FPV Robotics debuts Waver drone to inspect infrastructure on land, on water and in the air

Japanese startup FPV Robotics is leveraging drone technology to address a growing global need: inspecting aging infrastructure in an effort to avoid major issues like unexpected bridge collapses. FPV

Leopard: Oki starts selling robotic chair in Japan

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/oki_okamura_robot_-chair.jpg" /> I blogged Leopard, a robotic office chair, <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2008/11/06/leopard-oki-de

Voice-recognition technology finally utilized in remote controls

Outdated? OKI and a group of researchers of Waseda University in Tokyo have developed a device that is able to extract a person’s voice from a mix of background noise and other persons’ vo

Leopard: Oki develops robot-powered office chair

Oki has turned technology used in its leg-shaped robot “Robot Leg”, which was introduced in 2005, in a prototype office chair that is based on a human muscual mechanism. The so-called Leop