Getting crafty with ideas at Maker Faire Tokyo

Style & Design Nov 20, 2014

Getting crafty with ideas at Maker Faire Tokyo

by Daisuke Kikuchi

Walking into the makeshift laboratory of Skeletonics, Inc. in the Tokyo suburb of Hachioji, it's impossible not to notice the nearly 3-meter-tall robotic exoskeleton in the room. Reyes Tatsuru Shiroku and Tomohiro Aka created the contraption and introduced it to the public via video-streaming website ...

Robot team turns dreams to reality with Skeletonics

National Sep 24, 2014

Robot team turns dreams to reality with Skeletonics

by Asami Takada

Every self-respecting fan of robots, or even animations featuring robots, has at some point dreamed of strapping themselves into an exoskeleton and emulating their favorite anime heroes. The Skeletonics robot suit, developed by 24-year-old Reyes Tatsuru Shiroku and other members of the 2008 Robocon robot ...