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Sweeping changes: How iRobot evolved from military robots to autonomous vacuums - VentureBeat

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Sweeping changes: How iRobot evolved from military robots to autonomous vacuums  VentureBeat

Perhaps no company is as synonymous with robot vacuums as iRobot. To date, the Bedford, Massachusetts-based firm has sold more than 25 million units to ...

It’s just one of the many ways robots will be able to assist us in the future - Top Speed

Monday, May 27, 2019

It’s just one of the many ways robots will be able to assist us in the future  Top Speed

City traffic is not the only place that knows congestion these days. with online shoppers growing in numbers year after year delivery and postal (...)

The coolest Robots that will make You think the Future is now - I4U News

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The coolest Robots that will make You think the Future is now  I4U News

Is the famously predicted robot takeover happening right now? Experts say that robots are getting smarter faster than expected and that we are rapidly heading ...

Toyota’s basketball robot has better range than Steph Curry - MarketWatch

Friday, April 12, 2019

Toyota’s basketball robot has better range than Steph Curry  MarketWatch

The robot made five of eight 3-pointers, a ratio that engineers say is worse than normal.

Incredibly Dexterous And Dangerous Robots You Didn’t Know Existed - MySmartPrice

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Incredibly Dexterous And Dangerous Robots You Didn’t Know Existed  MySmartPrice

If you are a tech enthusiast, it is near impossible not to like robots. As a kid, I always wanted to meet Honda's humanoid ASIMO. This bipedal robot was quite ...

Toyota built a robot that can shoot 3-pointers - WUSA9.com

Monday, April 01, 2019

Toyota built a robot that can shoot 3-pointers  WUSA9.com

TOKYO, Japan — It can't dribble, let alone slam dunk, but Toyota's basketball robot hardly ever misses a free throw or a 3-pointer. The 207-centimeter (six-foot, ...

Daimler acquires majority stake in autonomous driving provider Torc - SiliconANGLE News

Friday, March 29, 2019

Daimler acquires majority stake in autonomous driving provider Torc  SiliconANGLE News

Auto giant Daimler AG today announced it's teaming up with Torc Robotics Inc., an early pioneer of autonomous vehicle technology, to develop self-driving ...

Japan to back international efforts to regulate AI-equipped 'killer robots' - Japan Today

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Japan to back international efforts to regulate AI-equipped 'killer robots'  Japan Today

Japan is planning to give its backing to international efforts to regulate the development of lethal weapons controlled by artificial intelligence at a U.N. ...

What Exactly Is Boston Dynamics Doing? - I4U News

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

What Exactly Is Boston Dynamics Doing?  I4U News

You've seen the viral video of their dancing robot dog, but they are so much more than that. Their rapid improvements in technology could mean that they have a ...

Humanoid robots: Five to watch in 2019 - Robot Report

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Humanoid robots: Five to watch in 2019  Robot Report

Building humanoid robots that can do useful things in the real world, not just research labs, is very difficult. Besides being extremely expensive to build and buy, ...

Honda’s exoskeleton is one (assisted) step closer to launch - SlashGear

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Honda’s exoskeleton is one (assisted) step closer to launch  SlashGear

Honda's Walking Assist Device, a partial exoskeleton to help those with difficulties moving unsupported, has been given the green-light for release by US.

My robot butler dreams are getting closer to reality - Engadget

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

My robot butler dreams are getting closer to reality  Engadget

The last time I fully interacted with a robot was when ASUS launched the Zenbo back in 2016. As cute as it was, the fact that it lacked arms meant it coul...

Hello Jetsons! Robotic Butler Can Open the Fridge and Bring You a Beer - Tom's Hardware

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Hello Jetsons! Robotic Butler Can Open the Fridge and Bring You a Beer  Tom's Hardware

When I was growing up, I expected to have a robot servant like Rosie from the Jetsons by the time I grew up. Fast forward to 2019 and most consumer robots are ...

All the Cars That Died in 2018 - Jalopnik

Saturday, December 29, 2018

All the Cars That Died in 2018  Jalopnik

All of us must face death eventually. That is even true of our best friends, the cars. It's inevitable and natural. But when the death is indicative of a greater and ...

