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Honda's 'Keep Up' advertisement gives a quick glimpse of the new Civic Type R - Digital Trends

Thursday, February 26, 2015


Digital Trends

Honda's 'Keep Up' advertisement gives a quick glimpse of the new Civic Type R
Digital Trends
Set to be fully revealed on March 3rd, the Type R is the most powerful production Civic ever. We know that's not saying much, but the output from its 2.0-liter turbo VTEC engine (which Honda says is “more than 276 horsepower”) rivals that of the ...

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The Robots Are Coming - London Review of Books (subscription)

Wednesday, February 25, 2015


The Robots Are Coming
London Review of Books (subscription)
A famous demonstration of the principle came in 2006, when scientists at Honda staged a public unveiling of their amazing new healthcare robot, the Asimo. Asimo is short (4'3”) and white with a black facemask and a metal backpack. It resembles an ...

Honda Motor Co. president to step aside following air-bag defect scandal - Brandon Sun

Monday, February 23, 2015


Honda Motor Co. president to step aside following air-bag defect scandal
Brandon Sun
The maker of the Fit subcompact, Odyssey minivan and Asimo robot now expects a profit for the fiscal year through March of 545 billion yen ($4.6 billion), down 5 per cent from a year earlier. But it said it expects to sell 4.45 million vehicles in the ...

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Asimo, un robot tra i leader del mondo, che balla e gioca a pallone - Rai News

Wednesday, February 11, 2015


Asimo, un robot tra i leader del mondo, che balla e gioca a pallone
Rai News
La presenza di un sofisticato androide in questo contesto - insieme a 4mila decisori provenienti da 93 paesi - potrebbe destare qualche preoccupazione per le sorti dell'umanità, ma Asimo per ora si è limitato a dare dimostrazione delle più consuete e ...

Honda ASIMO Visits Dubai, Meets Global Leaders He will Overthrow - The News Wheel

Tuesday, February 10, 2015


The News Wheel

Honda ASIMO Visits Dubai, Meets Global Leaders He will Overthrow
The News Wheel
Honda ASIMO, the world's most visible specter of the coming singularity—the moment when artificial intelligence software becomes self-aware and turns on its human masters in bloody conflict—is visiting Dubai this week for The Government Summit: ...

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Will robots like Honda's Asimo steal our jobs? - TechRadar

Monday, January 12, 2015


TechRadar

Will robots like Honda's Asimo steal our jobs?
TechRadar
Everyone in IT is scared of the same thing – becoming obsolete. Just like those floppy discs, the Windows 98 machines and even those USB thumb drives kicking around the office, everything gets replaced. It gets upgraded. It gets forgotten. Is your job ...

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Honda Asimo robot visits the Telegraph - Telegraph.co.uk

Wednesday, December 17, 2014


Honda Asimo robot visits the Telegraph
Telegraph.co.uk
Asimo, Honda's humanoid robot, was the centre of attention when he visited the Telegraph to assist the Telegraph Cars team. Development of Asimo began in 1986, but the latest, Mk4 version is autonomous, with the capacity to make decisions that ...

ASIMO agile and responsive robot is poised to replace humans - ZDNet

Friday, July 25, 2014


ASIMO agile and responsive robot is poised to replace humans
ZDNet
Films like I Robot, AI and Blade Runner might not be in the realms of science fiction and fantasy if the speed of humanoid robot development continues to advance. Imagine Robots with human-like faces and a world where communications robots help ...

Honda's new ASIMO robot is all grown up - Gizmag

Wednesday, July 16, 2014


BBC News

Honda's new ASIMO robot is all grown up
Gizmag
Humanoid robots are continually improving and Honda's ASIMO is no different. Honda's first two-legged robot was born in 1986 and since then, subsequent models have become increasingly advanced. Today's newly-announced version is autonomous, ...
Honda's upgraded ASIMO robot is faster and smarter but still won't scare Sarah ...Engadget
New ASIMO robot shows off drink-making skills, brags in sign language afterwardsTechRadar UK
Honda's new Asimo robot can run, jump and signBBC News
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Honda's ASIMO Robot Is Now Surprisingly Human - Mashable

Wednesday, April 16, 2014


NDTV

Honda's ASIMO Robot Is Now Surprisingly Human
Mashable
Honda's remarkable humanoid robot, ASIMO, has come a long way since I first saw it stiffly walk across a stage more than a decade ago. The latest edition can run briskly, climb stairs with ease, dance like Travolta, kick a ball and jump up in down in ...
Honda's Asimo robot shows off new movesCNET
Meet ASIMO, Honda's most human-like robot yetCBS News
The Latest Incarnation Of ASIMO Is Actually Quite Badassio9
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