Asimo (Advanced Step in Innovative MObility) is a humanoid robot created by Honda. Standing at 130 centimeters and weighing 54 kilograms, the robot resembles a small astronaut wearing a backpack. It is able to walk or run on two feet an can reach a speed up to 6km/h. ASIMO was created at Honda’s Research & Development Wako Fundamental Technical Research Center in Japan. It stands for Honda’s perfection and innovation.
Asimo makes his return in a brand-building goodwill trek through Canada. In this spot he’s studying human weaknesses for an eventual robo-takeover. He is a witness of people playing street hockey, barbecuing, ice fishing and other stuff.
It also has musical talent. Check Asimo out conducting the Detroit Symphony Orchestra to raise awareness for music education.