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Picture ofEMIEW Series : EMIEW Picture: Hitachi
  • Type, Locomotion:
  • Humanoid
  • Released:
  • 2005
  • EMIEW is a humanoid robot developed by HITACHI that is designed to assist individuals in their daily activities. EMIEW stands for ‘Excellent Mobility and Interactive Existence as Workmate’.

    It is a part of the ‘Project for the Practical Application of Next-Generation Robot’, and has a goal of developing advanced robots in the near future that can interact and coexist with humans.

    Standing at 130 centimeters and weighing 70 kilograms, EMIEW robot runs flexibly on a two-wheeled platform with integrated obstacle sensors that allow easy place-to-place movement, even on narrow spaces.

    EMIEW can also engage in interesting dialogs while in motion, and doesn’t need a microphone to process sound from a meter-away source.


    • Onboard high-resolution cameras for advanced face detection and clear vision
    • Integrated obstacle sensors for safer place-to-place movement
    • Swift Voice Processing Software and Voice Synthesis for topnotch human-robot interaction
    • Excellent Sound Detection Feature from 3600 direction
    • Two-Wheeled Platform that wonderfully balances itself on its own which is perfect for narrow space movements
    • Has a moving speed of 6km/hour which is remarkably  equal to fastest human walking pace
    • Pair of flexible robotic arms that have 6 degrees of freedom and capable of fluid-like motions




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