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Seeing-eye robots? Bots for elderly draw crowds at iRex

The largest-ever edition of Tokyo's iRex robot trade show promotes ideas for an aging society.

By November 8, 2013

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'Wikipedia for robots': Because bots need an Internet too

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.

By January 15, 2014

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Social garbage bin tells you to pick up the trash

The polite Social Trash Box out of Japan twists, bends, and reminds you to do your part to keep public spaces clean.

By November 14, 2013

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Pint-sized PaPeRo Petit robot wants to keep watch over you

The latest iteration of NEC's partner droid could use third-party apps to help keep an eye over your home or distant relatives.

By November 12, 2013

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Crave in Comments: From Razr to iRex

The holiday season is approaching. Take some refuge in our featured comments.

By November 13, 2011

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Humanoid plant workers wow crowds at iRex

At the 2011 International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo, power-lifting bots mix it up with the latest humanoids.

By November 9, 2011

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Two-armed robot takes on risky lab work

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.

By July 7, 2012

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Kinect-run Smartpal robot cleans mom's house

Yasukawa's Smartpal VII telepresence robot can help you tidy up from hundreds of miles away.

By November 22, 2011

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Bad idea: Robot seeing-eye dogs

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.

By November 18, 2011

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Bike with no brakes no prob for mini robot

Masahiko Yamaguchi's mini robot can balance itself while riding a bike just by moving the handlebars. Expect wheelies soon.

By November 14, 2011