EMIEW

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EMIEW is a robot developed by Hitachi. Another version has also been made called EMIEW 2.[1] EMIEW stands for Excellent Mobility and Interactive Existence as Workmate.[2] Two EMIEWs have been made, called Pal and Chum. Hitachi stated that Pal and Chum, have a vocabulary of about 100 words, and Pal exhibited these skills by telling reporters: "I want to be able to walk about in places like Shinjuku and Shibuya in the future without bumping into people and cars".[2] Both EMIEWs have a top speed of 6 km/h (matching Honda's ASIMO) and can avoid obstacles.[3]

Specifications[edit]

Model EMIEW EMIEW 2
Year launched 2005 2007
Mass 70 kg 13 kg [4]
Height 130 cm 80 cm
Maximum speed 6 km/hour 6 km/hour
Acceleration 4 m/s2 4 m/s2
Degrees of Freedom 14 [5]
(arm: 6 × 2, hand: 1 × 2)
25[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Launch of Hitachi’s EMIEW 2 Robot Goes a Bit Awry
  2. ^ a b "BBC NEWS - Technology - Hitachi unveils 'fastest robot'". Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  3. ^ GLOBAL, HITACHI. "HITACHI GLOBAL : News Release : Hitachi Develops a Robot that has the Capabilities for Daily Life and that Moves in Response to Dialogs with People:". Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Redirect Page : Research & Development : Hitachi". Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  5. ^ GLOBAL, HITACHI. "HITACHI GLOBAL : News Release : Hitachi Develops a Robot that has the Capabilities for Daily Life and that Moves in Response to Dialogs with People:". Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  6. ^ Hitachi humanoid rolls over floor junk, looks cute

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