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  • Video: Robovie-R Ver. 3 to start supporting the elderly in November

    The Robovie-R Ver.3, an advanced service humanoid jointly made by major Japanese robot maker Vstone and Japan’s Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute (ATR), has a lot going for it. The 120cm robot can understand and answer questions, he can serve as a guide for humans (he “walks” at about 2.5km/h), he’s cute, and he’s touch sensitive (through a total… Read More

  • Robovie-R Ver. 3 to make life for the elderly and disabled easier

    Robovie is one of the most famous robot brands in Japan (we last covered the iPod touch-powered robovie mR2 in March), and major Japanese robot maker Vstone‘s flagship series is to get a significant upgrade soon. Just like the mR2, this new model, the Robovie-R Ver.3, was jointly developed by Vstone and Japan’s Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute (ATR). Read More

  • Robot maker Vstone rolls out three mini humanoids

    We just recently visited Japanese robot maker Vstone‘s flagship store in Akihabara for a detailed photo report. The company has now announced three mini humanoids, which are all part of their famous “Robovie” series of two-legged robots. Buyers can choose between a new Robovie-X model and two versions of Robovie-nano. Vstone is offering the three robots not as kits but as… Read More