Lack of manpower to fill in robots

1252825392_robot-prodavez-2Significant reduction in the number of working age population is pushing Japan to the extensive use of robots, reports the BBC. Already today there is a shortage of workers. To correct the situation in the future and to simulate the birth rate, the Government has significantly increased the monthly child allowance for child care – up to $ 270 per month. Continue reading

International Robot Exhibition Features Household Robots

robosapien_programmable_robotThe biggest robot show in the world has opened in Tokyo amid hopes that the industry will rebound after tough times during the Asian economic downturn. The theme of the exhibition is man and robots evolving together, and many of the new models on show cater to Japan’s aging society. Continue reading

Moon Walker Robot Kit

robosapien_programmable_robotMoon Walker II has combined the technology of two sensors. It begins to walk when it detects a change in light intensity or sound commands. Moon Walker II continues it’s four legged voyage until instructed by an internal timer to stop. This kit presents an engaging opportunity to learn about some of the mechanics, operation and history of robots. Continue reading

RocKit Robot Kit

robosapien_programmable_robotOWI introduces to their award winning Beginner Series of educational electronic robot and science kits…RocKit Robot! The new futuristic style includes high performance and superior materials. RocKit Robot is a spunky little robot that you can build. Explore the fundamentals of robotics with this informative and entertaining robot kit. Continue reading

And on Earth and in space robot is ready to help people Robonaut2

robotWithin three years, U.S. Agency for Space Research, NASA and General Motors’ razrabyvali robot astronaut Robonaut new generation. February 3, 2010 he was presented to the public. Robonaut2 (R2) of unparalleled power for humanoid robots – with both hands he is able to lift and carry handling objects weighing up to 9 kg (20 pounds), even in her outstretched hands. Continue reading