Bandai will release Chogokin Chou Gattai! SF Robot Fujiko F Fujio Characters for approximately 14,904 yen ($145) in Japan, a shape-shifting robot made up of Fujiko F Fujio characters. The robot will..
Toyota will begin trial leasing of newly developed clinical research versions of its Walk Training Assist and Balance Training Assist robots to 20 medical facilities in Japan this autumn. The clinical research..
Honda’s humanoid robot ASIMO was invited to take part in the five day-long event to help celebrate the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Switzerland and Japan, which is being commemorated this..
Asimo, Honda’s bipedal humanoid robot, today greeted U.S. President Barack Obama at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) in Tokyo, Japan.
Fujitsu speech synthesis technology can convey information in a tone that is appropriate for the usage scenario
Fujitsu today announced the development of speech synthesis technology that can create a variety of high-quality synthetic voices in a short period of time, and that can convey information in a tone..
Panasonic Care Service Robot Resyone is first in the world to obtain global safety standard ISO13482
Panasonics’ robotic device for nursing care- Resyone, which uses robotic technology to help users get out of bed, has become the first product in the world to obtain global safety standard ISO13482..
Workers at a hospital in Japan have demonstrated a new robot that could take the place of seeing-eye dogs for visually-impaired people. A private company in Japan developed the device, which is..
Epson has developed an autonomous dual-arm robot prototype that expands the range of tasks that can be automated on the production floor. Epson’s autonomous dual-arm robot is able to accurately recognize the..
Nissan engineers inspired by bees and fish develop new technologies that will shape the future of mobility
Nissan’s engineers have been inspired by the animal kingdom as they develop new technologies that will shape the future of mobility. One of Nissan’s longer term R&D goals is to achieve virtually..
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) on Sunday successfully launched an H-IIB rocket carrying a Konotori cargo transporter that will resupply the International Space Station. About 15 minutes after lifting off at..
Robot music band Z-Machines features the guitarist robot with 78 fingers and 12 picks in their first live event in Japan
Robot music band Z-Machines members, guitarist robot Mach, center, keyboard player robot Cosmo, left, and drummer robot Ashura, perform during their first live event at Liquid Room in Shibuya in Tokyo on..
Fans of the Japanese anime series Macross will get the chance to step into the futuristic sci-fi robot world when an exhibition dedicated to the series gets under way at Takarazuka city..
New software from MIT can help people to practice their interpersonal skills until they feel more comfortable with situations
Social phobias affect about 15 million adults in the United States, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, and surveys show that public speaking is high on the list of such..
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and NCXX have jointly succeeded in reducing robot wiring through incorporation of power line communication (PLC) technology, an industry first. PLC eliminates the need for the thick power..
Something is fishy about a new sea creature at Aquamarine Fukushima in Japan. The sea creature is not alive- it is a robotic coelacanth, measuring about 1.2 meters long. Robotic coelacanth fish..