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On Site On Site

International Robot Exhibition

A number of leading industrial robotics firms are based right here in Japan, and many Japanese firms are also very competitive in the emerging field of service robotics. For this week's "On Site" report, join our robot-crazy reporter, Brian Hughes, as he heads to the International Robot Exhibition to see the best new bots.
International Robot Exhibition International Robot Exhibition

Gadgets Gadgets

A Dancing Robot on Your Tabletop

She's part idol, and part machine... On our "Gadgets" segment, we check out a dancing robot toy that couldn't have come from anywhere other than Japanese pop culture! But don't be fooled by her cute looks: this little robot idol could hold a lot of potential for the future of Japanese households.
A Dancing Robot on Your Tabletop A Dancing Robot on Your Tabletop

Special Report Special Report

A Drone on its Own

When people think of drones, many probably imagine those large ones that carry packages through the air, but the drones we're looking at this time around are small enough to land on your hand. And they aren't radio controlled, either. Find out more about these autonomous aeronauts on this "Special Report" segment.
A Drone on its Own A Drone on its Own

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