Toyota's Going in Big on Robots - Jalopnik

Friday, December 28, 2018

Toyota's Going in Big on Robots  Jalopnik

Toyota's got big plans for robots, Elon Musk's Twitter feed might finally be reined in, and palladium is “this year's hottest metal.” All that and more on The Morning ...

A big gap between the sci-fi side of things and achieving reality: Sethu Vijayakumar - Livemint

Monday, December 17, 2018

A big gap between the sci-fi side of things and achieving reality: Sethu Vijayakumar  Livemint

Prof. Sethu Vijayakumar from the University of Edinburgh, also co-director of the Alan Turing Institute's of Artificial Intelligence (AI) programme, says that while we ...

Man Or Machine? Story On 'Robot' At Russian Youth Forum Breaks Down - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Man Or Machine? Story On 'Robot' At Russian Youth Forum Breaks Down  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Russian state TV has come in for ridicule after failing to report that a robot at a high-tech career forum was nothing more than a man in costume.

Will robots replace caretakers in Japan? - Business Mirror

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Will robots replace caretakers in Japan?  Business Mirror

JAPAN is home to the longest-living citizens on Earth and the biggest elderly population of any country—and it's not getting any younger, said Alec Ross, one of.

Mama Mia It's Sophia: A Show Robot Or Dangerous Platform To Mislead? - Forbes

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Mama Mia It's Sophia: A Show Robot Or Dangerous Platform To Mislead?  Forbes

Sophia is the latest in a long tradition of show robots outlined in this article. Unlike their predecessors, the creators of Sophia have crossed a line with ...

Honda partners with universities to investigate human-like AI - VentureBeat

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Honda partners with universities to investigate human-like AI  VentureBeat

Honda is teaming up with the University of Pennsylvania, University of Washington, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology to develop AI that can reason like ...

Video Friday: Japan's New Humanoid Robot HRP-5P, and More - IEEE Spectrum

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Video Friday: Japan's New Humanoid Robot HRP-5P, and More  IEEE Spectrum

Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected by your Automaton bloggers. We'll also be posting a weekly calendar of upcoming ...

Our Human Affection For Robots - Palisades Hudson Financial Group

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Our Human Affection For Robots  Palisades Hudson Financial Group

On Aug. 5, Mars' Curiosity Rover turned 6 years old. I'm not an astrophysicist, but I remember this date because in 2013, the robot vibrated to the tune of “Happy ...

Science Behind the Fiction: Robot dogs and scary-real humans are coming - SYFY WIRE

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Science Behind the Fiction: Robot dogs and scary-real humans are coming  SYFY WIRE

We've had an uncomfortable relationship with our artificial counterparts from the moment of conception. The concept of robots dates back to ancient times.

ASIMO and “The Power of Dreams” - Wheels.ca

Thursday, August 09, 2018

ASIMO and “The Power of Dreams”  Wheels.ca

ASIMO and “The Power of Dreams”: Honda's humanoid robot ASIMO (Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility) sadly, may have reached the end of its life cycle.

Acrobotics: a revolutionary movement | Cosmos - Cosmos

Monday, July 30, 2018

Acrobotics: a revolutionary movement | Cosmos  Cosmos

One small backflip for a robot is a giant leap for robotics. A world populated by athletic automatons is just a hop, skip and jump away. Cathal O'Connell.

CNET Member Asks: Would you purchase a social robot for your home? - CNET

Friday, July 27, 2018

CNET Member Asks: Would you purchase a social robot for your home?  CNET

CNET member Anthony P. is a big fan of robotics and is curious to find out if others would be interested in a social robot for their home.

Honda retires its robotic stunt performer Asimo - Automotive News

Monday, July 09, 2018

Honda retires its robotic stunt performer Asimo  Automotive News

Honda is retiring Asimo, its humanoid robot research program, the Nikkei Asian Review reports. Asimo's 18-year career included many dazzling public ...

Suppose robots replace humans in hotels.... - Hotel Management

Friday, July 06, 2018

Suppose robots replace humans in hotels....  Hotel Management

If humans replaced robots in hotels, what would that look like? What would that experience entail? And could it ever happen?

