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Video of Asimo

Old 03-16-06, 01:21 AM
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Video of Asimo

http://video.google.com/videoplay?do...45008392050115

You don't really think much of this robot until you actually see it in action. Wait till you see it run! You'd SWEAR there's a human being inside that thing. Those engineers at Honda are AMAZING!
Old 03-16-06, 01:24 AM
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That thing is really cool! He looks like he has to pee though.
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That's a little creepy.
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pretty cool.
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I can't wait til the Japanese start building giant Mechs.....

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"Your plastic pal whose fun to be with.................."
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Originally Posted by The_Infidel
That's a little creepy.

my thoughts exactly.
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Excellent. They have about 30 more years to perfect the body and develop the neural interface/brain floatation tank and my plan of living forever in an android body will be a reality.
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Needs more guns.
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Originally Posted by Giantrobo
I can't til the Japanese start building giant Mechs.....
Old 03-16-06, 09:42 AM
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Spiffy, had not been keeping up with it to know they had a new model out. Certainly much smoother than the previous one though the series of maneuvers they put it through this time were not as entertaining. Impressive certainly but not as much of a show though of course the previous show was a bit longer than this clip so it is possible this only highlighted Asimo's squat-running.
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Neat, although it's a pity it doesn't mimic real human mechanics for walking and running.

So it can't tapdance.
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Originally Posted by Giantrobo
I can't wait til the Japanese start building giant Mechs.....
Alaskan builds home-made mech

Armored, piloted Nerf-weaponized mecha walks in Japan
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Here's a still photo of it fulfilling its programming as "a lonely child's best friend":


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