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2011-12-07 06:10:00

TOKYO, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonic Foundry, Inc.(NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted market leader for enterprise webcasting and lecture capture, today announced that Tsukuba University, Hitachi KE Systems Ltd. and the company's Japan distributor Mediasite K.K. are the recipients of the Japan e-Learning Award from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology for innovations in using webcasting solutions for cancer education. Established in 2004 to explore...

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2008-10-07 15:25:00

Japanese boffins from Tsukuba University have unveiled the most realistic robot suit to date with plans to distribute it on a mass scale on Friday. Built after a real five-year-old Japanese girl using flexible silicon skin, the Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL) suit has 50 sensors and a series of motors to help disabled people move better. The newly developed robogirl is named Repliee R-1. Its sensors and motors combine to help Repliee R-1 move like a human more than any robot ever created....