7 times Honda’s iconic Asimo robot blew us away (and 1 side-splitting fail) - Digital Trends

Thursday, July 05, 2018

7 times Honda’s iconic Asimo robot blew us away (and 1 side-splitting fail)  Digital Trends

Asimo is gone, but it won't be forgotten. Honda's talented bipedal bot dazzled and delighted us over the years, and was ahead of its time in many respects.

Asimo Still Improving Its Hopping and Jogging Skills - IEEE Spectrum

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Asimo Still Improving Its Hopping and Jogging Skills  IEEE Spectrum

Honda is teaching its robots to take longer and faster steps to recover from shoves by transitioning to a running gait, which is exactly what humans do if we need ...

ASIMO, this was your life - BusinessWorld Online

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

ASIMO, this was your life  BusinessWorld Online

EVEN from a country that produced Godzilla and Mazinger Z, ASIMO was remarkable. For starters, this character was not fictional. ASIMO, standing for ...

Wave Goodbye To Honda Asimo, A Robot That Would Wave Back - Hackaday

Sunday, July 01, 2018

Wave Goodbye To Honda Asimo, A Robot That Would Wave Back  Hackaday

Fans of technology will recall a number of years when Honda's humanoid robot Asimo seemed to be everywhere. In addition to its day job in a research lab, ...

Honda Halts Asimo Development in Favor of More Useful Humanoid Robots - IEEE Spectrum

Thursday, June 28, 2018

  1. Honda Halts Asimo Development in Favor of More Useful Humanoid Robots  IEEE Spectrum
  2. Honda retires its famed Asimo robot  The Verge
  3. Honda reportedly retires the iconic Asimo  TechCrunch
  4. RIP Asimo, You Useless Robotic Honda Ad  Gizmodo
  5. Honda’s Humanoid ASIMO Robot Waves Goodbye As Development Ends  Motor1 UK
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7 Super Advanced Robots That May Take Over the World - Geek

Friday, May 11, 2018

7 Super Advanced Robots That May Take Over the World  Geek

A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. A robot must protect its own existence as long ...

Your next coworker soon may be an avatar humanoid robot - CNBC

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Your next coworker soon may be an avatar humanoid robot  CNBC

A new breed of avatar humanoid robots developed by such companies as Honda and Toyota could change the way people interact and work around the world.

Counting down the 10 most important robots in history - Digital Trends

Sunday, April 08, 2018

Counting down the 10 most important robots in history  Digital Trends

From research labs to our own homes, robots are everywhere these days. Check out our list of the 10 most important ones ever built.

The future is all to do with the Joy of Mobility. Just ask Asimo - Stuff.co.nz

Thursday, February 08, 2018

The future is all to do with the Joy of Mobility. Just ask Asimo  Stuff.co.nz

Honda doesn't just make cars and motorcycles, you know. Oh no - it develops and builds far more than that.

Honda welcomes our warm and fuzzy robot overlords to CES 2018 - CNET

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Honda welcomes our warm and fuzzy robot overlords to CES 2018  CNET

Honda released images and a bit of information about four robots it will bring to CES 2018.

Honda to launch new concept robots at CES 2018 - Robotics and Automation News

Monday, December 11, 2017

Honda to launch new concept robots at CES 2018  Robotics and Automation News

As well as being a globally well-known automaker, Honda is the maker of what is probably the most recognizable humanoid robot in the world – the famous ...

One small backflip for a robot is one giant leaping backflip for humankind - The Verge

Friday, November 17, 2017

One small backflip for a robot is one giant leaping backflip for humankind  The Verge

Something that often bothers me about sci-fi is the loner inventor trope. A guy in a garage builds a robot, or AI, or frequently both that are somehow decades ...

Honda Premiers Disaster Response Bot, E2-DR - Geek

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Honda Premiers Disaster Response Bot, E2-DR  Geek

It seems that Earth's taken a round beating these past few months. Whether its hurricanes, earthquakes, the torrential rains in India, the genocide in Myanmar, ...

Honda Unveils Prototype E2-DR Disaster Response Robot - IEEE Spectrum

Monday, October 02, 2017

Honda Unveils Prototype E2-DR Disaster Response Robot  IEEE Spectrum

Two years ago at IROS 2015 in Germany, Honda R&D presented a paper on an experimental new humanoid robot designed for disaster response. This wasn't ...

