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Understanding The Intention To Work With Social Robots - Science Trends

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Understanding The Intention To Work With Social Robots  Science Trends

Recent years have seen an increase in the number of robotic solutions geared toward social interactions with humans. Social robots are designed to.

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.

Lessons to business leaders from Japanese companies: A conversation with HBS Professor Hirotaka Takeuchi - Harbus Online

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Lessons to business leaders from Japanese companies: A conversation with HBS Professor Hirotaka Takeuchi  Harbus Online

For many decades, Japan's corporate culture has been an enigma to many. Even more puzzling still was how a small, resource-poor nation grew at one point to ...

Amazon wants to patent delivery robots that put packages inside your home - Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Amazon wants to patent delivery robots that put packages inside your home  Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

Amazon.com Inc. has applied to patent technology that would allow robots to access a customer's home or office to deliver packages. The patent application ...

The Promise—and Complications—of Domestic Robots - Singularity Hub

Thursday, December 06, 2018

The Promise—and Complications—of Domestic Robots  Singularity Hub

Consumers with expectations inflated by years of science fiction saturation might find themselves frustrated as domestic robots fail to perform basic tasks.

Will robots replace caretakers in Japan? - Business Mirror

Monday, December 03, 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.

Global Medical Robots Market 2019-2023 - Growth Analysis and Forecast - Technavio - Business Wire

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Global Medical Robots Market 2019-2023 - Growth Analysis and Forecast - Technavio  Business Wire

The global medical robots market research report by Technavio predicts the market to post a CAGR of more than 21% during the period 2019-2023.

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 ...

Robot Butlers Will Do Your Chores and Care for Your Family - ENGINEERING.com

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Robot Butlers Will Do Your Chores and Care for Your Family  ENGINEERING.com

Doing chores and performing healthcare duties will be a thing of the past once we all have a robot at home.

Honda reports rise in profit on cost cuts, healthy sales - The Telegraph

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Honda reports rise in profit on cost cuts, healthy sales  The Telegraph

Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co. is reporting a 21 percent jump in fiscal second quarter profit on cost cuts and healthy motorcycle sales.

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

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Honda partners with universities to investigate human-like AI  Inventiva

Artificial intelligence (AI) that reasons like a human remains elusive, but Honda hopes to make inroads. The Tokyo company's U.S.-based Research Institute ...

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.

Dead robots raise questions on how far home technology has come - Financial Times

Friday, August 10, 2018

Dead robots raise questions on how far home technology has come  Financial Times

Kuri, a loveable robot that communicated through beeps like R2-D2, passed away last month: Mayfield Robotics, a unit of Bosch, killed the project just as the first ...

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

Monday, July 30, 2018

Acrobotics: a revolutionary movement  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 ...

15 Engineers and Their Inventions That Defined Robotics - Interesting Engineering

Friday, July 06, 2018

15 Engineers and Their Inventions That Defined Robotics  Interesting Engineering

Although all engineers who work in robotics are highly skilled, some amongst them, and the robots they have created have defined the discipline of robotics.

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

Wednesday, July 04, 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 retires its famed Asimo robot - The Verge

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Honda retires its famed Asimo robot  The Verge

Asimo, Honda's adorable, humanoid robot, is no more. The company announced it would cease production of the robot in order to focus on using Asimo's ...

How Toyota And Honda Are Making The Leap Into The Future Of Mobility - Forbes Now

Thursday, June 28, 2018

How Toyota And Honda Are Making The Leap Into The Future Of Mobility  Forbes Now

To meet the needs of a rapidly changing society with a hunger for cleaner, more efficient, more connected transport systems, firms like Toyota, Honda and GM ...

Honda Gets Ready For The 4th Industrial Revolution By Using AI, Big Data And Robots - Forbes Now

Friday, June 08, 2018

Honda Gets Ready For The 4th Industrial Revolution By Using AI, Big Data And Robots  Forbes Now

Honda, one of the largest automobile manufacturers, uses AI, big data and robots to provide solutions they hope to solve future problems in the world as we go ...

Can AI Revolutionize Elderly Care? - FinSMEs

Friday, June 08, 2018

Can AI Revolutionize Elderly Care?  FinSMEs

The population of the elderly is increasing and AI supporters like Tej Kohli, Rewired investor, are funding AI that will help take care of them. In 2017, it was ...

'Hi, I'm Pepper' - first humanoid robot in SA gently introduces herself - News24

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

'Hi, I'm Pepper' - first humanoid robot in SA gently introduces herself  News24

Pepper, the first humanoid robot in South Africa, is a demonstration of how customer-facing robots can ease business and help people.

Humanoid robot opens bottles - BBC News

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Humanoid robot opens bottles  BBC News

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

The Complete History And Future of Robots - WIRED

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Complete History And Future of Robots  WIRED

Modern robots are not unlike toddlers: It's hilarious to watch them fall over, but deep down we know that if we laugh too hard, they might develop a complex and ...

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 ...

ASIMO, the most advanced human robot - Breakfast Television Toronto

Friday, May 04, 2018

ASIMO, the most advanced human robot  Breakfast Television Toronto

You won't believe what ASIMO can do. The robot joins us in the studio to show off brand new features.

How Fukushima Changed Japanese Robotics and Woke Up the Industry - Singularity Hub

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

How Fukushima Changed Japanese Robotics and Woke Up the Industry  Singularity Hub

Disaster response has long been hailed as a prime application for robots. But at Fukushima, in one of the most advanced nations in the world, many of the robots ...

Here’s what it would theoretically cost to operate 'Westworld' - CNBC

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Here’s what it would theoretically cost to operate 'Westworld'  CNBC

On April 22, HBO's hit series "Westworld" returns for another season of scandal, murder and seduction, but the show's math may be just as interesting. (Stay with ...

