Robots will be among the high-tech wizardry on display at the 2005 World Expo in Aichi, Japan.
Two dinosaur robots take a stroll in Tokyo. Parasaurolophus (front) is 5.3 feet tall, 11.5 feet long and 187 pounds, and Tyrannosaurus has about the same dimensions. Japanese scientists developed the bots to greet visitors at the six-month 2005 World Exposition, which will kick off March 25 in central Japan.
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Dancers drive Toyota Motor's human-controlled walking robot "I-foot," which measures 2.36 meters high, weighs 200 kilograms and can walk at a speed of 1.35kph.
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Robots play trumpets, tuba and trombone at a preview for the Toyota group pavilion at the 2005 World Expo.