POPSUGAR Tech

Robots Are Conspiring With the President (in Soccer)

Apr 24 2014 - 10:49am

Robots are already being used to attend meetings remotely [1], work on the International Space Station [2], and care for patients who need some extra TLC [3]. But today during a stop at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo, President Barack Obama saw the future of humanoid robots: AI super sports teams.

At the event during his tour of East Asia, the president spoke to young students in attendance of the need for STEM education, a result of which he saw firsthand with child-sized Honda robot ASIMO. The robot announced "I can kick a soccer ball" and (very slowly) took aim at the president and passed him the ball. Watch President Obama in the soccer "match" below.

Source: Twitter user The White House [4]


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http://www.geeksugar.com/tech/President-Obama-Plays-Soccer-Robot-Video-34651394