Bayside Middle School students welcome special guest, ASIMO - fox6now.com

Monday, September 25, 2017

Bayside Middle School students welcome special guest, ASIMO  fox6now.com

BAYSIDE -- Students at Bayside Middle School welcomed a very special guest on Monday, September 25th -- for a unique presentation. ASIMO, a humanoid ...

Robot caregivers are saving the elderly from lives of loneliness - Engadget

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Robot caregivers are saving the elderly from lives of loneliness  Engadget

Relying on 300-pound bear-faced robots to help nursing home residents get out of bed in the morning is much more effective if those folks actually have a ...

This Chinese unicorn wants to put humanoid robots into every home - TechNode

Monday, July 24, 2017

This Chinese unicorn wants to put humanoid robots into every home  TechNode

Back in 2008, Chinese entrepreneur Zhou Jian did not know much about robots. At a technology fair in Japan that year, he saw Honda's ASIMO for the first.

Honda robot ASIMO to be grand marshal at Barber - Motorsport.com, Edition: India

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Honda robot ASIMO to be grand marshal at Barber  Motorsport.com, Edition: India

This Sunday's IndyCar race at Barber Motorsports Park will see Honda's humanoid robot ASIMO serve as grand marshal.

ASIMO to grand marshal Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama - Alabama NewsCenter

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

ASIMO to grand marshal Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama  Alabama NewsCenter

An international superstar will give the famous, “Gentlemen, start your engines!” command at the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama – though it might sound a bit ...

Disneyland's Autopia enhancements include new characters and more - Attractions Magazine

Monday, March 27, 2017

Disneyland's Autopia enhancements include new characters and more  Attractions Magazine

New character additions and storytelling have recently enhanced the classic Autopia attraction at Disneyland in California.

Honda's ASIMO robot added throughout Autopia at Disneyland - Inside the Magic

Friday, March 24, 2017

Honda's ASIMO robot added throughout Autopia at Disneyland  Inside the Magic

The versatile ASIMO humanoid robot from Honda has been wowing technology enthusiasts since the year 2000, and for ten years of that time (from 2005-2015) ...

Disneyland’s Autopia adds storyline with robots on a camping road trip - OCRegister

Friday, March 24, 2017

Disneyland’s Autopia adds storyline with robots on a camping road trip  OCRegister

A new storyline has been added to Disneyland's classic attraction Autopia featuring two robotic characters on a camping road trip. They are the robotic ...

Asimo doesn't stand a chance against this droid sent back from the future - Autoweek

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Asimo doesn't stand a chance against this droid sent back from the future  Autoweek

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Honda’s Riding Assist gives motorcycles balance tricks from its Asimo bot - TechCrunch

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Honda’s Riding Assist gives motorcycles balance tricks from its Asimo bot  TechCrunch

Honda's new Riding Assist motorcycle model isn't a shipping product yet, but it is an impressive technical demo. The concept at CES showed how it can help ...

Hey Teens, Enter to Win a Visit to Your School from the Honda ASIMO Robot - The News Wheel

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Hey Teens, Enter to Win a Visit to Your School from the Honda ASIMO Robot  The News Wheel

Hey, middle- and high-school students ages 13 to 18—have you ever wanted to meet Honda ASIMO, the world's most advanced humanoid robot, and the ...

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

Monday, October 17, 2016

“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 ...

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

Sunday, October 16, 2016

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

This week's episode of Saturday Night Live featured a pair of humanoid robots malfunctioning due to cell phone interference.

Students' Vision of Future of Robotics Could Earn Visit From Honda's ASIMO - 3BL Media

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Students' Vision of Future of Robotics Could Earn Visit From Honda's ASIMO  3BL Media

Honda is asking students and organizations with members ages 13-18 to use short video, photos or essays to answer the question: How will robotics affect our ...

Honda's humanoid robot makes a stop in Alabama - Alabama NewsCenter

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Honda's humanoid robot makes a stop in Alabama  Alabama NewsCenter

Honda's innovative humanoid robot, ASIMO, visited the automaker's Talladega County plant this week, part of an effort to encourage STEM education among ...

