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Come to the Canadian Museum of Civilization and say Hello to Honda’s ASIMO








Posted on: 20/05/2011

Come to the Canadian Museum of Civilization
and say Hello to Honda’s ASIMO


Gatineau, Quebec, May 18, 2011 — To celebrate the opening of the exhibition Japan: Tradition. Innovation, the Canadian Museum of Civilization is pleased to welcome Honda’s ASIMO, the most advanced humanoid robot ever created.


Join us in the Grand Hall to see Asimo in action! Asimo will be at the Museum for three days only on May 20, 21 and 22. See what’s new in the world of robotics as the Canadian Museum of Civilization and Honda Canada present a 15-minute live demonstration featuring the revolutionary humanoid robot that has captivated audiences around the world.


 


Say Hello to Honda’s ASIMO
Friday, May 20 at 2, 3, 4 and 5 p.m.
Saturday, May 21 at 10, 11 and noon
Sunday, May 22 at 10 and 11 a.m., noon, 2, 3, 4 and 5 p.m.
Grand Hall


Have you ever seen a real robot? Now’s your chance! Join us in the Grand Hall during the opening weekend of our new exhibition JAPAN: Tradition. Innovation. and meet Honda’s ASIMO, the world’s most advanced humanoid robot. Sponsored by HONDA Canada Inc. For more information on ASIMO, please visit asimo.honda.com


With the goal of assisting people with limited mobility, Honda’s scientists and engineers spent two decades developing a robot that would become ASIMO.


Today, ASIMO is the world’s most advanced humanoid robot with ability to walk, run, climb stairs and carry objects. ASIMO can even respond to voice commands and recognize faces. In the future, Honda hope that SIMO will be able to assist people with limited mobility or perform tasks dangerous to humans.


Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187

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