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CEO taps monk training to shine way for driverless taxis - The Japan Times

Monday, June 27, 2016


The Japan Times

CEO taps monk training to shine way for driverless taxis
The Japan Times
s Asimo. Asked what sets ZMP apart, Taniguchi highlighted his work on optical sensors and software — the eyes and brains of the machine — instead of the cars themselves. That suits domestic automakers such as Nissan Motor Co. and Honda, which tend to ...

In Japan, Buddhist Monk Uses Age-Old Wisdom To Create Driverless Taxis - NDTV

Sunday, June 26, 2016


NDTV

In Japan, Buddhist Monk Uses Age-Old Wisdom To Create Driverless Taxis
NDTV
s Asimo. Asked what differentiates ZMP, Taniguchi highlighted his work on optical sensors and software-the eyes and brains of the machine-instead of the cars themselves. That suits domestic automakers such as Nissan Motor Co. and Honda, who tend to ...

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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's ASIMO becomes official Narita airport greeter - just-auto.com (registration) (blog)

Tuesday, March 22, 2016


just-auto.com (registration) (blog)

Honda's ASIMO becomes official Narita airport greeter
just-auto.com (registration) (blog)
Honda Motor's ASIMO robot, in evolving iterations, has been around for years - it's always a smash hit with the public at motor shows or the huge Honda headquarters showroom in downtown Tokyo. Today came news the automaker plans to conduct ...

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Indian boy battling aging disorder buddies up with Honda's Asimo - Nikkei Asian Review

Wednesday, March 02, 2016


Nikkei Asian Review

Indian boy battling aging disorder buddies up with Honda's Asimo
Nikkei Asian Review
NEW DELHI Nihal Bitla, a 15-year-old Indian boy with a genetic aging disorder, had three dreams: to take a ride in a Lamborghini, to meet Honda Motor's robot Asimo, and to go to Disneyland. Last year, he got his chance to check out the Italian supercar.

2016 Auto Expo: Honda Asimo interacts with differently-abled kid Nihal - Firstpost

Thursday, February 11, 2016


Firstpost

2016 Auto Expo: Honda Asimo interacts with differently-abled kid Nihal
Firstpost
Honda's robot Asimo which is 4 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 54kg was showcased at the Auto Expo 2016. Asimo, which stands for Advance Step in Innovative Mobility is a regular at auto shows around the world. It was the dream of Nihal Bitla, ...

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Honda's Asimo robot a big hit at Auto Expo 2016 - Times of India

Thursday, February 04, 2016


Times of India

Honda's Asimo robot a big hit at Auto Expo 2016
Times of India
Honda's Asimo robot can comprehend and carry out tasks based on simple voice commands that have been preprogrammed into its onboard memory. In fact, it can now hold simple conversations in not just Japanese, but also English and Chinese.
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Indian boy fighting aging disorder gets his wish - Nikkei Asian Review

Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Nikkei Asian Review

Indian boy fighting aging disorder gets his wish
Nikkei Asian Review
Asimo, the humanoid robot developed by Japanese automaker Honda Motor, stood on one leg, kicked a soccer ball and danced to a cheerful Indian song. Nihal clapped his small, frail hands. After the performance, he went up to the stage and took a selfie ...

Honda designing new ASIMO-style robot for disaster response - ExtremeTech

Tuesday, October 13, 2015


ExtremeTech

Honda designing new ASIMO-style robot for disaster response
ExtremeTech
ASIMO is arguably the most advanced humanoid robot in the world, so why didn't Honda put its multi-million dollar investment on the line during Fukushima? It's not the cost, it's that ASIMO would have been essentially useless. Despite being able to ...

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

Friday, October 02, 2015


IEEE Spectrum

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 ...