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    Video: Watch Obama kick the ball around with Honda's latest ASIMO

    Bend it like Obama. The Commander-In-Chief was just in Japan for a state visit, and his trip took him to a science expo, where he played a bit of soccer with Honda's latest ASIMO robot. The entire scene was captured on video, and showed the innovative robot as it ran, hopped and kicked a soccer ...

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    Official: Newest version of Honda's ASIMO coming to TV on April 15

    Honda's ASIMO robot is moving into its teenage years, having originally been introduced in 2000, and like all teens, it's still learning. The bot has received regular incremental upgrades over that time, and the latest version will premiere on LIVE with Kelly and Michael on Tuesday, April ...

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    Official: Honda announces UNI-CUB β personal mobility device

    Honda has announced what can be considered version 2.0 of its Uni-Cub personal mobility device released last year, the Uni-Cub β, which features a small list of improvements to make it safer and easier to use. It'll be on display at the Tokyo Motor Show next week. The Segway-like electric ...

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    Official: Honda's new ASIMO robot can now pour you a drink all on its own [w/video]

    Honda does a whole lot more than just cars. They do motorbikes, ATVs, power equipment, outboard marine engines, personal watercraft, business jets... and yes, even robots. In fact its ASIMO humanoid robot (parodied in a rather disturbingly hilarious episode of South Park) is one of the most ...

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    Video: Honda's Asimo + Kinect = Creepy animatronic hokey-pokey

    When the end of the world comes, it will arrive on the shoulders of dancing robots. The researchers behind Asimo, the humanoid robot from Honda, have tapped into the muscle behind the Xbox Kinect system to allow users to control Asimo using nothing more than their own body movements. With ...

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    Report: Honda denies Asimo being modified for nuclear clean up

    ASIMO is the humanoid robot created by Honda that looks like a diminutive moonman who loves to slowly climb stairs. The four-foot three-inch robot is capable of a lot more than ascending stairways faster than the elderly, however, and rumors were swirling that ASIMO might be outfitted to handle ...

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    Honda's ASIMO gets an iPhone app

    Honda loves its friendly ASIMO robot, and for the most part, we get a kick out of him, too. (Especially when he has a bad day.) The little guy's latest endeavor is a starring role in a new iPhone app (coming soon to Android as well) designed to get you up and moving. Run With ASIMO is basically a ...

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    Honda's ASIMO celebrates 10 years [w/video]

    ASIMO turns 10 – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Sure enough, Honda has been playing with ASIMO for 10 years. To mark the occasion, Honda has rolled out a new website dedicated to the life and times of its humanoid robot. There are baby pictures, adorable stories and even a ...

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    Honda testing 49' Asimo for Rose Bowl

    Honda might be killing off the NSX and pulling its factory support out of various two- and four-wheeled racing events along with its long-running Honda Hoot gathering, but the automaker has managed to find the resources to invest in a five-story top hat-wearing Asimo float to lead the Rose Parade ...

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    Honda unveils supplemental robot legs for humans

    Click above for more shots of the Honda Walking Assist Device
    Those who have difficulty walking may not be bound to a Segway for like thanks to Honda. The Japanese automaker is developing a new technology called the experimental walking assist device. These accessory legs have been designed as a ...

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    ASIMO succeeds in leading orchestra, does not fall down

    Click above to view video after the jumpWhile our blogging brethren over at Engadget are just relieved that Honda's ASIMO robot didn't attempt a global coup while conducting the Detroit Symphony Orchestra last night, we're more impressed it didn't fall over and crack its head open. (Seriously ...

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    Aw Snap! Honda ASIMO robot to conduct Detroit Symphony Orchestra

    This one's has to sting a little bit for the Big 3. On May 13th, Honda's coming to D-town with its ASIMO robot, which will (hopefully) walk on stage and open a special performance with Yo-Yo Ma by successfully conducting the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in a rousing rendition of "Impossible Dream". ...


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