Robot,japan

10.10.14
Honda's latest robotic stool is fun to ride, still impossible to buy
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10.10.14

Honda's latest robotic stool is fun to ride, still impossible to buy

One of the several reasons for why we love CEATEC is that we get to test ride human transporters t...

By R. Lai,   10.10.14
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09.04.14
Dyson's first robot vacuum promises more suction than the competition
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09.04.14

Dyson's first robot vacuum promises more suction than the competition

Sixteen years and nearly $47 million in the making, Dyson's unveiled its first robot vacuum cleane...

By M. Smith,   09.04.14
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07.16.14
Honda's upgraded ASIMO robot is faster and smarter but still won't scare Sarah Connor
07.16.14

Honda's upgraded ASIMO robot is faster and smarter but still won't scare Sarah Connor

Honda's been working on its ASIMO robot for the better part of two decades, but only now is it fin...

By D. Cooper,   07.16.14
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06.12.14
Are you ready for your first home robot? Meet Pepper
06.12.14

Are you ready for your first home robot? Meet Pepper

The path to mainstream home robots is strewn with the battery-drained corpses of AIBO and lesser-k...

By M. Smith,   06.12.14
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06.05.14
Softbank's 'Pepper' robot understands feelings, will cost less than $2,000 next year
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06.05.14

Softbank's 'Pepper' robot understands feelings, will cost less than $2,000 next year

Japanese telecom Softbank and its CEO Masayoshi Son have never been afraid to push the envelope, a...

By R. Lawler,   06.05.14
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05.07.14
Panasonic's medical robot returns after the first-gen sold but two
05.07.14

Panasonic's medical robot returns after the first-gen sold but two

Remember Hospi, the digital porter from 2004? We wouldn't blame you if you didn't, since Panasonic...

By D. Cooper,   05.07.14
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07.24.13
Toyota begins public testing of its Segway killer, reminds us Segway was a thing (video)
07.24.13

Toyota begins public testing of its Segway killer, reminds us Segway was a thing (video)

Originally teased five years ago, Toyota's Segway-killing Winglet is finally taking to the streets...

By D. Cooper,   07.24.13
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05.07.13
Robotic girl and dog pair up to judge your body odor in Japanese
05.07.13

Robotic girl and dog pair up to judge your body odor in Japanese

"Emergency taking place!" That's quite possibly the last thing you'd want to hear from anyone smel...

By Z. Honig,   05.07.13
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05.01.13
SOINN gets intelligence boost, uses web-based image search to ID objects
05.01.13

SOINN gets intelligence boost, uses web-based image search to ID objects

Tokyo Institute of Technology's SOINN (Self-Organizing Incremental Neural Network) bot was impress...

By Z. Honig,   05.01.13
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