EO To Asimo: Walking Robots Evolve 1986-2010 Videos

This year, the ASIMO autonomous bipedal walking robot celebrated its 10th anniversary. However, it took a lot longer than that for the creation of walking robots. Consider the 1986 robot EO, which took five seconds for each step forward.


(EO robot learns to walk - slowly)

Next, E1, E2 and E3 took their own steps forward, eventually climbing physical steps, from 1987 to 1991:


(E1 robot learns to walk)


(E2 robot learns to walk )


(E3 robot learns to walk)

Not one to remain standing still, the evolution continued from 1991 through 1993 with E4, E5 and E6:


(E4 robot learns to walk)


(E6 robot learns to walk)

Moving into the realm of the autonomous walking robot, we see P1, P2 and P3 sidestep engineering difficulties from 1993 to 1997:


(P1 robot learns to walk)


(P2 robot learns to walk)


(P3 robot learns to walk - slowly)

Finally, the first models of ASIMO appear in 2000:


(Finally, ASIMO in his first commercial)


(Asimo climbs stairs)

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