HANOI: Mon 13 Aug 2012, 2 – 5 pm
Room 202, Detech Building, FPT University
HCMC: Wed 15 Aug 2012, 9 – 12 am
Hall B4, HCMC University of Technology
From Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam:
The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Vietnam and FPT University, in cooperation with HoChiMinh City University of Technology, proudly present a lecture & demonstration on Japan’s cutting edge of technology, Android & Robot, by Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro (School of Engineering Science, Osaka University) & Mr. Nobuo Yamato (President & CEO of Vstone Co., Ltd.).
Regarded as one of the world’s top 100 living geniuses, Prof. Ishiguro has been devoting himself in researching and developing the lifelike androids called “Geminoids” in order to explore what it means to be human.
Mr. Yamato, meanwhile, runs a robot production venture company Vstone Co., Ltd that utilizes Prof. Ishiguro’s technology. Mr. Yamato is also a manager of “Team Osaka (an industry-academia-government collaboration team in Osaka)” which has won the 5th consecutive victory at the world championship of the internationally recognized autonomous robot soccer project “Robocup.”
In this event, Prof. Ishiguro will first deliver his lecture focusing on his discoveries what are the differences between androids and humans, with moving images and slides from his most updated researches, followed by Mr. Yamato’s demonstration of robots produced by Vstone Co., Ltd. Experience and witness the Japanese genius’s inventions!
Languages: The event will be delivered in Japanese with Vietnamese interpretation.
Free of admission.
See some selected photos of Android & Robot
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