You might recall that last year during CEATEC, we reported that Toshiba was working on a humanoid robot called Aiko Chihira. Unlike most robots which look, well, robot-like, Aiko Chihira is very humanoid in its appearance which you can see for yourself in the video above that was uploaded by the Hindustan Times.
The good news is that if you want to see the robot in action, Toshiba and Tokyo’s Mitsukoshi department have partnered up and have installed the robot at the entrance of its department store where it will be able to greet customers upon their arrival. The robot is freakishly humanoid and has the ability to perform regular human functions, such as blink and move its mouth to sync with the recorded message. Read full post →Toshiba’s Humanoid Robot Will Now Greet Shoppers In Tokyo
Google Street View is a handy tool if you’re trying to look for a specific place and want some details that the map just won’t show you, and in some instances it allows users to “travel” the world by exploring the streets of cities that they haven’t gotten a chance to visit, even if it is all the way on the other side of the world.
Now if you’ve always been curious about the Loch Ness and the fabled Loch Ness Monster, you’re in luck as Google’s Street View feature has been extended to the Loch Ness, thus giving users interested in the area and the story the ability to explore it for themselves. While we doubt you will actually stumble across Nessie herself, it does make for some breathtaking scenery, even if it is behind the monitor. Read full post →Google’s Street View Now Lets You Explore Loch Ness