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Japanese robots: Yaskawa Electric, traditionally industrial, goes consumer assistive | Akihabara News

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20 September 2013



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What with the card dealing, cooking, and golfing, Yaskawa Electric’s heavily YouTubed Motoman industrial robots have plenty of name, and now, with a pair of robo-rehab machines, the company’s taking its Human Assist agenda public; another player joins Japan’s assistive robotics gold rush.

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Reno Tibke Reno J. Tibke is a generalist researcher and commentator on robotics, cybernetics, and nonbiological intelligence. He is the founder of Anthrobotic.com, a contributor at Robohub.org, editor at AkihabaraNews.com, and co-founder of Tokyo-based multimedia production firm DigitalHub.JP.
Reno Tibke Reno J. Tibke is a generalist researcher and commentator on robotics, cybernetics, and nonbiological intelligence. He is the founder of Anthrobotic.com, a contributor at Robohub.org, editor at AkihabaraNews.com, and co-founder of Tokyo-based multimedia production firm DigitalHub.JP.





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