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Star wars with Japanese robots

Nov 02, 2012 No Comments

Can you imagine two Japanese robots fighting each other with the light sabres from Star Wars? After writing about the book “I, Robot” I was very fascinated by it, and I just had to try and see if I could find more information about robots and see some interesting robotics technology.  It is true that [...]

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Real mech robots launched on Japanese market

Aug 09, 2012 No Comments

If you are a fan of mech robots, then it might be possible that, from now on, your dreams “may” come true. Suidobashi Heavy Industry has launched its first robot of this type on the market. The four-meter tall robot weights six tons and is obviously more than just a crude imitation of a mech [...]

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Laser Clay Shooting System

Jun 26, 2012 No Comments

This is the name of one of the projects that Nintendo had when they took the world of video games seriously. The idea was very clever, it consisted of a projector that showed moving targets and players must shoot those targets with their laser guns. Keep in mind that this game came out in 1973, [...]

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Robots by Toyota

Apr 17, 2012 No Comments

The company Toyota is mainly known for its cars, but Toyota is also very immersed in the world of robotics, and is one of the companies that is more focussed on improving robots to help the elderly in the future. Japan is a country with a lot of elderly people. That is because the people live longer and the birth rate has fallen dramatically. It’s [...]

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The history of Nintendo

Apr 08, 2012 No Comments

At present, it is one of the best-known companies in the world. Nintendo was able to create a variety of consoles and games adapted to all ages. Their most charismatic character is Mario, one that is played by many people, young and old. Let me introduce you to the history of this awesome company, I [...]

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Robots and Japan go hand in hand

Apr 05, 2012 No Comments

When you think of any advanced robot or technology, you will probably instantly think of Japan as the most important country when it comes to robotics. The word ‘robot’ (compulsory labour) originates from the Czech Republic and at that time, robots were something very different in comparison to what they are today. It is true [...]

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