High-Tech Helpers

February 2008
Weekly Reader News - Senior;2/1/2008, Vol. 86 Issue 18, p2
The article features the humanoid robots called Asimo. Its creator Honda Motor Co. has upgraded the robots to allow them to work in pairs. A demonstration in Tokyo is described where two Asimos moved carefully around the room taking orders and serving drinks to reporters. The robots' technology reportedly allows them to sense other people's movements and avoid bumping them.


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