• Japanese Robot Capable of Installing Drywall by Itself

    11 days ago - By Arch Daily

    Japan's Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Institute have created HRP-5P, a humanoid robot that can perform common construction tasks, including installing drywall. As TechCrunch reports , HRP-5P uses environmental measurement, object detection and motion planning to perform various tasks. The robot may help in Japan's rapidly aging society where declining birth rates meets a lack of skilled construction workers.
    HRP-5P Robotic Construction Worker. Image Courtesy of Japan Advanced IST Institute
    In a video from the Advanced IST Institute we can see the robot install drywall...
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