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Tag Archives: Japanese
A new hobby type robot called Palro from Japanese company Fuji Soft has been introduced. This cute robot will cost around $3,300 and stands 15″ tall. Palro has 20 DOF, 4 microphones, a speaker, camera, 3 axis gyro sensor, 4 … Continue reading
A Japanese robotic mannequin can change a pose when a customer walks by. The robot uses a proximity sensor to detect how close the shopper is and then changes its pose. They hope to one day use facial recognition software … Continue reading
The Osaka Tenjin Festival is one of three great festivals in Japan. This yearly July festival attracts more than a million visitors each year. This year, a Wakamaru robot from Mistubishi Heavy Industries is being trained for the festival. See … Continue reading
Wow. This was certainly part of one little boy’s childhood fantasies. These awesome robots were built by Jiro Aizawa in the 1950’s and 1960’s and apparently have been sleeping in a warehouse until now. The Google translator states the following: … Continue reading