the latest japanese robots
oct 07, 2008
the latest japanese robots


ifbot by business design laboratory is highly attuned to human emotions and can communicate with
a range of its own facial expressions

 

regular designboom readers will understand our fascination with robots. small, large, scary or
just plain weird, robots seem to capture people’s imagination. CEATEC is a japanese tradeshow
which is dedicated to home electronics and robots. here are a few of the new bots that were
on display.

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female robots


murata seisaku-kun rides a bicycle and murata seiko-chan rides a unicycle


‘br23c biomimetic robot car’ by nissan has an anti-crash system which is inspired by bumblebees


l: enon robot by fujitsu interacts with customer and guides them through stores
r: mechadroid type c3 receptionist robot by business design laboratory guides visitors through face recognition

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