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Fujitsu Malaysia Presents The Humanoid Robot HOAP-2 Show at ACM2004

Miniature Humanoid Robot Performs Chinese Martial Art, Tai Chi and Japanese Sumo Wrestling


Kuala Lumpur, 2 September 2004 — Fujitsu (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, a member of the global group of Fujitsu companies, showcased range of Fujitsu’s products including Fujitsu Notebooks, Fujitsu Scanners, Fujitsu Plasma Display, TRIOLE™, INTERSTAGE, PRIMEPOWER as well as demonstration of HUMANOID ROBOT HOAP-2 at Asean Communications and Multimedia Expo & Forum 2004 which is held at MIECC, Mines Resort, Kuala Lumpur from 2 to 5 September 2004.

Short for Humanoid for Open Architecture Platform, HOAP-2 was engineered by Fujitsu Automation Limited in Japan, to be used for developing motion control algorithms in areas such as two-legged walking as well as in research on human-to-robot communication interfaces.

Weighing 7kg and standing 50cm tall, the light and compact robot is equipped with sophisticated circuitry and sensors which ensure smooth motion and enhanced stability, enabling it to simulate human movement in activities such as standing up, Chinese Tai Chi and Japanese Sumo Wrestling.

The wide range of use and safe and efficient programme development environment makes HOAP an ideal tool for research and development work in robotics technologies and security.

Prime Minister visits Fujitsu's Booth

Prime Minister visits Fujitsu's Booth

HOAP-2 in action

HOAP-2 in action

HOAP-2, Most Innovative New Product for ACM2004 award and Trophy

HOAP-2, Most Innovative New Product for ACM2004 award and Trophy

About Fujitsu’s products

TRIOLE™ is Fujitsu’s strategy for optimized IT, enables development of IT solutions that increase Business Efficiency from cost-effective solutions, ensure Business Agility with a highly adaptive IT infrastructure and provides Business Continuity by delivering Fujitsu’s mission-critical know-how that achieves business growth, speedy construction, stable operation of customer system, and reduction in Total Costs of Ownership. Inspired by the German word for triplet, TRIOLE™ is based on the three core technological areas of automation, virtualization and integration.

INTERSTAGE, a broad family of modular, flexible software products that allows enterprises to design, develop, deploy, and manage scalable, customized mission-critical applications securely and reliably.

PRIMEPOWER, Fujitsu's SPARC UNIX Server, provides the best value for money and system scalability in a Solaris™ environment.


About Fujitsu (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Fujitsu is a leading provider of customer-focused IT and communications solutions for the global marketplace. As a member of global Fujitsu group companies, Fujitsu (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. (an MSC-status company) is a one-stop total solution provider. The Fujitsu group is comprised of more than 500 companies and affiliates worldwide - including Fujitsu Services, Fujitsu IT Holdings and Fujitsu Consulting - and operates in over 60 countries. Fujitsu Malaysia employs over 140 people in Malaysia and is a leading IT company covering all major aspects of systems, solutions and services, offering integrated business solutions to customers. The unique combination of Fujitsu’s products, services and skills ensure customers benefit from proven IT infrastructure, e-Business know-how and ICT Convergence technologies. Headquartered in Tokyo, Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of USD 45 Billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2004.
For more information, please see: my.fujitsu.com


Press Contacts

Hiroshi Tomita
Senior Manager

Fujitsu (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
Marketing & Business Development
Tel: (603) 8318 3700
Fax: (603) 8318 8700
E-mail:tomita@fms.my.fujitsu.com


Elaine Chong
Marketing Communications

Fujitsu (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
Marketing & Business Development
Tel: (603) 8318 3700
Fax: (603) 8318 8700
Website: http://my.fujitsu.com
E-mail:elaine@fms.my.fujitsu.com