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Date: 06/29/08 03:46 PM

54 Responses to New Asimo Robot Footage

  1. Profile photo of LittleMissQT
    LittleMissQT Female 18-29
    1266 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 10:34 am
    Link: New Asimo Robot Footage - The latest moves that Asimo the Robot has perfected. It won`t be long now...
  2. Profile photo of wuguwa
    wuguwa Male 18-29
    152 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 3:53 pm
    the future is...wait for
  3. Profile photo of Burton_Ian
    Burton_Ian Male 18-29
    817 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 3:56 pm
    ha yeah it won`t be long now before the world is over run by 4 foot tall dance-bots... and my god... now they can use our stairs... change in elevation used to be our many defense... haha but seriously that is pretty sweet
  4. Profile photo of joshjunky
    joshjunky Male 18-29
    152 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 3:57 pm
    Oh my damn. No wonder scientists have been able to help with problems going wrong with the climate. They have been to busy with this crap.....
  5. Profile photo of summerfly
    summerfly Female 18-29
    157 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 3:59 pm
    That`s pretty awesome. Both of it`s feet were (slightly) off the ground when it was `running.`
    It looked really weird going down the stairs though hahaha
  6. Profile photo of gorgokid333
    gorgokid333 Male 13-17
    227 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 3:59 pm
    did they call him "AWESOME-O"?
  7. Profile photo of MetroStation
    MetroStation Female 13-17
    140 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:01 pm
    When will this ever be used in real life?
  8. Profile photo of White_Wolfos
    White_Wolfos Female 18-29
    1145 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:03 pm
    Yeah, uh, that thing is definitely not built for speed. For some reason, the fact that its foot doesn`t have any joints... that they`re just flat chunks bothers me. I mean, I know it`s just a demonstration, but it`d be nice if they built something that could outrun a snail. >_>
    Oh, and look, it can use stairs. Impressive???
  9. Profile photo of DrJack
    DrJack Male 13-17
    184 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:03 pm
    I heard that Honda rents ASIMOs to certain businesses. I think it was almost $40,000 per day to rent one. I don`t know abut you, but I don`t have that kind of money!
  10. Profile photo of Aqua_Bird
    Aqua_Bird Female 13-17
    536 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:05 pm
    I don`t think I`d be able to fight the urge to kick it over if I was in it`s presence.
  11. Profile photo of Meh110
    Meh110 Male 13-17
    292 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:06 pm
  12. Profile photo of domisgood
    domisgood Male 18-29
    4868 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:09 pm
    for something so cool he has a really gay voice
  13. Profile photo of Canti
    Canti Male 18-29
    25 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:09 pm
    I`m sick of people making fun of robots and the people who make them. These people are programming evermore realistic robots every year and you can’t even program a VCR. So shut up haters.
  14. Profile photo of ShakeNBake
    ShakeNBake Male 18-29
    265 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:15 pm
    wow that robot can do more than i thought it has a bad appearance for a robot that can do so much
  15. Profile photo of AKappy
    AKappy Male 18-29
    2619 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:17 pm
    That astronaut was short.
  16. Profile photo of Okasen
    Okasen Female 13-17
    523 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:17 pm
  17. Profile photo of Matwix_2004
    Matwix_2004 Male 18-29
    2554 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:18 pm
    And now for something completly different:
    Did you know, if the distance between one step and the next was increased by 1mm almost everyone would trip up on it.
  18. Profile photo of Lauraly
    Lauraly Female 18-29
    2262 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:21 pm
    Damn it Akappy, that`s exactly what I was thinking, especially when he was walking on the stairs.
  19. Profile photo of grandmasterz
    grandmasterz Male 18-29
    292 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:21 pm
    Asimo is tight.
  20. Profile photo of WHOISIT12345
    WHOISIT12345 Male 18-29
    4398 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:22 pm
    too slow
  21. Profile photo of bobaah_mc
    bobaah_mc Male 18-29
    105 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:23 pm
    Sunday, June 29, 2008 3:59:57 PM
    `did they call him "AWESOME-O"?`

    That`s what i heard. I`m now pretty sure this is just a kid in a suit.

  22. Profile photo of joshp
    joshp Male 13-17
    17 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:26 pm
    thats kinda scary..
    i dontknow if people are ready
    for this..
  23. Profile photo of Mouichi
    Mouichi Male 18-29
    637 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:27 pm
    ^^ That`s an insult to science. And while it is nifty to have Asimo capable of more things, I`m waiting for the day it has muffin-lasers!
  24. Profile photo of Papapimpin
    Papapimpin Male 18-29
    528 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:29 pm
    Very impressive robotics-never seen the running accomplished before. The dancing was a little lacking on the foot work, but I think the stairs made up for it. Go Asimo!

    P.S.-Fix that damn voice!

  25. Profile photo of Charizzo
    Charizzo Male 18-29
    668 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:37 pm
    I kept looking at the background:
    "170 channels to find what turns you on."
  26. Profile photo of eladrelkce
    eladrelkce Male 30-39
    528 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:43 pm
    I think if this robot is properly used, it could be very handy in our every day lives. Example rescuing people from burning buildings etc.
  27. Profile photo of opiebreath
    opiebreath Female 18-29
    15784 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:47 pm
    I`m back, didja miss me!


    You have no idea who I am?


    Anywho, my fear of robots taking over the world is slowly coming true...

