Honda unveils human-like robot

Gadget better than the 2005 version and will help people carry out some dangerous tasks.

    Honda, the Japanese corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of cars and motorcycles, has unveiled an upgrade of its human-like robot.

    Honda hopes that Asimo, which can now move much faster than the 2005 version and has improved dexterity, can be used as a tool to help people carry out some dangerous or difficult tasks.

    Sonia Gallego reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    'We were forced out by the government soldiers'

    We dialled more than 35,000 random phone numbers to paint an accurate picture of displacement across South Sudan.

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Meet the man on a mission to take down Cambodia's timber tycoons and expose a rampant illegal cross-border trade.

    Pakistan's tribal areas: 'Neither faith nor union found'

    Pakistan's tribal areas: 'Neither faith nor union found'

    Residents of long-neglected northwestern tribal belt say incorporation into Pakistan has left them in a vacuum.