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Making a bipedal robot is hard. You have to make sure maintain exquisite balance at all times and, even with the amazing things Atlas can do, there is still a chance that your crazy robot will fall ov
Researchers at the University of Tokyo have created a method for growing and connecting single neurons using geometric patterns to route the neurons more precisely, cell by cell. The article, “A
Not sure what there is to add to the headline, really. Well, I guess I should probably explain a bit.
We've covered our fair share of animal <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/robots/">robots</a> from Japan in <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/07/06/video-robot-mimics-snail-style-for-omn
A team of researchers at the <a href="http://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/index_e.html">University of Tokyo</a> has developed a new type of optical atomic clock that boasts a 100 quadrillionth of a second accura
<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
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/3d_book_scan1.png" /> Scanning or copying books will get a lot more comfortable in the future, thanks to the <a href="http://www.k2.t.u-
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/solar_panel.jpg" /> If there's something solar energy as a technology needs, then it's better and cheaper solar cells. And now Sharp has
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/apripoco.jpg" /> We have reported about a number of household robots from Japan in the past. Those machines covered areas like <a href="
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/xi-v_2.jpg" /> As if the <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/06/28/heart-beat-posting-device-lets-your-twitter-followers-know-your-a
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/yotaro_robot.jpg" /> <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/03/04/meet-baby-humanoids-m3-synchy-and-m3-neony/">Just two weeks ago</a>,
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/book_scanner_tokyo_university.jpg" /> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Book_Search">Wikipedia says</a> Google is using a spe
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/touch_holography-620x345.png" /> Here's some <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/08/05/video-a-touchable-hologram/">more info</a> on
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/robot_baseball.png" /> Baseball is a national sports in Japan and so it was just a matter of time for this baseball- and robot-crazy cou
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/satellite_japan.jpg" /> In cooperation with private businesses, Japanese students from various universities have developed a total of fou
The Information and Robot Technology Research Initiative, a research body of the prestigious University of Tokyo, has developed a small desktop robot that assists elderly people in managing daily task
Augmented reality, the concept of linking virtual objects and reality, is a concept that has led to some rather dubious results in the past (although it is used also in medicine, architecture and othe
Last year’s Grand Prize winning robot There should be no doubt that Japan is the world’s leading nation when it comes to the production and promotion of robots of all kinds. Each year, Nip
In cooperation with Toyota, the Information and Robot Technology Research Initiative, a research body of prestigious University of Tokyo, has developed a robot that handles household chores [JP, PDF].
Japan’s most prestigious educational institution, the University of Tokyo, and semiconductor company Matsushita Electric Industrial (Panasonic), today unveiled an ultrasensitive sensor for robot