• Videos: Bipedal Robot Vehicle Core

    I’m telling you, Terminators are just around the corner. Just look at what a team of researchers at Chiba Institute of Technology (CIT) has developed: a very cool robotic vehicle that stands on two legs. Dubbed core [JP], it’s an impressive 1,915mm tall and weighs 230kg. Read More

  • Japan gets roller coaster-like public transportation system

    Osaka-based company Senyo Kogyo announced plans to build a test line for “Eco Ride”, an energy-saving transportation system, this October. The system will be constructed in Chiba, east of Tokyo. The company already operates similar railways in Ibaraki prefecture, Nagoya and Osaka. Just like a roller coaster, Eco Ride is planned to make use of height differences on the railway. Read More