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  • Video: Advanced Japanese Home Robots

    We have reported about a number of household robots from Japan in the past. Those machines covered areas like preparing sushi or pancakes, cleaning the house or the toilet. But Japan’s home robot makers haven’t been sleeping since, as you can see in the video embedded below. Read More

  • Toshiba's ApriPoco helper robot looks innocent for a reason

    First, this is not an April Fools joke post. Biggs does those, not me. This is ApriPoco, a small helper robot created by Toshiba. It can learn how to accomplish any number of tasks using its built-in infrared sensor, like turning on the TV, useful for the elderly (or lazy). There’s a reason why ApriPoco looks as childlike as it does. Its developers know how frustrated people can get when… Read More