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We'd had some indication that robot teachers could be headed to classrooms sooner or later, but it looks like things may now be progressing faster than anyone thought. According to South Korea's etnews, the country has announced plans to invest in a so-called "R-Learning" program that promises to p...

February 22nd 2010 at 4:57pm 0 Comments
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We've seen KIST's Marhu robot tooling around here before, but now they're showing off the latest models, the Mahru-Z (with some help from Mahru-M), in some super useful scenarios. Mahru-Z and M have been successfully demonstrating their service abilities by carrying cups of tea, and retrieving to...

January 18th 2010 at 6:14pm 0 Comments
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We've enjoyed watching KIST's Hubo do crazy things like wear the face of Albert Einstein and ride a Segway, but we haven't given as much attention to its brother Mahru. Feeling left out, the biped learned to dance with its upper body whilst walking around -- an impressive feat, considering it wasn'...

October 13th 2008 at 3:04pm 0 Comments
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Can you hear it? That's Hulkamania turned up a notch with the release of the KIST's latest, the Mahru II. Apparently the glass-jawed Mahru I never made it out of the steel cage match... damn you Randy Savage! Enter II who not only busts a mean "most muscular," but can bow down and greet his opponen...

November 1st 2006 at 9:36am 0 Comments