HIRO Human Interactive Robot
The HIRO Human Interactive Robot is specially designed by Japan's Kawada Group to work well with humans. Who knows - you might wind up working next to one on a manufacturing line, in a restaurant or even in a band.
(HIRO Human Interactive Robot)
HIRO is primarily intended as a development platform; the company believes that it is necessary to challenge roboticists to create a new generation of robot technology that will lead to save human/robot work environments.
The first instance that I can remember in which robots were specifically intended to work well with humans was probably in Isaac Asimov's I, Robot stories.
From HIRO at Kawada Group via Robot Watch.
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