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 position and orientation of objects in three-dimensional space, … .
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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 zero fatalities and serious injuries among occupants of … .
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 4:48 a.m. from Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima … .
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 Monday night. Supervised by Japanese artists and creators, … .
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 in Japan. The Macross: The Museum exhibition will … .
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 phobias. For some people, these fears of social … .
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 and signal cables that have conventionally been a … .
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 is on display at the permanent exhibition called … .
Female humanoid and a dog robot in Japan sniff a person’s breath and feet and use snarky remarks and exaggerated reactions!
Robot maker CrazyLabo and the Kitakyushu National College of Technology, both in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan have developed a female humanoid and a dog robot that sniff a person’s breath and feet and use snarky remarks and exaggerated reactions to encourage … .
A Japanese robot modeled after a female pop idol and equipped with the ability to recognize words and converse returned Wednesday to a department store in the city of Osaka where it debuted. The robot named Minami after a popular … .
Japan has made quite a name for itself in the world of high-powered technology. Japan is so advanced today that even their street performers are technological geniuses. A creative craftsman in Osaka developed his own life-size singing robot, the likes … .
A 70-pound cheetah robot designed by MIT researchers may soon outpace its animal counterparts in running efficiency: In treadmill tests, the researchers have found that the robot — about the size and weight of an actual cheetah — wastes very … .
Epson today announced the launch of its new H8 robots, the first models in its new flagship H series of horizontally articulated Scara robots. H8 robots are designed to automate tasks such as assembly and transport, are capable of handling … .
The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization of Japan on Wednesday unveiled a series of robots and systems to help deal with disasters such as the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant and reduce the danger for workers.The robots, … .
Robovie a 1.2-meter robot developed by ATR joined the science class at Higashihikari Elementary School in Japan on Feb. 5 for the start of a 14-month experiment. Data will be gathered to improve the robot’s ability to interact naturally with … .