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  • Video: Wall-Crawling Robots From Japan

    Video: Wall-Crawling Robots From Japan

    It’s been some tough months for the three humanoids, which Japan showcased at the Shanghai Expo to demonstrate the country’s dominance in robotics. The machines, dubbed Yume Robo, have been climbing up and down a 15-meter wall at the Japanese pavilion every 20 minutes, for the last 184 days. Read More

  • Videos: Toyota’s amazing violin-playing robot

    Videos: Toyota’s amazing violin-playing robot

    Toyota has never been known as an auto maker that’s really active in the robotics area (as opposed to Honda, for example), at least when it comes to producing robots with high show value. There are two exceptions though: one is Winglet, the Segway-like robotic vehicle Toyota showed in 2008, and the other is a violin-playing humanoid that made its debut back in 2007. Read More