ASIMO (Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility), the world's most advanced humanoid robot developed by Honda Motor Co. Ltd., is currently on a nationwide university tour and will make its only California stop at Stanford University Thursday, Dec. 2 through Saturday, Dec. 4. There will be demonstrations on Dec 2 and 3 at 2:30 pm and demonstrations on Dec 4 at 11:30 am and 2:00 pm.
Guests will experience a 30-minute live demonstration of ASIMO's technical abilities, including talking, walking forward and backward, turning smoothly, balancing on one leg, dancing and even climbing stairs. Co-hosted by the Alliance for Innovative Manufacturing and Stanford's Mechanical Engineering Department, the demonstrations at Stanford are open to the public free of charge.
Designed to encourage the study of science and engineering, the “ASIMO Technology Circuit” will visit top engineering universities across the country through March 2005.
Admission InfoDemonstrations are open to the public free of chage on a first-come, first-served basis.