Toyota unveils third-generation 'Avatar'-like robot T-HR3

/ Nov 21, 2017

Toyota unveils third-generation 'Avatar'-like robot T-HR3

Toyota Motor Corp. unveiled on Tuesday its third-generation humanoid T-HR3 robot, a unit designed to partner with humans — who remotely control it — and assist them in their daily lives. Toyota said it hopes to utilize the T-HR3 in a variety of settings in ...

Honda shows off self-balancing motorcycle that stands unaided

/ Oct 25, 2017

Honda shows off self-balancing motorcycle that stands unaided

Honda has a new motorcycle that can stand upright with or without a rider, using technology the firm learned from developing a walking humanoid. Unveiled Wednesday at the Tokyo Motor Show, Honda's Riding Assist-e is an all-electric concept model that constantly assesses its position and ...

/ Sep 25, 2017

NTT, Toyota kick off joint project to develop 'partner robots'

NTT Corp. and Toyota Motor Corp. announced Monday the launch of a joint research project to promote the development and use of "partner robots" tasked with helping people in their everyday lives. NTT will provide its Corevo artificial intelligence technology that enhances nonverbal interactions between ...

New Japanese robot dog sniffs out smelly feet

/ Sep 8, 2017

New Japanese robot dog sniffs out smelly feet

Do your feet smell bad? Just a little or absolutely awful? If you don't dare to ask a friend, one Japanese startup might have the answer with a new robot dog that will sniff your feet and give you a pitilessly honest verdict — even ...