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Future Robotics Technology Center (fuRo)

Established in 2003, fuRo has created a number of robots useful to our society.

Established in 2003, fuRo has created a number of robots useful to our society.

An industrial designer is involved with the very fundamentals of technology development. A scientist is involved with the fundamentals of styling to integrate technology. We believe this unique collaboration creates universal beauty based on science and new culture for our future society.

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    Chiba, Japan
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Future Robotics Technology Center (fuRo)

Future Robotics Technology Center (fuRo), established in 2003, have created many robots including survey robots used for the damage inspection in the nuclear disaster site at Fukushima and household vacuum cleaner robots through a joint effort with the industry. CanguRo, our latest robot capable of self-driving, following a walking human as well as transforming to a vehicle, was recently on display at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum at New York and on the Design Museum at London.


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Future Robotics Technology Center

8th Fl, Bldg #8,2-17-1 Tsudanuma,
Narashino-shi, Chiba,

Phone +81 47 478 0567
Mobile +81 90 7188 6890
Fax +81 47 478 0568