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The robot living with people needs to move autonomously while avoiding injury to people. The "wakamaru" has its own biorhythm defined by three elements: ...

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Computer Vision Technologies for Home-use Robot "wakamaru"
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Technical Review Vol. 42 No.
The World's First Full-fledged Communication Robot wakamaru
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Technical Review Vol. 43 No.
Timing Control of Utterance and Behavior in Human-Robot Interaction
interaction, implemented on the Wakamaru robot platform. I. INTRODUCTION.
Multimodal Human-Robot Interaction in an Assistive - ARAA
robot, Wakamaru, as a platform1. 1 Introduction. Having robots to assist people in their home is a goal that the robotics community has aspired to for many years.
*5 神戸造船所新製品・宇宙部ロボットグループ主席. *6 神戸造船所新製品・宇宙部 ロボットグループ. 人と暮らす世界初の本格的コミュニ.

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Jeffrey Cohen Optical Forecasts Robots used as Therapists, & Business Assistants
Already there is the Japanese Wakamaru a robot care giver which reminds old citizens to take medication among other functions," he enthusiastically declared.
Boy, These Receptionists are Real Robots!
The Wakamaru receptionist robot has finally found some work. People Staff, a large temporary staffing agency based in Nagoya, Japan, announced that it has "hired" ten of the bright yellow robots as dispatch workers (see photo).
Mitsubishi Wakamaru robot
Mitsubishi doesn't just churn out wonders like their line of Lancer Evolution cars, but they have also delved into the world of robots with the Wakamaru being one of them.
The Race For the Personal and Service Robot Market
Meet Wakamaru and Roomba, two householdhelper robots with very different pedigrees. Wakamaru, from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, is a waist-high bot with a canary yellow exterior and limpid eyes. It can recognize 10,000 Japanese words, identify eight ...
Humanoid robot, wakamaru, sadly discontinued
We wrote about wakamaru about a year and a half ago, when Mitsibushi first introduced this domestic robot. But, as reported in The Nikkei Weekly, consumer response has been less than enthusiastic since then. It turns out that wakamaru just doesn't do ...

Suggested Web Resources

Wakamaru - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wakamaru is a Japanese robot made by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries that is intended to perform natural communication with human beings. The yellow, 3- foot ...
Mitsubishi Monitor 0602 Inside Story
In September 2005, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries began selling the world's first household robot. Called wakamaru, the robot communicates with persons and can ...
"wakamaru" | Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
wakamaru is a communication robot developed by MHI. Information on wakamaru rental service is listed. Movies are also available.
Who is "wakamaru"? | Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
"wakamaru" is a robot developed and based on the concept of "The 21st Century Product of Your Dreams," a robot that can live with human beings. "wakamaru" ...
Wakamaru Robot - YouTube
Jan 1, 2006 The Wakamaru robot developed by Mitsubishi video'ed at a robot exhibition in Akihabara - December, 2005. For the latest robot news, ...

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