Honda ASIMO! robot video
Remember Asimo? It was that cute little robot that Honda used to showcase technology, well now it's back faster and more intelligent than ever. Honda have unveiled their updated Asimo robot which features a slimmed down design as well as improved physical movement, face and voice recognition. Designed to be more than just a showcase of Honda's technological ability, Asimo 2011 has been developed in conjuction with the help effort at the crippled Fukushima Nuclear Plant in Japan. In fact Asimo's new advanced arm and hand was a starting point for a robotic arm that is now being used to turn valves in radioactive environments at the plant.