Honda Unveils All-new ASIMO with Significant Advancements
Honda unveiled an all-new ASIMO humanoid robot newly equipped with the world's first* autonomous behavior control technology. With a further advance in autonomy, the all-new ASIMO can now continue moving without being controlled by an operator.
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Fantastic New Video of Honda ASIMO Robot
A research project of Honda R&D and Ars Electronica Futurelab to discover
what the ideal interaction between people and humanoid robots ought to be
will be conducted this week at Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria. The
research will involve members of the public directly interacting with
ASIMO, Honda's humanoid robot.
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Honda Presents: LIVING WITH ROBOTS
Honda's acclaimed short-film documentary about the future with robots (like
their Asimo) that's currently showing at the at Sundance Film Festival.
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What makes a police car different?
Police cars not only require a bullet proof design, they also have to be
able to accelerate quickly and come to a grinding halt promptly. In
addition, they also need to be durable to withstand the test of time and
miles; especially with dwindling budgets allotted for local governments.
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Honda's All-New ASIMO Hops on One Leg
On November 8, 2011, Honda unveiled an all-new ASIMO humanoid robot newly
equipped with autonomous behavior control technology. The all-new ASIMO
can now continue moving without being controlled by an operator. With
significantly improved intelligence and the physical ability to adapt to
situations, ASIMO took another step closer to practical use in an office or
a public space where many people come and go.
The combination of strengthened legs, an expanded range of leg movement and
a newly developed control technology that enables ASIMO to change landing
positions in the middle of a motion has enabled ASIMO to walk, run, run
backward, hop on one leg or on two legs continuously.
The Stig vs Asimo - Top Gear Magazine - Top Gear
Honda's pet robot Asimo seems genuinely delighted to meet our tame racing
driver, and even dances a jig in celebration. The Stig? Well, the Stig's
reaction isn't altogether positive. We may have to re-think this... Read
more in the June issue of TopGear magazine, out now!
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