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Asterix, Omni Directional Hexapod

A hexapod robot from Osaka University named Asterix can do many things.  The six legged robot can climb over objects, squeeze under them and even cartwheel thanks to Professor Arai and his team at Osaka University. Asterix has 6 legs, … Continue reading

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Avatar Robot

The Telesar V robot avatar was developed by Keio University in Tokyo.  Similar to the telepresence robot  QB from Anybots, the Telesar V goes further by allowing users to actually feel objects thanks to sensor laden hands. The amazing hands are … Continue reading

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Kawada Industries Hiro Thinks

An associate professor from the Tokyo Insitute of Technology named Osamu Hasegawa has created a thinking robot.  Osamu has made the robot think like a human by reacting to the environment and doing research on the internet. Using the Hiro … 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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PIGORASS, The Robot That Can Gallop

Yasunori  Yamada from the University of Tokyo has developed a robot to study the musculoskeletal systems of animals called PIGORASS.  This robot can walk, jump and even gallop.  Galloping is a state where all four feet are not touching the … Continue reading

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