Asimo meets Pepper: Honda and Softbank partnering in robots - Phys.org

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Asimo meets Pepper: Honda and Softbank partnering in robots  Phys.org

Is Honda's walking robot Asimo marrying Pepper, the chattering robot from SoftBank?

Honda’s robot charms with moves and grooves - thestar.com

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Honda’s robot charms with moves and grooves  thestar.com

Honda's Robot ASIMO came to the Alliston assembly plant to help celebrate the company celebrate.

Honda's Robot ASIMO Meets Nihal, The 14-Year-Old Fighting Progeria, And Wins Hearts! - Indiatimes.com

Friday, February 05, 2016

Honda's Robot ASIMO Meets Nihal, The 14-Year-Old Fighting Progeria, And Wins Hearts!  Indiatimes.com

Some people spend their entire lives, ruing they couldn't fulfill their dreams. Nihal, a 14-year-old kid from Mumbai, suffering from a rare genetic disease called ...

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

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Honda designing new ASIMO-style robot for disaster response  ExtremeTech

Honda is working on a more robust ASIMO that could be deployed in a disaster to keep people out of ...

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 ...

ASIMO Heads Honda Robotics Shows for Ohio STEM Students - 3BL Media

Friday, October 02, 2015

ASIMO Heads Honda Robotics Shows for Ohio STEM Students  3BL Media

Honda's commitment to encouraging the growth of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education among young students is now bringing those ...

Japan's Asimo robot now speaks three languages - Stuff.co.nz

Monday, July 27, 2015

Japan's Asimo robot now speaks three languages  Stuff.co.nz

Honda's Asimo robot can now have simple conversations in three languages.

Here, We Translated these Papercraft ASIMO Instructions for You - The News Wheel

Friday, May 15, 2015

Here, We Translated these Papercraft ASIMO Instructions for You  The News Wheel

Have you ever wanted to build your own robot, but didn't really want to bother with all that engineering degree nonsense? We can't all be experts at advanced ...

Upcoming Twitter Series: #ASIMO2015 Honda's ASIMO Humanoid Robot Takes Steps to Improve the Future While Touring NYC - CSRwire.com

Monday, March 23, 2015

Upcoming Twitter Series: #ASIMO2015 Honda's ASIMO Humanoid Robot Takes Steps to Improve the Future While Touring NYC  CSRwire.com

NORTHAMPTON, Mass., Mar. 23 /CSRwire/ - Mark Your Calendars! Join us for discussion on Twitter with Honda and its humanoid robot, ASIMO April 6 through ...

Angela Merkel Meets Humanoid Robot ‘Asimo’ in Japan - Wall Street Journal

Monday, March 09, 2015

Angela Merkel Meets Humanoid Robot ‘Asimo’ in Japan  Wall Street Journal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Tokyo on Monday morning, and one of her first stops was the National Museum of Emerging Science and ...

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

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

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 ...

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

Saturday, January 10, 2015

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 ...

ASIMO in New York: Beginning Of Robot Uprising Chillingly Documented In “ASIMO Visits The Big Apple” [VIDEO] - The News Wheel

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

ASIMO in New York: Beginning Of Robot Uprising Chillingly Documented In “ASIMO Visits The Big Apple” [VIDEO]  The News Wheel

A new video from Honda, "ASIMO Visits The Big Apple," shows the Honda ASIMO in New York City, displaying his incredible/terrifying capabilities.

Inside MotoGP: How ASIMO's tech makes for faster motorcycles - Roadshow - CNET

Friday, November 07, 2014

Inside MotoGP: How ASIMO's tech makes for faster motorcycles - Roadshow  CNET

Honda's MotoGP bikes are the fastest in the world, and the technology they pack is a big part of the puzzle. Join us for a look at what it takes to win a world ...

The advent of the androids - Cosmos

Monday, October 20, 2014

The advent of the androids  Cosmos

Manufacturer: Honda Location: Tokyo Height: 130 cm. Weight: 48 kg. Looking like a kid in a space-suit, Honda's ASIMO (Advanced Step in Innovative MObility) ...

Next generation: as Honda’s Asimo robot grows up, we quiz engineer Satoshi Shigemi about its future - wallpaper.com

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Next generation: as Honda’s Asimo robot grows up, we quiz engineer Satoshi Shigemi about its future  wallpaper.com

Honda's Asimo robot has served a dual purpose throughout its 14-year development as an ambassador for the Japanese brand's technical ambitions and as an ...

