This Humanoid Robot Performs Like a Construction Worker

The Japan National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) has designed a humanoid robot that is able to reproduce the same movements as a construction worker. Equipped with a hooked-hand, HRP-5P can build a piece of furniture and handle a drill without any human intervention. The robot is not connected to any cables and can therefore navigate in a factory autonomously. Its battery has 30-minute autonomy.

For the Japanese lab, such robots are aimed to replace Japanese workers. With the Japanese population getting older, humanoid robots could indeed become a serious long-term solution.

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