[Seth-Trips] ASIMO, December 2-4, Stanford, Free

Aaron Swartz aaronsw at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 17:49:28 PST 2004


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.

 * Dec. 2, 2:30pm
 * Dec. 3, 2:30pm
 * Dec. 4, 11:30am, 2pm

Where: Memorial Auditorium, 551 Serra Street, Stanford University

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