Bartenders and baristas experience threat to their jobs as Asimo plays the role of a bartender. The world’s most advanced humanoid robot was unveiled by Honda- after they started working on it in 1986.
The new robot dubbed Asimo has improved intelligence, enhanced hand dexterity and can run forwards and backwards, climb and descend stairs, hop and even jump.
Asimo, which stands for Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility, can even recognize the faces and voices of multiple people speaking simultaneously – in both Japanese and English.
The 4.3 metres tall robot can handle soft paper cups to pour drink without damaging the cup. At full pelt, Asimo will run at 5.6mph – an increase of 1.8mph over its predecessor.
it can also detect t any obstacles in its path and instantly changes the direction to avoid a collision.
Smiley faced Asimo speaks English and Japanese and can carry a tray, push a cart and even play football.
The robot is powered by a 51.8v lithium ion (Li-ION) battery and can operate for approximately 40 minutes on a single charge.
the latest generations takes Honda a step closer to creating a robot that can be a helper to people’s needs.
Satoshi Shigemi, chief engineer, Asmio, said: ‘For the first time in Europe, Honda is demonstrating the all-new Asimo- the latest generation of Honda’s remarkable research into humanoid robotics.’
Previous generations of Asimo have demonstrated incredible fluidity and speed of movements.
‘The all-new Asimo takes this mobility, task performing ability and interaction with people to the next level and moves Honda one step closer to its ultimate goal of developing a robot that can be a helper to people in need.’
Honda said that Asimo is still in development and there are no existing plans to commercialize the robot.
Via : Dailymail