New upgrades make Asimo even more human - Geek

Sunday, July 20, 2014

New upgrades make Asimo even more human  Geek

You've probably seen Honda's Asimo in action before, but he's learned a few new tricks since you saw him last. For starters, Asimo's legs are stronger than ever ...

Honda's upgraded ASIMO robot is faster and smarter but still won't scare Sarah Connor - Engadget

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Honda's upgraded ASIMO robot is faster and smarter but still won't scare Sarah Connor  Engadget

Honda's been working on its ASIMO robot for the better part of two decades, but only now is it finally beginning to look like a useful project. The latest ver...

Honda Debuts Latest ASIMO Humanoid Robot, Some Features Applicable to Cars – News - Car and Driver

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Honda Debuts Latest ASIMO Humanoid Robot, Some Features Applicable to Cars – News  Car and Driver

Worried about the impending machine takeover? You probably shouldn't read this update on ASIMO at Car and Driver.

Humanoid robot opens bottles - BBC News

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Humanoid robot opens bottles  BBC News

Honda has launched the latest generation of its humanoid robot ASIMO (Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility).

Meet ASIMO: 10 things to know - Politico

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Meet ASIMO: 10 things to know  Politico

President Barack Obama met a soccer-playing humanoid robot Thursday during his trip to Tokyo. While visiting the National Museum of Emerging Science, the ...

Honda looks to Asimo robot for autonomous car advantage - driving.ca

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Honda looks to Asimo robot for autonomous car advantage  driving.ca

In 1986, Honda built a pair of robotic legs that could walk in a line. A decade later, it added an upper body. Yesterday in Tokyo, Honda's latest robot, Asimo, met ...

Smooth Moves: The History and Evolution of Honda's ASIMO Robot - TIME

Monday, April 21, 2014

Smooth Moves: The History and Evolution of Honda's ASIMO Robot  TIME

Honda showed off ASIMO's latest improvements at the International Auto Show in New York last week.

Honda's new ASIMO robot, more human-like than ever - Phys.Org

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Honda's new ASIMO robot, more human-like than ever  Phys.Org

It walks and runs, even up and down stairs. It can open a bottle and serve a drink, and politely tries to shake hands with a stranger. Meet the latest ASIMO, ...

Honda's ASIMO Robot Is Now Surprisingly Human [VIDEO] - Mashable

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Honda's ASIMO Robot Is Now Surprisingly Human [VIDEO]  Mashable

Honda has been working on the ASIMO humanoid robot for almost 30 years, and it shows.

Robot meet and greet: ASIMO works on its social skills this week - Scientific American

Monday, February 17, 2014

Robot meet and greet: ASIMO works on its social skills this week  Scientific American

It looks like a mini astronaut and walks as if it is on tiptoes (despite lacking them) as if it doesn't want to draw too much attention. Make no mistake, however, ...

Honda Developing Disaster Response Robot Based on ASIMO - IEEE Spectrum

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Honda Developing Disaster Response Robot Based on ASIMO  IEEE Spectrum

TV footage reveals first details of Honda's new humanoid.

Asimo's AI disappoints in latest performance as it confuses smartphones for hands - The Verge

Saturday, July 06, 2013

Asimo's AI disappoints in latest performance as it confuses smartphones for hands  The Verge

Honda's adorable Asimo humanoid robot stumbled this week at the worst possible time. Asimo was demonstrating some of its new abilities in front of a set of ...

How Honda's ASIMO Became the Running, Drink-Serving, Autonomous Robot It Is Today - TIME

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

How Honda's ASIMO Became the Running, Drink-Serving, Autonomous Robot It Is Today  TIME

People tend to think of ASIMO as a Honda mascot; a cute, harmless looking mechanical man that appears in car commercials and even has its own show at the ...

Tech This Week In Bots: When Buck Rogers Became Real - Fast Company

Friday, November 11, 2011

Tech This Week In Bots: When Buck Rogers Became Real  Fast Company

Among this weeks robotics news is a new version of Honda's Asimo–who's just one step from the sci-fi robot we've all been waiting for.

