HRP-4C

  • Video: Super-Realistic HRP-4C Humanoid Walks Like Human

    Video: Super-Realistic HRP-4C Humanoid Walks Like Human

    Most robots that are labeled “humanoids” still have a common problem: they can only walk in a slow, mechanical and chopping motion. Even HRP-4C, in my opinion the most realistic humanoid ever created, wasn’t an exception – until now. Even though she could sing and later even learned to dance, walking was never her strong suit (the first version couldn’t move her… Read More

  • HRP-4C: Watch That Japanese Humanoid Singing A New Song (Video)

    Remember HRP-4C? I saw her once in real life with my own eyes, and I am still not sure what to think of one of the most realistic humanoids out there. Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology developed the fembot two years ago, and she keeps getting better and better – at singing and dancing. Read More

  • Video And Picture Gallery: Japan's Top Robots Of 2010

    Every year, Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) releases a hit list of the best robots the country has produced and gives their makers an award. And yesterday, the METI announced who will get the Robot Awards in 2010 [JP]. What follows is a list of all the robots that made the list. Read More

  • Videos: Cybernetic Human Robot HRP-4C Dancing

    We know her as a pretty creepy cyber-model, a bridezilla, and a singer. And now cybernetic human robot HRP-4C, brain child of Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), has learned how to dance, too. Read More

  • Video: Cybernetic Human Robot HRP-4C Can Now "Sing" Better

    Do you remember the HRP-4c, one of the most realistic humanoids out there? Made by Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, the fembot was so far mostly known as a pretty creepy cyber-model and bridezilla. In December last year, we’ve shown you a video of her trying to sing – and now she’s gotten better at that. Read More

  • Digital Contents Expo Tokyo: Cybernetic human robot HRP-4C demo (2 videos)

    Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology has showcased its most spectacular robot at the Digital Contents Expo in Tokyo today, the “cybernetic human” HRP-4C. The humanoid can’t move her legs, but the way she moves her arms, head and facial muscles is unbelievably human-like. Or you could say unbelievably creepy. Read More

  • Robots add new arsenal in their war against humanity: singing!

    Way back in March I wrote about the HRP-4C robot that walks and talks. At CEATEC today I saw this thing in person. And now it sings! Watch the video! Read More

  • Videos: Robotic bridezilla makes her debut

    The HRP-4C, one of the creepiest and most realistic humanoids out there, was intended to become a fashion model from the start. And now the robot did make its debut during a fashion show in Japan, giving a whole new meaning to the word “bridezilla”. Read More