Humanoid robot

02.18.11
Fujitsu's HOAP-2 robot wipes whiteboards clean -- humankind next in line? (video)
02.18.11

Fujitsu's HOAP-2 robot wipes whiteboards clean -- humankind next in line? (video)

They've taught them how to flip pancakes and shoot arrows, and now they're teaching humanoids to er...

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01.21.11
PALRO robot masters English, will never shut up again (video)
01.21.11

PALRO robot masters English, will never shut up again (video)

When first we saw Fujisoft's PALRO robot doing its thing we were charmed but, as it didn't speak En...

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01.01.11
Homemade robot has boring name, but likes to party
01.01.11

Homemade robot has boring name, but likes to party

Is all that bottle-poppin' and drink-serving getting in the way of you releasing your inner party a...

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12.26.10
HRP-2 humanoid robot learns to use obstacles to its advantage
12.26.10

HRP-2 humanoid robot learns to use obstacles to its advantage

There may be plenty of robots out there able to avoid or overcome obstacles, but we can't say we've...

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12.23.10
Cambridge developing 'mind reading' computer interface with the countenance of Charles Babbage (video)
12.23.10

Cambridge developing 'mind reading' computer interface with the countenance of Charles Babbage (video)

For years now, researchers have been exploring ways to create devices that understand the nonverbal...

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11.28.10
Nao developer program kicks off: $4,800, robot included
11.28.10

Nao developer program kicks off: $4,800, robot included

We've been following Aldebaran Robotics' Nao humanoid robot literally since it took its first steps...

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11.03.10
Choreographing a humanoid robot's dance routine is as easy as click and pull
11.03.10

Choreographing a humanoid robot's dance routine is as easy as click and pull

You may not be able to build an HRP-4C fembot in your average garage, but the programming would pra...

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11.01.10
SCHEMA robot shows off its conversation management skills in a group setting
11.01.10

SCHEMA robot shows off its conversation management skills in a group setting

SCHEMA is a conversational humanoid robot at Waseda University in Japan with some pretty serious sk...

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10.15.10
Turkey's $1 million humanoid SURALP robot gets a coming out party (video)
10.15.10

Turkey's $1 million humanoid SURALP robot gets a coming out party (video)

Yet another country has a walking humanoid robot to call its own, joining the illustrious league of...

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