Humanoids

07.24.12
Nao humanoid climbs spiral staircase, breakfast in bed is around the corner (video)
07.24.12

Nao humanoid climbs spiral staircase, breakfast in bed is around the corner (video)

Robots can clean your pool and pick up after your lavish dinner parties, but what use is Mr. Nao w...

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04.06.11
Geminoids meet their human doppelgangers for a photo op you'll never forget (video)
04.06.11

Geminoids meet their human doppelgangers for a photo op you'll never forget (video)

Three of the well-dressed individuals above are humans (at least they say they are). The other thre...

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02.25.11
World's first robot marathon gets off to a slow start, will likely stay that way
02.25.11

World's first robot marathon gets off to a slow start, will likely stay that way

It might take them a good 92 hours longer than the fastest human runners, but a group of five pint-...

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11.28.10
DARwIn-OP humanoid revealed, ready to open source your robotics program
11.28.10

DARwIn-OP humanoid revealed, ready to open source your robotics program

The next version of the RoboCup-famous DARwIn bot is about ready to give the Nao a run for its mone...

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08.14.10
Prototype of robot that develops emotions on interacting with humans officially complete
08.14.10

Prototype of robot that develops emotions on interacting with humans officially complete

The first prototype of a Nao robot that can develop emotions as it interacts with a human caregive...

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09.21.09
JingJing and PuiPui bots followup on the BHR tai chi bots, give a good interview
09.21.09

JingJing and PuiPui bots followup on the BHR tai chi bots, give a good interview

The fine folks at the Beijing Institute of Technology just unveiled a pair of new bots, dubbed Jing...

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12.03.07
SmartPal V robot, now with additional lumbar units!
12.03.07

SmartPal V robot, now with additional lumbar units!

Straight out of Japan comes the latest mobile robot to ease our daily lives while threatening our j...

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08.25.06
Lazy Hubo gets a Segway
08.25.06

Lazy Hubo gets a Segway

What's the world coming to? It's bad enough that everyone moves from here to there in their cars, mo...

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