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…
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.
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 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.
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.
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.