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The 2005 International Conference on Robotics and Automation ( ICRA05) will be held in Barcelona. I will present a paper with the title: Dynamic Control of a Bipedal Walking Robot (LUCY) Actuated with Pneumatic Artificial Muscles.
The theme of the ICRA'05 conference, Robots get closer to humans raises issues in matters related to human robot interaction, in advances and experiences of robots and automation at home, at work, for education, as well as in other emerging areas

The Worlds Most Advanced Humanoid Robot Asimo Meets Members of the EU
The meeting at the Parliament coincides with the European Commission's announcement earlier this month to fund RobotCub, a project aimed at moving research forward in Europe in the field of humanoid robotics and cognitive neuroscience.
20 Jan 2005 (updated 20 Jan 2005 at 14:20 UTC) »

Sega Toys has now some robot pets: POO-CHI (robotic pet dog) and YUME NEKO (dream cat robot) a movie can be found on this Japanes site Near me (Push the green button)

The Japan Association for the 2005 World Exposition will conduct a Robot Project at EXPO 2005. The project will feature working robots that clean, patrol, guide visitors, and perform other tasks, as well as prototype robots. More info can be found here

MAN-ROBOT HARMONY Cyborg heroes: By thought alone, people with disabilities can command `Bionic Trousers' to help them walk.
12 Jan 2005 (updated 12 Jan 2005 at 09:09 UTC) »
Robot makers say World Cup will be theirs by 2050 - interview with Shu Ishiguro, head of Robot Laboratory in Osaka and they have presented an autonomous bipedal walking humanoid soccer contest robot, VisiON. VisiON is expected to play in RoboCup Japan Osaka 2004 and in the next years RoboCup World Cup in Osaka.
5 Jan 2005 (updated 5 Jan 2005 at 08:56 UTC) »

Wowwee has now a mini Robosapien that is 7 inches tall. The original Robosapien is 14 inches tall. The mini functions the same as its big brother except in a smaller package. Mini Robosapien .

Happy new year and I hope that 2005 will bring us a lot of interesting robots!!!

Honda has revealed his new version of ASIMO running at 3km/h!!! Movies can be downloaded from http://world.hond a.com/HDTV/ASIMO/

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