News tagged with assistant robot

WABIAN robot from Japan steps closer to human walk

(Phys.org) —Researchers designing adult bipedal robots have faced a challenge in limitations in a robot's walking pattern. They seek ways to improve on designs to have robots move more naturally. Improving ...

Jun 02, 2013 weblog
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Robots massage, clean, and amuse at CES

The world's first massage robot was at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to soothe those sore from dashing about the gargantuan gadget extravaganza.

Jan 08, 2011
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Motorized knee can make you run faster

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at the Tsukuba University in Japan have come up with a motorized knee you can attach to your leg to make you run faster and use less muscle power.

Dec 22, 2009 weblog
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Samsung launches a new vacuuming robot

(PhysOrg.com) -- Samsung Electronics has launched its latest autonomous robot vacuum cleaner, the Tango, which is capable of vacuuming hardwood floors, carpets, and even beds without human assistance.

Nov 06, 2009 weblog
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