ASIMO attended the opening ceremony of the Hanover Industry Exhibition in Germany. The robot shook hands with German Chancellor Gerhardt Schroeder, and welcomed Chancellor Schroeder and other guests to the Exhibition.
On Sunday, 19th April, ASIMO could be seen giving the German Chancellor Gerhardt Schroeder a firm handshake at the opening ceremony for the Hanover Industry Exhibition. Guests were delighted to see the robot and the venue was filled with laughter and applause. Later, ASIMO gave a performance that demonstrated the ongoing developments at Honda, which are intended to benefit society for mankind and ASIMO.
To date, ASIMO has traveled extensively not only in Europe but also North America and Asia, and has been received with warm applause and praise wherever he has gone. ASIMO is committed to remaining the most popular employee of Honda, and to communicating the spirit of Honda – that of unceasing challenge – to the people of the world.