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The Stuff Gadget Oscars 2017 - Stuff

Sunday, February 26, 2017


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The Stuff Gadget Oscars 2017
Stuff
In the absence of Honda's ASIMO falling down some stairs, Boston Dynamics' SpotMini seized its opportunity in this hotly contested category with an expertly judged banana skin scene. The judges were blown away by the slapstick timing, reminiscent of ...

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Look, no hands! Honda's self-balancing motorcycle prototype ... - Nikkei Asian Review

Monday, February 20, 2017


Nikkei Asian Review

Look, no hands! Honda's self-balancing motorcycle prototype ...
Nikkei Asian Review
TOKYO -- Symbolizing the rapid advances in motorcycle technology, Honda Motor has developed a self-balancing system that is expected to pave the way f.

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The skills where you still have the edge over robots - Eyewitness News

Sunday, February 05, 2017


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The skills where you still have the edge over robots
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The skills where you still have the edge over robots. McKinsey finds that almost half of work activities globally could be automated using current technology. Asimo robot. Picture: AZAdam via Flickr/Wikimedia Commons. Robots · Robots are coming · Human ...

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

Friday, January 06, 2017


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Honda's Riding Assist gives motorcycles balance tricks from its Asimo bot
TechCrunch
Speeds between 2 and 3 mph actually prove among the most challenging in terms of making sure a motorcycle stays upright, and Honda's leveraging lessons learned from its development of Asimo the robot and its UNI-CUB rideable scooter-like transport to ...
Honda Motors Develops A Self-Balancing Motor Riding Assist At Asimo's HouseMobile & Apps
Honda's New Experimental Motorcycle Can Balance All By Itself Like MagicGizmodo Australia
Honda Self Balancing Motorbike With Self Driving Features Unveiled At CES 2016Geeky Gadgets
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“Saturday Night Live” Parodies Honda ASIMO in Weird Skit [VIDEO] - The News Wheel

Sunday, October 16, 2016


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“Saturday Night Live” Parodies Honda ASIMO in Weird Skit [VIDEO]
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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


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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
Watch: Toyota's made a tiny robot to prevent you getting lonelyMotoring Research
Toyota unveils robot baby to tug at maternal instinct in aging JapanReuters

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

Wednesday, August 10, 2016


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Honda's humanoid robot makes a stop in Alabama - Alabama ...
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Honda's humanoid robot makes a stop in Alabama ASIMO, Honda's humanoid robot, kicks a soccer ball in a demonstration at Honda Manufacturing of Alabama.

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Pepper and Asimo get married! Softbank and Honda join forces to develop robots and 'mindreading' cars that know ... - Daily Mail

Thursday, July 21, 2016


Daily Mail

Pepper and Asimo get married! Softbank and Honda join forces to develop robots and 'mindreading' cars that know ...
Daily Mail
Tokyo-based Honda's robotics division went through some soul-searching when Asimo was widely criticized as useless when it could not help with the nuclear accident at the Fukushima plant, which sank into meltdowns after the March 2011 tsunami.

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 ...
Honda, SoftBank Plan Emotional Robot Cars That Will Definitely Not Murder UsJalopnik
Pepper gets another job: Softbank robot to sell life insurance at 80 stores in JapanDaily Mail
Softbank, Honda: Sit back, relax, let the car do the talkingReuters

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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 ...