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WAKO — Honda's human-shaped robot can now run faster, balance itself on uneven surfaces, hop on one foot, pour a drink and even almost "think" on its own. "My name is Asimo," it said, making the signs of its words with stubby fingers.

I'll buy one for my job, so I'd retire. Then again, I'll buy two, so I' ...

Asimo was also able to distinguish the voices of three people spoken at once, using face recognition and analyzing sound, to figure out that one woman wanted hot coffee, ... More »

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