February 1, 2017 AT 6:00 am

Meet a Half-Size Tachikoma Robot From Ghost in the Shell #Robotics

Via Geek!

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex is awesome for many reasons, most of which including the late Origa’s “Inner Universe” opening song and the animated and adorable Tachikoma robots. If you’re a fan of the show, there’s no doubt you’ve seen them and wanted to make one your very own. Who hasn’t?

Well, now you can…sort of. You can play with one at the very least, with the half-size interactive Tachikoma robot in the I.G. Store Tour Shop in Osaka’s Asia and Pacific Trade Center. If you download the special app by Karakuri Products that goes with it, the Virtual Agent Tachikoma app, you can interact with the adorable robot as you can see in the video below. Just look at its little arms!

See more!

What is a Tachikoma you ask? Via Wikipedia

A Tachikoma (Japanese: タチコマ?) is a fictional artificial intelligence, walker/roller in the Ghost in the Shell universe; appearing in the manga, created by Masamune Shirow, and the Stand Alone Complex sub-universe. Nine of them are assigned to Section 9’s use originally.[3] They are spider-like, multi-legged combat vehicles, equipped with artificial intelligence. The spider design appears in other places in Shirow’s work, like the Appleseed manga. Shirow is noted to keep numerous spiders as pets.

Learn more!

Check out all the Circuit Playground Episodes! Our new kid’s show and subscribe!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground”Adafruit’s Apps!

Maker Business — Alibaba to invest $15b in tech, set up research labs around the world

Wearables — Special servo movement

Electronics — Trigger happy oscilloscope?

Biohacking — Biohacking: Visioneer – AI Glasses to Assist the Visually Impaired

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at AdafruitDaily.com !

No Comments

No comments yet.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.