Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A humanoid robot is a robot based on the appearance of the human body, having a torso with a head, two arms and two legs, although some types of humanoid robots may have only parts of the body, known as semi-humanoids. Nowadays, there is a variety of robots that meet the criteria to be recognized as humanoid robots, for example: geminoids, actroids, fembots and others. Recently, Japan, the leader in industrial robotics, announced that it will supply European and international industries with robotic technology in order to ensure worker safety, increase the work capacity and output, as well as to fight off the competition existing in international markets. Learn more about humanoid robots and their potential usages in this book.