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Honda To Showcase NeuV Concept At 2017 CES - CarDekho (press release) (registration) (blog)

Thursday, December 08, 2016


CarDekho (press release) (registration) (blog)

Honda To Showcase NeuV Concept At 2017 CES
CarDekho (press release) (registration) (blog)
Besides AI, it certainly will also adopt robotics from Honda's much-touted ASIMO (Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility). The first ASIMO was revealed nearly a decade and a half ago, and has been showcased at the Indian Auto Expo several times. The NeuV ...

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Here's how AI will save jobs, not destroy them - EWN - Eyewitness News

Thursday, December 01, 2016


Eyewitness News

Here's how AI will save jobs, not destroy them - EWN
Eyewitness News
Large-scale human redundancies caused by transhuman AI are fanciful, at least for now, given the actual performance of automation today.

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Singapore President on his nine-day State visit to Japan, commemorating 50 years of diplomatic relations - The Online Citizen

Tuesday, November 29, 2016


Singapore President on his nine-day State visit to Japan, commemorating 50 years of diplomatic relations
The Online Citizen
The place, also known as the Future Museum is 40,000 square-metre in size with many attractions, which includes Asimo, automaker Honda's most advanced two-legged robot, as well as the Geo-Cosmos, a globe that projects how Earth looks like in space in ...

Sierra Vista wife fears husband is dead - KVOA Tucson News

Monday, November 21, 2016


KVOA Tucson News

Sierra Vista wife fears husband is dead
KVOA Tucson News
Attorney Tom Asimo, who specializes in missing persons cases, who also represents Alicia Jimenez, wants to declare her husband dead. Although under Arizona law, you must wait five years and it's only been three years since his disappearance. "Others ...

Honda's ASIMO Robots Are No Match for Leslie Jones on 'SNL' - Inverse

Monday, October 17, 2016


Inverse

Honda's ASIMO Robots Are No Match for Leslie Jones on 'SNL'
Inverse
The latest episode of the late-night comedy show delves into the realm of robotics by featuring two humanoid robots — designed to resemble Honda's Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility (aka ASIMO). Acting as food servers, the duo (played by guest host ...

“Saturday Night Live” Parodies Honda ASIMO in Weird Skit [VIDEO] - The News Wheel

Sunday, October 16, 2016


The News Wheel

“Saturday Night Live” Parodies Honda ASIMO in Weird Skit [VIDEO]
The News Wheel
Emily Blunt hosted Saturday Night Live this past weekend, to middling results. Blunt, who was there promoting her new film The Girl on the Train, was a game and talented host, but the episode itself was largely forgettable. The most memorable moments ...
SNL mocks malfunctioning Honda humanoid robots - CNETCNET
Watch: 'SNL's' skit of a Honda humanoid robot demo is spot on ...Recode

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A challenger appears: Toyota's Kirobo Mini is ready to battle Asimo for anthropomorphic robot primacy - Autoweek

Tuesday, October 04, 2016


Autoweek

A challenger appears: Toyota's Kirobo Mini is ready to battle Asimo for anthropomorphic robot primacy
Autoweek
Toyota has developed a 4-inch-high robot companion named Kirobo Mini, which will roll out across Japan in 2017. It's supposed to provide companionship to lonely oldsters in notoriously low-birthrate Japan, we're told, or to even inspire motherhood ...
Toyota's tiny robot sells for under $400, talks, can't drivePhys.Org
Toyota to Sell 'Cuddly Companion' Robot in JapanWall Street Journal
Toyota unveils robot baby to tug at maternal instinct in aging JapanReuters

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Honda and SoftBank partner to turn Asimo into KITT from Knight Rider - TechCrunch

Thursday, July 21, 2016


TechCrunch

Honda and SoftBank partner to turn Asimo into KITT from Knight Rider
TechCrunch
Car and tech companies continue to partner up, but Honda and SoftBank's newly-announced union is a little different from most. Rather than working on self-driving cars, or a more connected vehicle, Honda and SoftBank are working on making an artificial ...
Softbank robot Pepper to sell life insurance at 80 stores in JapanDaily Mail
Ride-a-long-a-robot: Honda and SoftBank team up to work on robo-passenger endeavorDigital Trends
Softbank, Honda: Sit back, relax, let the car do the talkingReuters

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Honda's robot charms with moves and grooves - Toronto Star

Tuesday, June 21, 2016


Toronto Star

Honda's robot charms with moves and grooves
Toronto Star
While there has been a lot of talk about robots primed to take our jobs, Honda's ASIMO aims to put a friendlier face on the automatons. The company's helper robot has been in development for decades, and in that time has become well known for how well ...

Honda Using Experimental New ASIMO for Disaster Response Research - IEEE Spectrum

Friday, October 02, 2015


Honda Using Experimental New ASIMO for Disaster Response Research
IEEE Spectrum
During the Fukushima crisis in Japan, the lack of Japanese robots that were available to help out was notable. There was some question as to why Honda didn't just send ASIMO (arguably one of the most sophisticated and capable humanoid robots in ...