History of Humanoids, Part I

Honda put together an extensive history of its humanoid machines on its website, culminating in Asimo, which debuted in 2000. We're digging the group shot above, showing how the robot started off in 1986 as just a primitive pair of legs that took five seconds between steps and could only walk in a straight line. What will this lineup look like 20 years from now?

Man's Dream Takes First Step Forward [Honda, via OhGizmo]