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Science Behind the Fiction: Robot dogs and scary-real humans are coming - Syfy Wire

Wednesday, August 15, 2018


Syfy Wire

Science Behind the Fiction: Robot dogs and scary-real humans are coming
Syfy Wire
Perhaps the first really famous humanoid robot was ASIMO. Built by Honda in 2000, it smoothed out the rough edges seen in earlier humanoids and offered something that, while not quite human, felt welcoming and vaguely, for lack of a better word, cute.

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

Friday, August 10, 2018


Financial Times

Dead robots raise questions on how far home technology has come
Financial Times
“It's frustrating.” Adding to the robo-retreat, Honda has just unplugged its long-running Asimo. The humanoid machine has been one of the most recognisable results of Japan's prowess in robotics, but it never made the leap from research to real-world ...

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ASIMO and “The Power of Dreams” - Wheels.ca

Thursday, August 09, 2018


Wheels.ca

ASIMO and “The Power of Dreams”
Wheels.ca
Honda's humanoid robot ASIMO (Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility) while not as famous as Wall-E, EVE, CP3O, R2D2 his loveable counterparts from the movies, has still thrilled generations of robot aficionados. But sadly, he may have reached the end of ...

Anki's Vector robot brings us one step closer to 'Star Wars' Droids - Engadget

Wednesday, August 08, 2018


Engadget

Anki's Vector robot brings us one step closer to 'Star Wars' Droids
Engadget
Making progress with shipping products is a better way to bring robots into our lives than something like Honda's humanoid ASIMO bot, Sofman said. That project was announced way back in the year 2000 (Honda had been exploring walking robots since ...

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Slavný humanoidní robot končí. Asimo dirigoval orchestr a spadl ze schodů - iDNES.cz

Monday, July 23, 2018


iDNES.cz

Slavný humanoidní robot končí. Asimo dirigoval orchestr a spadl ze schodů
iDNES.cz
Firma Honda se rozhodla, že již nebude dále vyvíjet svého populárního dvounohého robota Asimo. Využije však zkušenosti ve vývoji specifičtějších oblastí, jako je například ošetřovatelství nebo autonomní řízení. Humanoidní robot skončí po 32 letech vývoje.

Honda retires its robotic stunt performer Asimo - Automotive News (blog)

Sunday, July 08, 2018


Automotive News (blog)

Honda retires its robotic stunt performer Asimo
Automotive News (blog)
The company never was able to commercialize the robot but said last week that the technologies that went into successive generations of Asimo robots are being adapted for Honda's mass-produced products and that the company continues research into ...

7 times Honda's iconic Asimo robot blew us away (and 1 side-splitting fail) - Digital Trends

Thursday, July 05, 2018


Digital Trends

7 times Honda's iconic Asimo robot blew us away (and 1 side-splitting fail)
Digital Trends
Honda's Asimo robot caused many a jaw to drop over the years, its impressive array of talents for a long time putting the diminutive android well ahead of the competition. But the Japanese company recently announced it's retiring its creation after ...
Throttle-Back Thursday: Farewell, AsimoAutoweek
Honda Asimo retiresAutocar India
Honda's humanoid robot ASIMO to bid farewellDeccan Chronicle
International Business Times, India Edition
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Asimo Still Improving Its Hopping and Jogging Skills - IEEE Spectrum

Tuesday, July 03, 2018


IEEE Spectrum

Asimo Still Improving Its Hopping and Jogging Skills
IEEE Spectrum
We learned last week that Honda is putting Asimo out to pasture, so to speak, which is a little sad, but not too sad: Honda is doing this because they want to instead focus on the other, more useful humanoid robots that they've been working on recently ...

Honda to retire Asimo, the bipedal robot - ZDNet

Monday, July 02, 2018


Alphr

Honda to retire Asimo, the bipedal robot
ZDNet
More research project than marketable product, Asimo fell comfortably into a role as a technology ambassador for Honda. It also became a public face for the forward march of robotics development, which increased dramatically during Asimo's nearly 20 ...
Honda retires memorable marketing machine and mascot bot AsimoThe Drum
Say goodbye to Asimo as Honda retires its cute bipedal robot for goodAlphr
Wave Goodbye To Honda Asimo, A Robot That Would Wave BackHackaday
Paul Tan's Automotive News -The Quint
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Honda retires its famed Asimo robot - The Verge

Thursday, June 28, 2018


The Verge

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 technology for more practical use cases in nursing and road transport, as reported by Nikkei Asian ...
Honda's Trailblazing ASIMO Robot Is Walking Off Into the SunsetFortune
Honda reportedly retires the iconic AsimoTechCrunch
Honda Halts Asimo Development in Favor of More Useful Humanoid RobotsIEEE Spectrum
CNET -Gizmodo -Nikkei Asian Review
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