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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


iRex readies robots for your retirement (pictures)

Robots for elderly care were part of a large variety of machines on display at the 2013 International Robot Exhibition in Tokyo.

8 Images By November 8, 2013


Giant robotic teddy bear: Japan's nurse of the future

The gentle giant has been designed specifically to assist in caring for Japan's ageing population, taking on heavy-duty tasks such as lifting.

By February 25, 2015


Crave in Comments: From Razr to iRex

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

By November 13, 2011


Humanoid workers wow crowds at iRex (photos)

Humanoid factory workers and heavy-duty industrial robots mix it up at the 2011 iRex robot trade show in Tokyo.

8 Images By November 10, 2011


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


'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


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


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


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