10:38 | 01-02-2009 | Robots | 1 Comment

японские роботы, все-таки, совершенно другие — то они больше похожи на objet d’art:

A University of Tokyo research team led by professor/computer graphic artist Yoichiro Kawaguchi is developing robots designed to imitate primitive life forms. <...> According to the researchers, these robots are being developed as a way to explore artificial life and gain insights into how living things survive in a world governed by the law of the jungle.

а то являются театральным инвентарем:

A trio of old-school bunraku puppet robots revived nearly 40 years after they were unveiled at the 1970 World Expo in Osaka are temporarily on display at the National Science Museum in Tokyo. Modeled after classic bunraku puppets, each pre-programmed robot is driven by around 20 pneumatic cylinders that move the arms, torso, head and face in sync with accompanying audio.


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  1. […] опять роботы — то ли уже трансформеры, то ли еще игрушки.    […]

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