23 Aug '12, 6pm

Honda Doesn't Introduce Personal Asimo, Gives Us Lawn Mower Instead

Hey, it's Asimo, with A BRAND NEW ROBOT FROM HONDA! It's... It's... A robot lawn mower ? Oh, okay. Cool? We don't mean to sound disappointed or anything, it's just that Honda has spent a very long time developing one of the most, if not the most, advanced humanoid robots in the world , and we keep hoping that they'll adapt that technology to do something amazing. And while we are legitimately excited to see Honda taking a crack at the consumer robotics market, a robot lawn mower wasn't anywhere close to what we were hoping for in either our wildest dreams, or our relatively tame dreams. Aaanyway, let's take a look at this thing, shall we? It's called Miimo, and here's all the specs, from Honda: Honda Miimo operates a ‘continuous cutting' system, typically mowing just 2-3mm of grass at a time, several times each week. It cuts in a random pattern, meaning less stress on the ...

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