Posted on July 4, 2006 Comments (18)
Toyota Announces Overview of “Toyota Partner Robot”
Toyota wants its partner robots to have human characteristics, such as being agile, warm and kind and also intelligent enough to skillfully operate a variety of devices in the areas of personal assistance, care for the elderly, manufacturing, and mobility. Furthermore, since each area requires a special set of skills, Toyota is promoting the development of three different types of partner robots (walking, rolling, and mountable), each with its own areas of expertise.
Read posts about the Toyota Productions System (TPS) on the Curious Cat Management Improvement Blog.
Others are making progress on human like robots including Sony and Honda. See Sony QRIO Robots in action in this flash video below:
And read more about Honda Robots: ASIMO and P3.
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