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Posted: 28 Apr 2014
It's Asimo vs Obama
Honda's adorable humanoid robot has waved a cheery - and eerie - hello to the current President of the United States, Barack Obama.
In a promotional stunt to showcase Honda's continued investment in robotics research, the lil' fella even took part in a spot of football - or soccerball - with El Presidente, along with his other signature moves of running and jumping and being a bit creepy.
One signature move was conspicuously absent, mind. Falling down some stairs. Even so, we can't be mean to wee Asimo, not least after his efforts to coax the Stig into something approaching a hello...