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Japanese Robots: Honda’s High-Access Survey Robot Goes to Work in Fukushima. Finally Some Action for (parts of) ASIMO!

The first signs of trouble at Fukushima were quickly followed by expectations of an action-ready ASIMO leaping to the rescue. Honda’s humanoid remains far from able, but their new High-Access Survey Robot is on the job, and of so[...]
Japanese Robots: Honda’s High-Access Survey Robot Goes to Work in Fukushima. Finally Some Action for (parts of) ASIMO!

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Japanese Robots: On DARPA, SCHAFT, and the Peace Constitution (and bad reporting)

One could reasonably assume Japan’s impressive array of supertech humanoid robots would swarm the inspired-by-Fukushima DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC), but Tokyo University spin-off SCHAFT Robotics is it. DARPA’s militariness and[...]
Japanese Robots: On DARPA, SCHAFT, and the Peace Constitution (and bad reporting)

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Kanagawa Prefecture, Isuzu, Toshiba, Tpeco and Keio University Working on the Next EV Bus

It’s about time someone in Japan decided to step forward and begin working on a soon to be released (2012) EV (Electric Vehicle) bus . With a first prototype to be launched and ready to test in 2010, the folks (cited above) are w[...]
Kanagawa Prefecture, Isuzu, Toshiba, Tpeco and Keio University Working on the Next EV Bus

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