Pepper the robot

Meet These 2 Japanese Robots! Are They Cool or Creepy?

Japan is a step ahead when it comes to bringing out the latest advanced technology. The same goes for robotics. Japan has introduced a variety of robots from animal robots, social robots, humanoid entertainment robots and even android robots. Author’s photo Surely you’ve come across the names Robi, Asimo and Pepper. These are well known…

Did AKB48’s Kashiwagi Yuki Marry a Robot?

Well, sort of…It was actually a robot version of Yuki Kashiwagi from AKB48 who married another robot named Frois. The robot made in the image of Yuki was named Yukirin. The Yukirin Robot   tokyokinky.com/ The Yukirin robot was developed by an enthusiastic fan and artist, Takayuki Todo who made the robot for his graduation…

Meet Pepper, Japan’s Most Popular Humanoid Robot

Recently, Japan’s interest in robotic technology has shifted towards the potential of humanoid robots that are able to interact with humans. Robotics has been sought after as the pillar of economic growth in Japan and robots have long been used to facilitate the manufacturing industry in the country. Now, with the creation of Pepper–the first…