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Honda?s Robot Advances, but to Where?
NYTimes.com, Japan, Dec. 15, 2004 WAKO, Japan---Despite the technological advances, Honda has not made much progress in determining just what the robot might be used for?. ?The robot, 4 feet 3 inches tall, demonstrated its form on Wednesday. It walked onto a wide stage, then, after a few steps, drew its arms closer to its sides and lifted its knees high as it broke into a jog, hydraulic muscles whirring loudly. Perfecting the running motion was a technological challenge, the robot?s developers said, because the rapid arm movements tended to throw the robot off balance?