RobotShop Inc. announces today the launch of its subsidiary, RobotShop Japan Co., Ltd. RobotShop officially begins operations in Japan by launching a logistics center in the territory as well as a dedicated website.
Posts Tagged: Japan
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
David is probably going to hate me for this, but an email just popped up on the Robotics Society of America mailing list from David Calkins, saying: So, The All-Japan 3kg Sumo Tournament is Dec 21st in Tokyo. Fujisoft gave me 2 seats to go, all expenses, … [and] […]
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 […]
PeopleStaff, an employment agency in Japanese, is adding robots to its usual roster of people. PeopleStaff is recommending companies recruit Hello Kitty Robo and Ifbot. The positions are receptionists and hospital care, respectively. One wonders if the company is also considering a name change.