You might expect that any robot event here would automatically be standing-room-only, but the RoboTech Exhibition 2010 last week wasn't crowded at all. In fact, it was extremely low key, and low energy.
’RoboTech 2010 Low Key (Video)’ continues
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 to get reasonable photos of a few of the robots:
Then, topping it all off, a robot barber shop!
Towa Koki isn't in the business of making robots, but obviously the founder must be quite fond of them and metal sculpture.
Towa Koki website
The first “ROBOTECH” – Next Generation Robot Manufacturing Technology Exhibition, is scheduled for July 28th (Wednesday) through 30th (Friday), 2010 at the Big Sight convention center in Tokyo. Concurrently, the 21st MEMS/Micromachine exhibition, billed as “the world's largest nanotechnology exhibtion” will take place.