Thu, 18 Oct 2018 18:59
Postman, shopper, builder: In Japan, there's a robot for that
Forget the flashy humanoids with their gymnastics skills: at the World Robot Summit in Tokyo, the focus was on down-to-earth robots that can deliver post, do the shopping and build a house.
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
Hitachi brings robotics to hospitality and healthcare
HITACHI will introduce a humanoid robot and robotics IT platform for the hospitality and reservation services market early next year.
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 01:00
Humanoid opera performs in Tokyo
THE ANDROID opera “Scary Beauty,” directed by musician Keiichiro Shibuya, was performed at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, known as Miraikan, in Koto Ward, Tokyo, on Sunday.
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:08
Robots nothing to fear: Sophia’s dad
It will take robots around 15-20 years to become as intelligent as humans, predicts a man whose company built the famous humanoid robot “Sophia”.
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 13:59
Pepper, the friendly ’bot
The innovative humanoid robot Pepper is greeting guests at the Sky Lobby as the new hotel technical ambassador of the Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas Hotel to complement its five-star services through engaging and playful entertainment.
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 16:11
Hitachi to showcase social and digital innovations
Hitachi’s “humanoid robot” will make an appearance at innovation events in Bangkok August 16 and 17.
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:04
Britain's Johnson meets high-tech robots in Japan
TOKYO - British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Thursday shook hands with one of Japan's high-tech robots, a humanoid candidate to carry the torch as part of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:43
Splashing with the Smurfs
Sony Pictures greets those lovely little blue humanoids with a special event “The Smurf Summer Splash” as it heralds the release of the new “Smurfs” animation on April 6.
movie & TV
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 22:25
Hitachi turns focus to social innovation
Firm working on acceleration via digital tech, collaborative creation; also plans launch of humanoid robot as it remains committed to Thai investment
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 01:00
ICC unveils ‘world first’ humanoid sales robot
ICC International, Saha Group’s trading arm for fashion apparel and cosmetic products, yesterday announced it use of point-of-sale robots
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 18:04
ICC unevils “world first’ humanoid sales robot
ICC International, Saha Group’s trading arm for fashion apparel and cosmetic products, Monday announced it use of point-of-sale robots - which it claims is a world first.
Sat, 26 Sep 2015 14:57
Japan robot owners warned off droid sex
TOKYO (AFP) - The company behind a chatty Japanese humanoid named Pepper has felt the need to remind customers who purchase the robots not to engage in sex with them.
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 01:00
Japan develops robots that behave like humans
One such "humanoid", which will be the world's first robot capable of recognising emotions, is set to hit the Japanese market in February