Some of our readers will remember ASIMO, Honda’s robot which turned 10 years old last year, Honda has just unveiled a new version of ASIMO, and he has had a few upgrades over the previous version.
The new ASIMO is now capable of continually moving without being
controlled by an operator
and he is apparently also more intelligent and
able to adapt to more situations and tasks.
The all-new ASIMO is now advanced from an "automatic machine” to
an "autonomous machine” with the
decision-making capability to determine
its behavior inconcert with its surroundings such as movements
people. At the beginning of the development process, the following three
factors were identified as
necessary for a robot to perform as an
You can find out more information about the latest version of the Honda ASIMO robot over at Honda.