Tag: robot

HRP-3 Promet Mk-II

Wondering why this robot looks pretty cool? It�s probably because it was designed by Yutaka Izubuchi, who worked on designs for mecha in the Gundam...

Wakamaru – Humanoid Robot for Hire

Get your artificial receptionist/valet while supplies last. Japanese manufacturer Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has announced that its humanoid communication robot Wakamaru is now available for rent....

Tamanoi Vinegar Robot

Yes oh yes, another post about robots/androids/machines following in the vein of my posts about the people lifter, Gundam 1.0, Robot Menagerie, temporary worker robot,...

Japan Drafts Guidelines For Robot Use!

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has drafted a 60-page set of proposals for managing the development of robots. It is called the Draft...

Robot Menagerie – pictures on bbc.com

The “in pictures” section has once again been updated with something of interest to me so I decided to share. Japan is at the forefront...

Robot serves as temp worker in Japan

It can greet people, show DVDs and hand out balloons. “Ubiko,” a robot-on-wheels with a catlike face, is joining the crew of temporary workers supplied...