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Toyota's 6 feet 3 inches humanoid robot that plays basketball: Interesting facts

Toyota recently unveiled a 6ft 3in  humanoid robot.

Mar 28, 2018, 23:17 PM IST

Humanoid robot Sophia picks Shah Rukh Khan as her favourite actor!

A creation of the Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics, the robot has been designed in actress Audrey Hepburn's image. 

Feb 20, 2018, 12:50 PM IST

Want to start a family, says world's first humanoid robot citizen

Like humans, all robots deserve to start a family, Sophia said. 

Nov 26, 2017, 22:22 PM IST

Android developers get increased access to 'Pepper' the humanoid robot, ahead of US launch!

Ahead of its US launch, SoftBank Mobiles, it seems, has gone a step further and announced that the ‘bot is being opened more widely to developers, at this week's Google I/O.

May 19, 2016, 22:53 PM IST

Meet Jia Jia, a realistic-looking robot that can chat with humans – Watch!

The human-like robot, developed by the Researchers at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in Anhui, China, can also make facial expressions and nod in response to questions.

Apr 28, 2016, 12:41 PM IST

Meet Mark 1, the female humanoid robot that looks like Scarlett Johansson– Watch video!

Ricky Ma was 42, who grew up watching cartoons featuring the adventures of robots, has successfully made a life-sized humanoid robot.

Apr 04, 2016, 17:09 PM IST

Now, Japanese robots can build infrastructure, save human lives during disasters

Japan has developed robots to help rescue victims during any disaster. The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) recently displayed these robots and the work that they do.

Dec 29, 2015, 22:32 PM IST

Humanoid robot to pass on key science to ISS astronauts

A team of French researchers has developed “an autobiographical memory” for the only robot on the International Space Station (ISS) which will help the robot liaise between the astronauts that change every six months in order to pass on information.

Sep 08, 2015, 13:06 PM IST

NASA has a robot in International Space Station

 NASA has a humanoid robot on board the International Space Station. Robonaut 2 is the first robot inside a human space vehicle operating without a cage and first to work with human-rated tools in space.

Jun 21, 2015, 15:04 PM IST

Japan`s humanoid robot `Pepper` set to hit stores

Japan`s SoftBank said Thursday that its chatty humanoid robot Pepper would go on sale this weekend, as it announced a deal with China`s biggest e-commerce website Alibaba and a Taiwanese manufacturer to work on robotics technology.

Jun 18, 2015, 16:29 PM IST

South Koreans triumph in US robot challenge

South Korean boffins carried home the $2 million top prize Saturday after their robot triumphed in a disaster-response challenge inspired by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan.

Jun 07, 2015, 12:05 PM IST

Humanoid robot works as receptionist in Japan

A robot bearing a striking resemblance to a woman is the new receptionist in several of Tokyo's famous Mitsukoshi department stores, Mitsukoshi sales director Shintaro Yamamoto said on Monday.

Apr 20, 2015, 22:37 PM IST

Japan: Toshiba develops humanoid robot

The Japanese company Toshiba has designed and developed a female-like robot named Chihira.

Apr 20, 2015, 13:19 PM IST

Humanoid robot, Nao to debut at Japanese Mitsubishi bank

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group is employing ‘Nao’, a multilingual 5.4-kg robot, who will begin work in a branch in April

Apr 14, 2015, 10:20 AM IST

Software developed for robots to aid dementia patients

A group of Japanese developers has created software for robots that will monitor and help dementia patients in their daily lives, media reported Monday.

Feb 23, 2015, 19:29 PM IST

Smart robots to become future firefighters at sea

A group of the US engineering students has created a firefighting robot that may help sailors fight fires at sea

Feb 08, 2015, 16:52 PM IST

Meet the world's first `emotional robot` designed to serve people with dementia

 A new robot has recently been developed that help take care of people with dementia by recognizing their emotions.

Jan 26, 2015, 11:43 AM IST

Dancing, talking robots show off at Madrid congress

Hundreds of robotics experts and their whirring, flashing robot creations gathered in Madrid on Wednesday for a top world congress on humanoid technology.

Nov 20, 2014, 08:59 AM IST

SoftBank's humanoid robot lands job as Nescafe salesman

Nestle SA will enlist a thousand humanoid robots to help sell its coffee makers at electronics stores across Japan, becoming the first corporate customer for the chatty, bug-eyed androids unveiled in June by tech conglomerate SoftBank Corp.

Oct 29, 2014, 15:09 PM IST

`Emotional` robot can be your salesman

Beware salespersons! An "emotional" robot designed to converse with shoppers has been brought to life.

Jun 09, 2014, 23:57 PM IST