A First Look At The Slimmer And Smarter Asimo Humanoid Robot (video) - Singularity Hub

Thursday, November 10, 2011

A First Look At The Slimmer And Smarter Asimo Humanoid Robot (video)  Singularity Hub

Wanna get a glimpse of what the future will look like? Take a look at the all-new Asimo humanoid robot. Honda's star robot has polished its act by not only ...

Honda Robotics Unveils Next-Generation ASIMO Robot - IEEE Spectrum

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Honda Robotics Unveils Next-Generation ASIMO Robot  IEEE Spectrum

We heard some rumors that Honda was working on something big, and here it is: a brand new ASIMO.

Asimo: Honda Upgrades Its Awesome Humanoid (Videos) - TechCrunch

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Asimo: Honda Upgrades Its Awesome Humanoid (Videos)  TechCrunch

Honda has been very silent about Asimo, its super-advanced humanoid robot, in recent years. After introducing the first version in 2000, Honda showed several ...

Friendly Humanoid Robot Asimo (May Be) Tapped for Japanese Nuclear Cleanup Work [Updated] - Popular Science

Friday, August 12, 2011

Friendly Humanoid Robot Asimo (May Be) Tapped for Japanese Nuclear Cleanup Work [Updated]  Popular Science

[Updated 2:25 p.m.] Honda sent us an e-mail saying the Asahi Shimbun report is "speculative." "Although Honda hopes that ASIMO will someday be a helper to ...

Honda's ASIMO visits FIRST robotics event - Bizjournals.com

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Honda's ASIMO visits FIRST robotics event  Bizjournals.com

A special visitor showed up at the youth robotics contest happening this week in downtown St. Louis.

ASIMO Celebrates 10th Birthday With Video, Phone Apps, and More - Singularity Hub

Monday, November 01, 2010

ASIMO Celebrates 10th Birthday With Video, Phone Apps, and More  Singularity Hub

October 31st marked an important holiday…ASIMO's birthday! Honda recently released a host of promotional materials to mark the 10th anniversary of the ...

Honda's Asimo robot is 10 years old - Telegraph.co.uk

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Honda's Asimo robot is 10 years old  Telegraph.co.uk

World's most advanced humanoid robot has come on in leaps and bounds.

Honda’s Exoskeletons Help You Walk Like Asimo (video) - Singularity Hub

Monday, September 13, 2010

Honda’s Exoskeletons Help You Walk Like Asimo (video)  Singularity Hub

Honda's Asimo robot was taught how to walk like a human, and now its technology is returning the favor. The Japanese mega-corp has two walking ...

ASIMO robot impresses by navigating changing terrain - Singularity Hub

Monday, August 10, 2009

ASIMO robot impresses by navigating changing terrain  Singularity Hub

Scientists are helping robots think before they step. Honda's versatile ASIMO robot was able to find its way through moving obstacles and simulated terrain at ...

Honda's Asimo Controlled by the Human Brain - Wired Blogs

Friday, May 08, 2009

Honda's Asimo Controlled by the Human Brain  Wired Blogs

While it may seem that technology takes two steps back before it takes a half step forward (see: talking and singing wall fish,) there is hope for us yet. That is ...

Honda To Attack Rose Bowl Parade With 49-Foot-Tall ASIMO Robot - Jalopnik

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Honda To Attack Rose Bowl Parade With 49-Foot-Tall ASIMO Robot  Jalopnik

Honda plans to take over the world, starting with the Rose Bowl parade. Their tool of destruction? A five story tall ASIMO robot. We for one, welcome our new ...

Robot Conducts the Detroit Symphony - NPR

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Robot Conducts the Detroit Symphony  NPR

Detroit's Orchestra Hall was like a scene out of the Jetsons on Tuesday night. A robot designed by Honda conducted the Detroit Symphony. ASIMO, which ...

Smarter Honda ASIMO Can Self-Charge, Avoid People, Work In Groups - Gizmodo.com

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Smarter Honda ASIMO Can Self-Charge, Avoid People, Work In Groups  Gizmodo.com

Click to viewWhen scientists in some bunker in the year 2525 are trying to determine when humanity handed over the keys to the robot overlords, December 11, ...