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Friday May 16, 2008 3:12 pm

ASIMO Leads the DSO

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Misc. Tech, Music, Science, Videos

What better way to spend an evening than to see Honda’s ASIMO live and in person, conducting the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. The bot lead the musicians for the tune “The Impossible Dream,” then met Yo-Yo Ma who played with the DSO and received an award as part of the Power of Dreams Music Education Fund that supports music for kids. We wanted to share ASIMO’s performance with you, and yes, we know its time to get a tripod. Our favorite part had to be when he greeted the audience and they answered back. We were hoping to meet him afterwards, but this is one busy bot.

(Thanks, Honda and Alicia)


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Wow, very cool!  You rock, Sheila!

Haha conducts better than my youth orchestra conductor!  Too bad we couldnt have ASIMO as a guest conductor… I love this piece btw (huge classical music fan)

ASIMO is great,i remember back when that ad about ASIMO giving a apple to a lady in the subway train,that was great.I wonder if ASIMO composes its own stuff as well smile

HAAHAA, you found the violin one, that’s my favorite one!

It was firstly introduced in CES 2008, it was amazing.

Asimo is one cool botductor . And I hear he keep perfect timing. Pretty Awe inspiring. Now if he would just mow my lawn.

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