Service bot

01.18.10
KIST Mahru-Z waits on you very, very slowly
01.18.10

KIST Mahru-Z waits on you very, very slowly

We've seen KIST's Marhu robot tooling around here before, but now they're showing off the latest...

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06.13.08
Pal Technology's REEM-B humanoid shown off in Abu Dhabi
06.13.08

Pal Technology's REEM-B humanoid shown off in Abu Dhabi

We heard that Pal Technology's REEM-B would be "fully revealed in Q1 2008," and while things seem t...

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11.21.07
Hitachi's EMIEW 2 humanoid runs errands, could easily replace Michael Scott
11.21.07

Hitachi's EMIEW 2 humanoid runs errands, could easily replace Michael Scott

While we thoroughly enjoyed hearing of EMIEW's (presumably) short-lived career as a hotel clerk, it...

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11.21.07
Ladybug-styled robot to clean restrooms, give travel tips
11.21.07

Ladybug-styled robot to clean restrooms, give travel tips

Japan's no stranger to a wide variety of service-oriented robots, and it looks like it could soon b...

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08.10.07
Enryu T-53 service robot cleans up Japan post-earthquake
08.10.07

Enryu T-53 service robot cleans up Japan post-earthquake

It's been far too long since we've seen the Enryu support robot out on the streets of Japan, and un...

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03.01.07
University of Tokyo crafts tea-grabbing humanoid to serve you better
03.01.07

University of Tokyo crafts tea-grabbing humanoid to serve you better

If you've got a domesticated service bot around to flip your channels and chase away any uninvited i...

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02.09.07
Yuki-taro chrews through snow, chunks out ice cubes
02.09.07

Yuki-taro chrews through snow, chunks out ice cubes

The Japanese are well known for crafting useful robots to do the dirty work for humans who'd rather...

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