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Yaskawa Electric Robot Becomes Kanji Master

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Visitors to the calligraphy exhibition at the West Japan General Exhibition Center got the opportunity to watch a robot draw kanji characters like an expert, ...

Kirobo Goes Into Space

Kirobo Goes Into Spa...

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The humanoid robot, Kirobo, is on his way to the ISS space station. The little bot is the world’s first talking companion to keep ...

This Robot Plays Air Hockey

This Robot Plays Air...

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Japanese researchers at Chiba University's Namiki Lab have developed an air-hockey robot that can actually compete against human players. Even better, the robot changes its ...

Robot girl tells you if your breath stinks

Robot girl tells you...

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Do girls think that you have bad breath? Maybe you should test your breath on a robot girl first. Researchers in Fukuoka, Japan have created ...

$20,000 Mech Made for Kids

$20,000 Mech Made fo...

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Looking for an affordable Mech that won't cost you over a million dollars? Here's a budget $20,000 mech for all your needs. Sakakibara Kikai ...

HEARBO Has Super Hearing

HEARBO Has Super Hea...

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HEARBO (meaning the HEAR-ing roBOt) is pretty unique among robots. He has the ability to distinguish all kinds of sounds. Even voices and sound effects. ...

HiBot Robotic Water Snake

HiBot Robotic Water ...

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For reasons that elude us, Japanese company Hi-Bot has decided to produce a robotic version of a water snake. As if we don't have enough ...

Toshiba unveils nuclear emergency robot for Fukushima recovery

Toshiba unveils nucl...

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Surprisingly enough Japan wasn't prepared for the Fukushima nuclear disaster that hit last year. They had to look to the U.S. for nuclear disaster-ready robots ...

Takara Tomy Robo Fish

Takara Tomy Robo Fis...

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Takara Tomy is well known for making some awesome robot toys as well as more traditional toys. They have outdone themselves with these Robo Fish. ...

Axe and Gundam Team Up To Fight B.O.

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Man, I wish we had cool stuff like this in the USA. The folks over at Robots Dreams spotted this at their local department store ...

Vstone Tichnos Sell Backpacks, Dance Around

Vstone Tichnos Sell ...

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You might remember Vstone's Tichnos robots. They were designed more or less to sell stuff and promote products or businesses. Well, they have been hard ...

Mahoro Robot Does Dangerous Lab Work Fast

Mahoro Robot Does Da...

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Mahoro wants to cut down on accidents and speed things up. was developed by both AIST and Yaskawa. It’s designed to do dangerous lab work ...