Tag Archives: ASIMO

Willow Garage robot continues to advance

Earlier this month, Willow Garage’s Personal Robot 2 (PR2) robot successfully passed the second project milestone navigating an office environment, opening doors, and plugging in the electrical supply to recharge its batteries. The first milestone the robot successfully passed last December (if my memory serves me well) was about navigating around an office environment but… Read More »

Honda’s robotic legs

Honda have finally realized that developing and selling a complete humanoid robot at affordable prices is going to take longer than they expected when they invested millions of dollars in the development of ASIMO. Now, Honda wants to take advantage of some of the technology developed for ASIMO to build less complete but still massively… Read More »

Robot REEM-B video

Below is a video of Pal Technology’s REEM-B humanoid robot that we wrote about earlier. It sounds like a great machine but I still think that Honda’s ASIMO has the edge on this and all other humanoids available today. ASIMO had the same speech and vision recognition abilities since years ago including autonomous navigation, walking… Read More »

Honda demonstrates latest ASIMO at CES 2007

Honda impressed the crowds at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2007 taking place in Las Vegas demonstrating their latest model of the ASIMO humanoid robot. ASIMO has come a long way since Honda started development almost 2 decades ago. There are several videos of the demonstration floating around the Web and of course we have… Read More »

Honda UK ASIMO warm technology ad

Honda’s United Kingdom branch has been showing during the holiday season a new TV ad featuring Honda’s advanced humanoid robot ASIMO. The goal of the new ad campaign is to create a feeling among viewers that this new technology is approachable and warm. During the 90 minute spot, ASIMO is seen navigating around a science… Read More »