Asimo Understands Multiple People Yelling At Once, Has Future on Wall Street

Honda research engineers have given Asimo the ability to understand three voices at once, thanks to an array of eight microphones that can recognize each voice individually. The recognition software, HARK, can process the commands with 70-80 percent accuracy and the microphones are placed all over Asimo's head and… » 6/10/08 9:45pm 6/10/08 9:45pm

ASIMO to Conduct Yo-Yo Ma and Detroit Symphony Orchestra

It looks like there's no end to ASIMO's skills: the smart, cute robot will pick up the baton and conduct cellist Yo-Yo Ma and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on May 13th. A robot conducting an orchestra? That's pretty amazing, we think. Honda's ASIMO and the 15-times Grammy winner musician will be performing a piece… » 4/25/08 11:00am 4/25/08 11:00am