Japanese Corporation Honda Motor reported on Thursday that it intends to develop, after its robot-android ASIMO, new two-legged mobile devices that will be able to not only entertain the public, but perform useful work, in particular, to care for the sick and the elderly.
“We will continue to develop two-legged robots,” Kyodo news agency quoted Honda Motor spokesman, “Our corporation also intends to continue using ASIMO, while using its motion control systems, a device designed to help people with weak legs” .
The two-legged, fast walking and talking humanoid robot ASIMO was first introduced to the public in 2000. His latest, most advanced model was developed in 2011. These robots are rented out, they act as active participants in various public events.