Honda's humanoid robot, Asimo, was demonstrating its latest abilities at the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems recently held in San Francisco. Victor Ng-Thow-Hing, Behzad Dariush, and colleagues were at the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems recently held in San Francisco where Spectrum captured this video demonstrating two recent advances. Later, the scientists explain how they're using gestures to improve Asimo's communication skills. China's equivalent of Google, Baidu, plans to release a mobile operating system, Baidu-Yi, based on a customised version of Android and with a marketplace for apps such as games, maps and other [...]...
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