Tomio Sugiura’s amazing Dynamizer humanoid robot is truly a legend. The ROBO-ONE champion biped is known world-wide for it’s ability to perform human like tasks including skiing, baseball pitching, fishing, cooking, slicing vegetables, and mowing the lawn. Based on Dynamizer’s technology, Sugiura developed, and is currently marketing, Tiny Wave, the red robot featured towards the end of this video:
Tomorrow morning readers of the FT magazine, distributed in the UK and Europe with the Financial Times newspaper, will get a special treat. This summer Robin Harding, one of the FT reporters based in Tokyo, was ‘adopted’ by the Team Espresso Pachigi ROBO-ONE soccer team and had the rare opportunity to experience what it’s like to be on the inside. Robin’s 8 page article (see a brief sample below) will let readers experience the trials, tribulations, challenges, success and defeats that few westerners could even imagine.