The largest-ever edition of Tokyo's iRex robot trade show promotes ideas for an aging society.
Robots for elderly care were part of a large variety of machines on display at the 2013 International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo.
The gentle giant has been designed specifically to assist in caring for Japan's ageing population, taking on heavy-duty tasks such as lifting.
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.
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Humanoid factory workers and heavy-duty industrial robots mix it up at the 2011 iRex robot trade show in Tokyo.
At the 2011 International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo, power-lifting bots mix it up with the latest humanoids.
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.
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.