Japan’s most prestigious university, the University of Tokyo, has the highest ranking in Asia. The school’s JSK Laboratory does extensive robotics work in a wide range of fields. Recently, the lab unveiled its HRP3L-JSK robot; a bipedal robot that can…
The Akira robot was created by JSK Laboratories of the University of Tokyo in 1996. Akira made headlines for being able to learn movement by using a puppet. This humanoid robot has a remote brain and can even approach and kick a ball.
Apelike is a humanoid robot made for behavioral studies in the early 1990s. It has two arms and legs, can walk, climb, and swim, and its remote brain develops over time.
JSK Laboratory created an extremely small robot in 1994 called Chibita. The robot walks on four legs, and can continue to walk even if it topples over or accidentally turns over.
JSK Laboratory has created a four-legged robot called the Chuuta. The Chuuta is programmed to use an ultra-sonic range finder in absence of any vision processing hardware.
JSK Laboratory developed Goemon in 1993. This Japanese robot can walk, sit, bow, and perform several other simple movements. It has four legs and eight degrees of freedom.
Goeman II was developed by JSK Laboratory in 1995. This quadruped robot can walk and pose. Goeman II has tactile and vision sensors that can be accessed at the same time.
Research by the University of Tokyo, JSK Laboratory, and Kawada Industries resulted in H7, a human-size humanoid robot. This robot is capable of autonomously performing in indoor environments designed for humans. It being used as a research platform…
JSK Laboratory’s Hanzou robot is a research robot. It is remote-brained and can walk on its two feet. The robot has a CCD camera and can stand up if it falls over.
The Japanese JSK Laboratory launched the HARU Project and created the Haru robot series. This service robot has RC Servo which serves as actuators controlled by a radio.
Igoid is a humanoid robot designed by JSK Laboratories to research sensor-based reactive behaviors. It has a tactile sensor suit that enables it to respond to touch and sound.
The ISAMU robot was developed by Kawada Industries. It operates on RT Linux and has 3D vision and motion-planning software. This bipedal robot can be operated with a joystick.
JSK Laboratories at the University of Tokyo created the humanoid KAZ in 2003. The robot is remote-brained, can operate on its own and can control the software of small humanoids.
JSK Laboratories developed Kenta, an advanced child-sized humanoid robot. It has a spine enabling it to perform whole body movements and tracks objects using eyes, neck and spine.
JSK Laboratory and University of Tokyo created the Kotaro humanoid robot. It is flexible, has reinforced humanoid muscles and has the potential to integrate in people’s life.
JSK Lab developed a humanoid robot called Macra. This humanoid has pressure and temperature-sensitive skin, and bothType-I and Type-II Motor Unit Smart Actuator Modules. Capable of stepping and crawling, Macra is equipped with multi dimensional sensors.
The JSK Laboratories and the University of Tokyo developed a whole body tendon robot called the Rabbit. It has multi-joint flexible spine and can do simple gymnastic movements.
University of Tokyo developed a bipedal humanoid called Sasuke. A remote brained robot, Sasuke has CCD camera as its eyes, can navigate places and carry loads while walking.
The SQ43 has tendons which give it fluid and flexible movement. Its unique shock absorption features allow it to move through small spaces and even over irregular terrain.
The TAMA robot is a four-legged robot developed by JSK Laboratories. It has object recognition and can grab a ball with its graspers. It acts like a dog but has a robotic appearance.
JSK Laboratory of the University of Tokyo developed a robot called TAMA II. It can see and send visual data, navigate different terrains, and can recognize and grasp an object.
JSK Laboratories developed TH1, a tendon driven robot prototype. This humanoid robot has flexible spines for human-like motion, and can track an object using its eyeball.