TOSY

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TOSY Robotics JSC
Type Private
Industry Robotics, Toys
Founded 2002
Headquarters Hanoi, Vietnam
Area served Worldwide
Key people Ho Vinh Hoang, Founder/Chairman/CEO
Products Industrial Robots,
Personal Robots,
HiTech Toys
Website www.tosy.com

TOSY Robotics is the first Vietnamese robots manufacturing company[1] best known for the development of TOPIO - a robot that can play ping-pong with humans.[2] The company's slogan is FUTURE ROBOT.

History[edit]

TOPIO 3.0 at International Robot Exhibition (IREX) 2009.
TOSY at CES 2012
  • In 2002, TOSY was founded.
  • In 2005, TOSY made its first step towards robotics with the project to make a humanoid robot called TOPIO.
  • In November 2007, TOSY exhibited its robots at Tokyo International Robot Exhibition (IREX), Japan.[3]
  • In February 2009, TOSY attended Nuremberg International Toy Fair, Germany.[4]
  • In November 2009, TOSY has sent TOPIO 3.0 and its latest models of industrial robots to the Tokyo International Robot Exhibition, Japan.[5]
  • In February 2010, TOSY attended Nuremberg International Toy Fair, Germany - the biggest International Toy Fair.[6]
  • In June 2010, TOSY first time joined AUTOMATICA 4th in Munich, Germany with its latest industrial robots.[7]
  • In January 2012, TOSY first time joined CES in Las Vegas. Justin Bieber unveils TOSY mRobo at CES 2012.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vietnam’s first robot manufacturing company". www.lookatvietnam.com. Retrieved 2009-02-10. 
  2. ^ "Nano technology | Computer | Robot | TOSY TOPIO - Table Tennis Playing Robot". DigInfo News. Retrieved 2007-12-05. 
  3. ^ "Tokyo robot fair.". www.canada.com. Retrieved 2007-11-29. 
  4. ^ "Vietnamese robot come to international toy fair.". www.vietnamnet.vn. Retrieved 2009-01-21. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Tokyo International Robot Exhibition 2009.". www.nhk.or.jp. Retrieved 2009-11-27. 
  6. ^ "Vietnam robot maker seeks splash at Toy Fair.". www.monstersandcritics.com. Retrieved 2010-07-06. 
  7. ^ "Vietnamese-made robots astonish visitors of Automatics 2010.". www.saigon-gpdaily.com.vn. Retrieved 2010-07-06. 
  8. ^ [1]

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