Osaka university

03.27.12
Osaka University wants to shake your hand with its robotic glove (video)
03.27.12

Osaka University wants to shake your hand with its robotic glove (video)

Feel like you aren't connecting with the people you video chat with? A team from Osaka University...

View
11.23.11
Terahertz wireless chip could deliver 30Gbps of bandwidth, stream uncompressed 4K video
11.23.11

Terahertz wireless chip could deliver 30Gbps of bandwidth, stream uncompressed 4K video

Usually, when we start talking terahertz, it means one thing: lasers! But not today, friends. Today,...

View
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...

View
03.30.11
Researchers show off 'flex' interface for touchscreens
03.30.11

Researchers show off 'flex' interface for touchscreens

No, it's not an actual flexible touchscreen, but this so-called "flex" interface developed by some...

View
03.24.11
Researchers enable tactile feedback for e-readers using real paper, just like the olden days (video)
03.24.11

Researchers enable tactile feedback for e-readers using real paper, just like the olden days (video)

Brainiacs from Osaka University have created what they've called the Paranga -- a device that fulfi...

View
03.17.11
3D fog projection display brings purple bunnies to life, just in time to lay chocolate eggs (video)
03.17.11

3D fog projection display brings purple bunnies to life, just in time to lay chocolate eggs (video)

Fog projectors have been around for ages, but projecting a 2D image onto a wavy field of 3D smoke d...

View
03.04.11
Elfoid is the human-shaped phone from Japan that tickles when it rings (video)
03.04.11

Elfoid is the human-shaped phone from Japan that tickles when it rings (video)

The Telenoid R1 achieved a new level of creepiness on the Japanese robotic front -- quite an achiev...

View
08.02.10
Hiroshi Ishiguro creates his creepiest robot yet, the Telenoid R1 (video)
08.02.10

Hiroshi Ishiguro creates his creepiest robot yet, the Telenoid R1 (video)

Sure, creating freakish humanoid clones is Hiroshi Ishiguro's primary hobby, but his latest work ta...

View
05.03.10
RoboCup Japan Open underway in Osaka, mechanical soccer still pretty boring (video)
05.03.10

RoboCup Japan Open underway in Osaka, mechanical soccer still pretty boring (video)

They can be adapted to a wide range of human activities -- spying, killing, and assembling automobi...

View