The robot research laboratory at Chonnam National University, Korea has developed a robotic plant that has humidifying, oxygen-producing, aroma-emitting, and kinetic functions. Just like real plants, the robotic plant emits oxygen, moisture,..
Cyberdyne a new company in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan will mass-produce a robotic suit that reads brain signals and helps people with mobility problems. HAL- short for hybrid assistive limb -is a..
Underwater robot Sentry powered by 1000 lithium-ion batteries completes first seafloor survey mission
The newly-developed underwater robot Sentry capable of diving as deep as 5,000 meters (3.1 miles) into the ocean, has successfully completed its first scientific mission, the U.S. National Science Foundation reported on..
NEC demonstrated the use of its PaPeRo home robot as a human machine interface (HMI) for inputting information, such as the destination and purpose of an outing, into a car navigation system..
Yamaha showcased a stick-like device, “Muro Sensor,” that can be used to play music by sensing the direction and speed of acceleration. The Muro Sensor, in its about 15cm long chassis, is..
Hitachi humanoid robot can distinguish voices even when three people are talking to it at the same time
Hitachi exhibited its second humanoid robot EMIEW2 at the recently concluded Hitachi uValue Convention 2008. Hitachi light weight humanoid robot EMIEW2 weighs 13kg and can move on wheels as well as two..
Squeezable chemical robots designed to mimic caterpillars may one day be used to sneak through tight spots before expanding to 10 times their size, then biodegrade once the task is finished. The..