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.

Video Friday: Robot Barber, Untethered iCub, and Aibo's Best Friend - IEEE Spectrum

Friday, April 06, 2018

Video Friday: Robot Barber, Untethered iCub, and Aibo's Best Friend  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 ...

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.

Are domestic robots the way of the future? - The National

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Are domestic robots the way of the future?  The National

Tech companies are betting the market for automated domestics will soon boom.

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 ...

Honda’s cute new robot concepts only want to help - Circuit Breaker

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Honda’s cute new robot concepts only want to help  Circuit Breaker

Self-driving mobility vehicles and a companion bot with empathy.

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 ...

Humanoid robot market to grow to $4 billion in five years - Robotics and Automation News

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Humanoid robot market to grow to $4 billion in five years  Robotics and Automation News

The market for humanoid robots is forecast to grow to $4 billion in about five years, according to a new report by ReportsnReports. The researcher values the ...

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 ...

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 time.

Miami Student Earns School A Visit From Honda ASIMO - The News Wheel

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Miami Student Earns School A Visit From Honda ASIMO  The News Wheel

Many parents of elementary school students can take pride in their child's academic or extracurricular successes, but how many can claim that their offspring ...

ASIMO Humanoid Robot Inspires Students to Become Tech Innovators - PR Newswire

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

ASIMO Humanoid Robot Inspires Students to Become Tech Innovators  PR Newswire

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As Honda's ASIMO robot emerged waving from behind a sliding door, an audible gasp of surprise and ...

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

Remember when "The Terminator" films were viewed as ridiculous science fiction? John Connor might have been off by a few years, but, uh, just about ...

Honda rolls out a self-balancing motorcycle - Nikkei Asian Review

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Honda rolls out a self-balancing motorcycle  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO Amid the rapid advances in motorcycle technology, Honda Motor is pushing the envelope even further with a self-balancing system that could pave.

The machines ham it up again: We found the best robots at CES 2017 - Digital Trends

Friday, January 06, 2017

The machines ham it up again: We found the best robots at CES 2017  Digital Trends

It's seems like every year at CES, the robots always seems to steal the show. This year is no different. Here are five of the coolest robots from CES 2017.

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

October 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Honda engineers work every day to find new and innovative ways to use robotics to help society. But innovative ideas can come ...

Honda's humanoid robot makes a stop in Alabama | Made in Alabama - Made In Alabama

Friday, August 05, 2016

Honda's humanoid robot makes a stop in Alabama | Made in Alabama  Made In Alabama

LINCOLN, Alabama – Honda's innovative humanoid robot, ASIMO, visited the automaker's Talladega County plant this week, part of an effort to encourage ...

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

Automaker Honda Motor Co. and internet company SoftBank said Thursday they will work together on artificial intelligence to develop products with sensors and ...

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.

How real is that Atlas robot video? | Science - The Guardian

Thursday, February 25, 2016

How real is that Atlas robot video? | Science  The Guardian

Video footage of Boston Dynamics' new Atlas robot has left Twitter in awe of our new robot overlords; but how much of these videos should we take at face ...

You can buy your own ASIMO robot at Tokyo Motor Show. Well, kind of - Tech in Asia

Friday, October 30, 2015

You can buy your own ASIMO robot at Tokyo Motor Show. Well, kind of  Tech in Asia

It won't walk, run, or talk in that high-pitched anime voice. But you can hug it!

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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

Watch the latest version of Honda's Asimo humanoid robot show off its abilities on a visit to the Telegraph.

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) ...

Asimo the football playing, disco dancing robot who can even pour you a drink - Daily Mail

Friday, October 17, 2014

Asimo the football playing, disco dancing robot who can even pour you a drink  Daily Mail

Japanese technology giant Honda today showed off the latest version of its Asimo robot, bringing it to Britain for the first time.

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 ...

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

Honda has launched the latest version of its humanoid robot ASIMO. This is its most dextrous and responsive robot so far, setting the scene for what a robot filled ...

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 Asimo Robot Gets a Little Bit Better, a Whole Lot Creepier - Gizmodo

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Honda's Asimo Robot Gets a Little Bit Better, a Whole Lot Creepier  Gizmodo

It's been almost 15 years since Honda first introduced Asimo, the company's attempt to create a humanoid robot that can walk and perform other human-like ...

Pepper's Mission After Astro Boy, ASIMO & Aibo - EE Times

Friday, June 06, 2014

Pepper's Mission After Astro Boy, ASIMO & Aibo  EE Times

Next February Japanese cellular operator SoftBank will launch a humanoid named Pepper, which can read people's emotions. Pepper's mission is to entertain ...

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

Engineers believe many of the lessons learned from Asimo could be applied to developing driverless cars.

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.

Honda's robotics tech headed for homes of the future - The Japan Times

Sunday, March 09, 2014

Honda's robotics tech headed for homes of the future  The Japan Times

As technology evolves, every household is predicted to have at least one robot in the future, just as many of today's consumers feel incomplete without Int.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Prince Charles meets Asimo the robot on Japanese tour - Telegraph.co.uk

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Prince Charles meets Asimo the robot on Japanese tour  Telegraph.co.uk

For years, he has been ridiculed for supposedly speaking to his plants. So the Prince of Wales showed little enthusiasm for getting involved in a one-to-one ...

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, ...

An afternoon with Honda's Asimo robot - CNET News

Monday, November 19, 2007

An afternoon with Honda's Asimo robot  CNET News

Glaskowsky reports on his visit to the Honda Innovation Grant Technical Horizon Symposium, where Honda's Asimo robot put in an appearance.