ASIMO stands for...
Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility
ASIMO represents an innovative step forward in the evolution of
mobility. Since ASIMO is expected to someday be utilized in everyday life, we are
striving for a design that people feel comfortable with.
ASIMO is an achievement in the evolution of "human walk" technology.
This technology, called I-Walk*, enables ASIMO
to move back an forth, vary its pace, step right and left and walk along an "8" shaped
path. ASIMO can also move in more complex ways, such as waiving its hands while walking.
* Intelligent real-time Walk
ASIMO is a symbol of Honda‘s advanced technology and a member of Honda‘s
fourth line of mobility creations, after motorcycles, automobiles and general power