The largest-ever edition of Tokyo's iRex robot trade show promotes ideas for an aging society.
RoboEarth, meant to be a Web community where caregiving bots can autonomously swap knowledge, is about to be demonstrated. Please don't let the Terminator have access to this thing.
The polite Social Trash Box out of Japan twists, bends, and reminds you to do your part to keep public spaces clean.
The latest iteration of NEC's partner droid could use third-party apps to help keep an eye over your home or distant relatives.
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At the 2011 International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo, power-lifting bots mix it up with the latest humanoids.
This modified assembly robot has been put to work in the lab, where it's handling dangerous materials to keep people out of harm's way.
Yasukawa's Smartpal VII telepresence robot can help you tidy up from hundreds of miles away.
Japan's NSK is developing a robot guide dog that can lead the visually impaired up and down stairs. At the moment, it's neither cute nor practical.
Masahiko Yamaguchi's mini robot can balance itself while riding a bike just by moving the handlebars. Expect wheelies soon.