Life-supporting Robots

The objective of our research is to support everyday life activities through advanced robotics technology.

Intelligent Robotics and Communication Laboratories:IRC

–Science and Core Technology for Life Care Roboticsh–
We focus on smart networked robotics witj social intelligence.Human-robot harmonious interaction for visitors at open public space, autonomous self-driving wheelchairs with human-robot interaction for active and healthy ageing, and so on have been developing.

Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratories:HIL

–Studies on Androids Living together with Humans in the Real World–
We develop autonomous social robots that can kindly communicate with multiple persons in social context, and study to facilltate human's leaming capabilities and energetic life by means of tele-operated androids.