It may be due to the weak world economy, the impact of the triple disasters that hit Japan earlier this year (earthquake, tsunami, nuclear), or it could be a sign of waning business interest in robotics in general, but whatever the reason, the official attendance figures for the ROBOTECH 2011 exhibition held earlier this month […]
Tomio Sugiura, creator of Dynamizer, Tiny Wave, and many other leading edge robots, has branched out into a more commercial enterprise by putting his robot design talents to work creating an animated female fashion mannequin named “Hina” that moves it’s arms quite realistically.
During the RoboTech show at the Tokyo Big Sight Convention Complex this week we ran across a delightful collection of robot artwork displayed in the Towa Koki company booth. First there was a cute eco-robo couple: And, a full orchestra, including the conductor. Unfortunately they were all behind protective plastic and we were only able […]