit up if you put a coin  in the slot over their heart.  There … Continue reading

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Chef Motoman Fires Up The Grill

Here comes another robotic chef, this time in the form of Motoman your grill man, er, robot.  Unlike Chief Cook, who also plays Pong, Motoman  grills okonomiyaki to perfection. Okonomiyaki is a Japanese dish made of a pan-fried batter cake … Continue reading

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Murata Girl – Unicycle Riding Robot

Japanese  manufacturing company Murata has unveiled Murata Girl or “Murataseiko-chan”.  She is a robot that rides on a unicycle without any assistance. The robot was built as a playmate for the previous robot, the bicycle riding robot Murata boy. Both … Continue reading

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Robotic Crab

The latest robot from Bandai is the Hex Bug Crab.  This tiny friend sort of acts like a real crab by moving sideways and stopping in the shadows.  It also changes directions upon hearing loud noises. The tiny critter will … Continue reading

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