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In the past, ASIMO’s public performances have heavily monitored by humans and orchestrated by hidden operators. With the hope of rendering the robot more autonomous, Honda has partnered with Japan’s National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation to create an interactive presentation with their little humanoid robot. Since Asimo was completely on its own this […]

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I’m pleased to bring GoRobotics an exclusive interview with Angelica Lim of Kyoto University. When I first started writing here at GoRobotics, one of my goals that I stated was to bring more compelling academic research to the general public and enthusiasts because behind lots of jargon and hidden in some grad student’s lab somewhere […]

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The M3-Neony and M3-Synchy were developed as baby bots aimed at testing machine learning software, and specifically to take a look at fine motor skill development. The hardware on this adorable little bot are some typical cameras, a microphone, gyro, accelerometer, and tactile sensors. I heard about the M3–neony and M3-synchy through this Engadget article […]

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It’s no secret to people that Japan and South Korea have aging populations. Moreover, Japan holds the world record for life expectancy (along with Andorra), and has more than 40,000 centenarians. It’s for these reasons that Japan is maximizing its efforts to develop robots that will care for the elderly and those with reduced mobility. […]

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A new Japanese robotics magazine, Robot Life, has polled 500 Japanese females to ask them who was their favorite commercial robot. The grand winner was the PaPeRo robot, pictured at left, built by NEC. Also making the top 10 list (though, at a dismal 10th), is our friend Robonova. Wakamaru and Manoi were also in […]

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  The International Robot Exhibition (IREX) is going on right now in Tokyo, Japan! The 4 day long exhibition is featuring over 200 companies and some really cool robots. It looks like about the only site really covering the event is Akihabara News. The PacMan robot at IREX (with video) is currently making big waves […]

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