Event information

Past Events

Create Cutting-Edge Science and Technology Together! "Can a robot pass through a crowd of people on its own?"

As human beings, when we walk, we consider at the same time how to make our way out of a crowd and what route to take in order to arrive at our destinations. However, even such simple behavior is difficult for robots. This event offers a close-up look at robots as they move freely within the permanent exhibition area. Furthermore, information about the location of people will be stored inside the robots when people walk near the robots. By collecting a large volume of such information, the robots will gradually learn to select an efficient path. This event has been organized monthly from September, and the robot is gradually improved by visitors' cooperation. However, they do not have enough information yet at this point in time!

Would you like to participate in a cutting-edge robotics research? Join us in taking a glimpse into the future of robots who will live among human beings!

*Infrared sensors are used around the robots and in the permanent exhibition areas that the robots move in. However, information that enables the identification of specific people (such as images and videos) will not be collected. There is also no adverse impact on human health.

December 22 (Thu) - 23 (Fri), 2016
Permanent Exhibition "Create your future" on 3F, Miraikan
Entrance fee to Miraikan
Miraikan - The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation; Digital Human Research Center, Human Informatics Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Miraikan - The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
Tel: 03-3570-9151

Back to top