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Japan’s Humanoid Robots Nearly Ready for Primetime?

After a stagnant period, Japan’s robot industry is getting a second wind. One researcher at the forefront of R&D in this field is Shimizu Masaharu of the Chiba Institute of Technology. Here he shares his views on the current state of robotic technology and the outlook for the future.
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Famous Faces

Corporations are making big efforts to advance humanoid robotics technology. The robots have gone from tools that help people to friends that people love. In this article we present some of the best-known examples.
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Leading the World in Humanoid Robotics

Robot technology in Japan is among the most advanced in the world. In particular, Japan is the global leader in the development of humanoid robotics. Waseda University Professor Takanishi Atsuo tells us about the progress being made in this field and the possibilities for the future.
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