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Entries Tagged as 'Robots'

Korean boffins create female android

May 6th, 2006 · No Comments

Korean Scientists Develop Female Android The news that Korean boffins have developed a distinctly female android (click on the link above) fires the imagination with a blizzard of images from classic SF flicktion – Blade Runner, Metropolis, Battlestar Galactica, amongst others. The new Korean babebot stands 1.6 metres tall, can recognise 400 words (make up […]

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Japanese ministry predicts technology in 2025

April 17th, 2006 · No Comments

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry is predicting a society in which robots play a valuable social role and alternative fuel sources power consumer electronics. The Ministry’s Technology Strategy Map 2006 looks ahead to life in 2025, with the aim of setting goals for Japan’s leading high-technology manufacturers. Amongst its many predictions are a […]

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Japan to send robots to the moon

April 13th, 2006 · No Comments

asahi.com JAXA to send robots to the moon You’ve got to love this story from the Asahi Shimbun (click on the link above). The news that the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency is sending a team of robots to the moon conjures up wonderful images of Captain Qrio (pictured) and his band of faithful, but now […]

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Korea Soars in Global Robotics Competition

March 15th, 2006 · No Comments

The Korea Times : Korea Soars in Global Robotics Competition

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Hitachi EMIEW robot at the Sheraton, Japan

March 7th, 2006 · No Comments

Akihabara News – HDTV: EMIEW at the Sheraton

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The Korea Times : Stair-Walking Robots to Debut

March 2nd, 2006 · No Comments

The Korea Times : Stair-Walking Robots to Debut

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Qrio gets a job

February 12th, 2006 · No Comments

Qrio has a job. The little fella was last seen working at the Sony Ginza store as a greeter. At least he has a job. Look what happened to Aibo…

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Shopping with robots

February 3rd, 2006 · No Comments

The future of retailing collided with the cast of Futurama, recently, when the first robot greeter was employed at the Aeon shopping centre, in Yachiyo, Japan. Hired to welcome shoppers and guide them to the store’s various departments, the ‘bot, dubbed Enon, stands 130cm high and has a video screen built into its chest. ‘I […]

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