Sunday, July 22, 2012

No. 569: Honda’s robot ASIMO is advancing very fast (July 23, 2012)

Honda opened the new model of its robot ASIMO to the public in the Honda Robotics Exhibition being held in its head office in Tokyo. The new ASIMO demonstrated his features and behaviors before the audience, kicking a ball and pouring juice from a canteen. The new model was shown to the public for the first time since it was developed last November. It can run as fast as 9 km/h and understand sign language. In addition, he can take optimal behavior judging from the situation surrounding him.

The new ASIMO is more versatile than the previous model. 

Honda’s Uni-Cub is also demonstrated in the Honda Robotics Exhibition. The audience got very much interested in the functions and maneuver demonstrated by Honda staffs. 

Honda’s Uni-Cub, a fantastic electric unicycle with safety wheels

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