Honda ASIMO (アシモ), named after "Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility", is an intelligent multifunctional robot of 130cm tall with 54kg weight, made of magnesium alloy covered with plastic resin.
It is an innovative result from 22 years of R&D in Honda, showcasing their determination and belief in the Power of Dreams.
Today, ASIMO can run up to 6km/h and in circular pattern, walk at various speed up to 2.7km/h, climb stairs, and is able to recognise distance, position and details of people with Honda's IC Tag.
ASIMO can also perform the task of a receptionist, information guide or carry out delivery service using a tray or cart. It can also act in sync with people, for example, walking with you while holding your hands.
Eager to watch ASIMO in action? You can meet with him in the upcoming road tours as follow:
- 14-16 Nov 2008 - New Wing, 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Selangor.
- 20-23 Nov 2008 - City Square Shopping Centre, Johor Bahru.
- 27-30 Nov 2008 - Queensbay Mall, Penang.
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