#ASIMO2015 Recap: What Does a Humanoid Robot Do With a Day in NYC?
Recently, Honda took its humanoid robot, ASIMO to the streets of New York City – a city of dreams. Since ASIMO’s introduction in 2000, Honda has made impressive advancements in robots, even inspiring technology improved to other products. From the ability to climb stairs, balance on one leg and pour a cup of water, ASIMO innovators were ready for the challenge that the Big Apple would bring.
3BL Media along with Honda’s ASIMO partook in a two week long Twitter series, #ASIMO2015. This series explored ASIMO’s adventures in the Big Apple along with shared facts about the humanoid robot and asking Honda questions about its advancements in robotics.
Q: What does @ASIMO stand for? #ASIMO2015 MT @Honda - @3BLMedia (tweet)
@3BLMedia @Honda ASIMO stands for Advanced Step in Innovative MObility.... Thanks for asking! - @ASIMO (tweet)
Q: Why is @ASIMO's visit to NYC important? #ASIMO2015 - @CSRwire (tweet)
ASIMO's trip to NYC was the first time that ASIMO went to the people instead of the people coming to see ASIMO! - @ASIMO (tweet)
@Justmeans Honda wanted to share its dreams of building a humanoid robot with a city where millions have come to chase their own dreams! - @ASIMO (tweet)
Standing 4'3" and 110 lbs, @ASIMO has more stability control than earlier versions #ASIMO2015 #robotics - #3BLMedia (tweet)
During #ASIMO2015, ASIMO was making scheduled visits across the globe including a stop at the National Robotics Week Challenge, President’s Summit in Copenhagen and ending in Detroit for the Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE) conference.
@ASIMO is a hit with the folks at the National Robotics Challenge! #NRC2015 - @HondaNRC2015 (tweet)
Saw #ASIMO2015 the most advanced humanoid robot at #presidentssummit - @tiura_jaana (tweet)
Detroit schoolchildren waiting to see ASIMO! - @ASIMO (tweet)
When was the last time YOU took a #selfie with a robot?
If you missed #ASIMO2015 or any of ASIMO’s recent events, don’t worry! You can still explore NYC with ASIMO and engage on Twitter, tagging @ASIMO and including #ASIMO2015 in your tweets!