In 1990, NSF and NASA funded JTEC at Loyola College to undertake an
assessment of Japanese space robotics technology. The panel which visited
Japan included: Red Whittaker, CMU, and Takeo Kanade, CMU, as co-chairmen;
Peter Allen, Columbia University; Antal Becjzy, JPL; James Lowrie, Martin
Marietta; Harry McCain, NASA Goodard; Melvin Montemerlo, NASA; and Thomas
Dr. Whittaker outlines the findings of the panel using a series of video
clips to illustrate important Japanese development in robotics.