humanoids

Video: Japanese Robot Learns To Clean A Whiteboard

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/robot_learns-620x339.png" /> The <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/robocalypse/">Robocalypse</a> is coming closer and closer: a tea

Video: Humanoid HRP-2 Doesn't Avoid, But Walks Over Obstacle

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/hrp2.jpg" /> Do you remember the impressive and extremely agile humanoid HRP-2 we've shown you in <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/201

Video: Mini Humanoid PALRO Now Speaks English

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/palro_robot.png" /> As if mini humanoid <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/palro">PALRO</a> wasn't awesome enough already, he now ca

Video: Kinect-Controlled Mini Humanoid

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/v-sido-620x343.png" /> Seems like we will be getting <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/kinect/">Kinect</a>-controlled robots on a <

Video: Household Robot Pours Drinks, Pops Party Poppers

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/robot_home-620x335.png" /> Japan has many advanced <a href="http://search.beta.techcrunch.com/query.php?s=robot+household">home robots</

Videos: Three Super-Quick Mini Humanoids

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/KHR-3HV_kondo.png" /> One weak point many humanoid <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/robots/">robots</a> have in common is that they

Video: Humanoid HRP-2 Doesn't Avoid Obstacles But Makes Use Of Them

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/hrp2.jpg" /> Usually, one way to determine how sophisticated robots are is to look at how they deal with obstacles standing in their way

Videos: Fujisoft's PALRO Humanoid Has A Memory

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/palro.png" /> We've covered <a href="http://www.fsi.co.jp/e/index.html">Fujisoft</a>'s mini humanoid PALRO twice <a href="http://www.cru

Video: Mini Humanoid "KHR-3HV Black"

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/03047_image01-682x1024-620x930.jpg" /> Japanese robot maker <a href="http://www.kondo-robot.com/EN/">Kondo</a> today <a href="http://kon

Video: Super-Realistic Humanoid Geminoid-F Stars In A Play

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Picture-31-620x293.png" /> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroshi_Ishiguro">Hiroshi Ishiguro</a>, one of Japan’s most famous ro

Video: Wall-Crawling Robots From Japan

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/yumerobo.jpg" /> It's been some tough months for the three humanoids, which Japan showcased at the Shanghai Expo to demonstrate the coun

Videos: Super-Realistic Female Humanoid Actroid-F

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/actroid.jpg" /> We have shown you many <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/04/05/creepy-creepier-japans-new-android-video/">super-re

Videos: Cybernetic Human Robot HRP-4C Dancing

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/hrp_4c_2.jpg" /> </a>We know her as a pretty creepy <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/03/16/robot-to-do-its-little-turn-on-the-cat

Videos: Group Of French Robots Visiting Japan

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/6a00d83451da2069e20134882acb4b970c.jpg" /> A French company exporting robots (of all things) to Japan? Paris-based <a href="http://www.a

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

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/robott_woman.jpg" /> Do you remember the <a href="http://search.beta.techcrunch.com/query.php?s=hrp-4c">HRP-4c</a>, one of the most real

Video: Mini Humanoid "Little Seiko" Navigating an S-shaped Balance Beam

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/img_girl.jpg" /> Yesterday, we showed you "Little Seiko", a pretty awesome unicycling mini humanoid developed by Japan-based <a href="ht

Murata's Awesome Unicycle Robots Get A 2010 Upgrade

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/murata.jpg" /> Japan-based electronics company <a href="http://www.murata.com/index.html">Murata</a> caused a splash two years ago with

Videos: Bipedal Robot Vehicle Core

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/core_robot.jpg" /> I'm telling you, Terminators are just around the corner. Just look at what a team of researchers at <a href="http://w

HRP-4: Meet Japan's New And Awesome Humanoid Robot (Video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/Picture-13.png" /> Japan’s <a href="http://www.aist.go.jp/index_en.html">National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technol

Video: Fujisoft's PALRO Mini Humanoid

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/palro.jpg" /> We first covered PALRO (Pal+Robot), a mini humanoid made by Tokyo-based <a href="http://www.fsi.co.jp/e/index.html">Fujiso
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