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Japanese Robots: ISO Assistive Robotics Tech Standards to be Based on Japan's

Japanese Robots: ISO Assistive Robotics Tech Standards to be Based on Japan's

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has decided to adopt Japanese standards for assistive robotics tech. Developers in Japan, the vanguard of a potentially global industry, got their deserved props, and they can now look toward overseas expansion and competition.
Okay, Trask Industries, We're Infected - What's a Sentinel Robot?

Okay, Trask Industries, We're Infected - What's a Sentinel Robot? (VIDEO)

Taking a lesson from the very successful campaigns of films like District 9 and Prometheus, Twentieth Century Fox’s X-Men: Days of Future Past has hit the internets with a slick, sincere Trask Industries website. In the X-Men universe, Trask Industries makes 30ft/9m-tall robotic mutant hunters known as "Sentinels."

Japanese Robots: Toyota's 5 Year-Old "Winglet" Begins Practical Testing (and it's SO not a robot)

Introduced way back in 2008, seven years after the Segway, Toyota's Winglet finally got to come out and play last week; practical trials are underway. Like the Segway (pretty much exactly), it’s a single rider, self-balancing mobility device. Toyota calls it a robot. Yeah... No.

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