Photos: Honda robot runs circles around competition

Photos: Honda robot runs circles around competition

Summary: The second-generation Asimo can now run around at up to 6km per hour and even push a trolley

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  • Honda claims it has been pursuing research and development of a "truly useful humanoid robot which possesses both intelligence and physical capabilities"

  • Through the coordinated use of its eye camera and the force (kinesthetic) sensor on its wrists, ASIMO can give and receive an object such as a tray

Topic: Emerging Tech

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  • Honda Robot is beyond the thinking level ......

    CONGRATS TO ALL MEMBER OF HONDA ROBOT TEAM

    i just want to know, are u doing any thing to make robot think?

    i have some ideas ....... mail me, may i help you or may you help me .....

    AJAY KAHER
    http://www.geocities.com/engg_ajaykaher/home.html
    anonymous