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Honda robot Asimo makes balky tour guide (With 2010 Video)

Featured Image: HONDA ASIMO Robot. CREDIT: Vanillase SOURCE Wikipedia Commons (Public Domain).

From USA Today By Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press 5:06 a.m. EDT July 6, 2013

TOKYO — Honda.’s walking, talking interactive robot is running into glitches in its new job as a museum guide in Tokyo.

The bubble-headed Asimo machine had problems telling the difference between people raising their hands to ask questions and those aiming their smartphones to take photos at the Miraikan science museum.

It froze mid-action and repeated a programmed remark, “Who wants to ask Asimo a question?” . . . Read Complete Report

From youtube uploaded by  Sébastien Barbieri on Sep 6, 2010

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