  28. Profile photo of HybridSoulja
    HybridSoulja Male 18-29
    70 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 4:54 pm
    i think we need to stop while we are ahead....remember the movie terminator?
  29. Profile photo of ghoulie11
    ghoulie11 Male 18-29
    359 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 5:04 pm
    He then went on a killing rampage chasing down paraplegics and little old ladies with walkers
  30. Profile photo of Loxen
    Loxen Female 30-39
    1387 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 5:36 pm
    my memory isn`t that great so perhaps it was a different robot... buuuut, wasn`t there a clip not that long ago that showed Asimo climbing (or decending) stairs, and basically falling flat on its face?
  31. Profile photo of Meh110
    Meh110 Male 13-17
    292 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 5:59 pm
    So no one else is bored of asimo? =|
  32. Profile photo of spongamabob
    spongamabob Female 18-29
    2087 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 6:05 pm
    what is the purpose of this robot in the real world?
  33. Profile photo of klkl
    klkl Male 13-17
    1726 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 6:13 pm
    awesome dancing XD
  34. Profile photo of xp
    xp Male 30-39
    523 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 6:15 pm
    Okay to everyone who isn`t impressed or can`t figure out why they are made this thing or what it can be used for in the real world, let me fill you in on something: every single piece of technology ever developed, from your cell phone to your car to the interweb and computers came about because of pure R+D. Research and development like this robot, if heads of corporations and governments thought like you did we would still be using horses to travel and sending communications by smoke signal.

    It just annoys me when short sighted, unimaginative people say stupid poo about other`s work when they probably can barely work their computer.

  35. Profile photo of LazyMe484
    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10445 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 6:17 pm
    awesome. glad to see those engineers aren`t sitting on their asses doing nothing!
  36. Profile photo of Octillion
    Octillion Male 18-29
    228 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 6:42 pm
    When Asimo was dancing, I kinda expected it to do tthe robot....or Caramell Dansen.
  37. Profile photo of melancholy87
    melancholy87 Female 18-29
    121 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 7:47 pm
    I love him hes so cute, also i love how terminator was the movie that came to mind, wot about the matrix and I robot, AI even, sheesh, now thats the poo hitting the fan. But still i want a robot friend, mind u i wont be happy till they make bender
  38. Profile photo of ryan99
    ryan99 Male 13-17
    2346 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 8:05 pm
    How gay is that, who wants to see a ROBOT dance? That`s why we HUMANS dance.
  39. Profile photo of Stentorian
    Stentorian Male 13-17
    426 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 10:56 pm
    "what is the purpose of this robot in the real world?"

    Uh, enslave humanity? I thought that was a given.

  40. Profile photo of minjofu
    minjofu Female 18-29
    360 posts
    June 29, 2008 at 11:41 pm
    Asimo is pretty cool, but he runs like he`s got a load in his pants..
  41. Profile photo of Lathyris
    Lathyris Male 18-29
    65 posts
    June 30, 2008 at 12:54 am
    Just waiting for MechWarrior to be real. I wonder which country will be first to utilize them in combat. Hmm...
  42. Profile photo of Mikeado
    Mikeado Male 18-29
    2160 posts
    June 30, 2008 at 2:27 am
    New? That was from CES 2007!!
  43. Profile photo of RyanF701
    RyanF701 Male 18-29
    2486 posts
    June 30, 2008 at 2:36 am
    You know how much fun having a limitless supply of those, and an entire day in a giant room with them would be?

    I`d have them all run around in circles while I dropkicked one, tore off his arm, and beat the others to robo-death with it.

  44. Profile photo of yesssssssss
    yesssssssss Male 13-17
    61 posts
    June 30, 2008 at 3:59 am
    nobody applauds ME when i walk up the stairs...
  45. Profile photo of arabking
    arabking Male 13-17
    147 posts
    June 30, 2008 at 5:11 am
    Guy: "Asimo, take over the world. Tell me when you are ready"

    Asimo: "I am ready"

    Transforms into Megatron and proceeds to inivitably take over the world.

  46. Profile photo of Backfat
    Backfat Male 30-39
    1897 posts
    June 30, 2008 at 7:09 am
    if it`s not getting me a beer from the fridge, then it`s another useless device.
  47. Profile photo of NoGoodIdeas
    NoGoodIdeas Male 13-17
    125 posts
    June 30, 2008 at 8:47 am
    You guys are idiots. That`s a robot walking up and down stairs, running, playing soccer, and dancing. There`s nothing special about it when compared to us humans, but when compared to other robots, it`s as far-fetched as landing on the moon was in the 1890s. Robots are progressing, making leaps and strides forward, and before we know it, they`ll be making leaps and strides forward. And a year later, maybe backward. It`s only a matter of time before these things are working in places too hazardous for humans (maybe exploring Venus?).
  48. Profile photo of LOLcakes
    LOLcakes Female 18-29
    174 posts
    June 30, 2008 at 9:38 am
    I AM AWESOME-O 3000.
    somkeone had to say it..
  49. Profile photo of tp12
    tp12 Male 13-17
    107 posts
    June 30, 2008 at 10:54 am
    *pushes over asimo*
    humans win.
  50. Profile photo of Smashking
    Smashking Male 18-29
    773 posts
    June 30, 2008 at 3:57 pm
    I`m calling it now, in 10 years robots will be perfected to completely imitate human movements rather than being blocky like this one.

    Then another 20 years to perfect AI, and 3 months till the destruction of mankind.

  51. Profile photo of Vagrant86
    Vagrant86 Male 18-29
    2557 posts
    June 30, 2008 at 8:52 pm
    This is old.
  52. Profile photo of qo7bot
    qo7bot Male 13-17
    6 posts
    June 30, 2008 at 9:46 pm
    i think it might be a guy iside of a suit!
  53. Profile photo of tp12
    tp12 Male 13-17
    107 posts
    July 1, 2008 at 2:40 am
    Why would an AI decide to just go kill us all?
  54. Profile photo of Tdogg111
    Tdogg111 Male 13-17
    473 posts
    July 1, 2008 at 12:42 pm
    Asimo- DESTROY

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