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10 robots and machines from the history books

Honda ASIMO Robot

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Honda ASIMO Robot, 2000

ASIMO, which looks like a child robot, was created in Japan by Honda. It is about 4 feet and 3 inches tall. ASIMO, which stands for "Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility," has a long list of accomplishments. The robot can walk alongside a human holding hands, recognize objects, interpret gestures, distinguish sounds and even be integrated into a user's network.