Seth Weiner developed a wheeled vehicle called Terranaut II. It uses a fish tank-mounted camera that tracks the motion of the fish and moves the vehicle in that direction.
The NOAA sponsored the development of TERRI which is an educational robot. This humanoid robot has artificial intelligence and can work remotely in a fully automatic mode.
TetWalker is a robot that moves by changing its shape. It was developed by NASA to explore difficult terrain. It changes shapes depending on the surface it explores.
Developed by Willow Garage, Texai is a remote presence system prototype that lets telecommuters have an in-office presence at any time. The Texai aims at ensuring rich communication between the pilot and the participants.
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.
The University of Tokyo developed a humanoid called Theta to study the free-swinging dynamics of humanoid walking. It has a double spherical hip joint and a hybrid knee joint.
The National Taiwan University of Science and Technology developed two humanoids called Thomas and Janet. They have silicon facial muscles and can kiss each other realistically.
TITECH developed a dinosaur robot called TITRUS-III. It uses its tail as a third leg for stability and its head as manipulator, and sways its long neck and tail to maintain balance. Although it was never developed full scale, it inspired the development…