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First Non-Human To Ring The NYSE Opening Bell


On Valentine's Day (February 14, 2002) the four foot tall humanoid robot Asimo became the first non-human to open the New York Stock Exchange by pushed a white hand into a button to ring the famed bell.

Asimo, an acronym for Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility, was designed by Honda Motor Co. Ltd. and is a demonstration of technology that will hopefully be used for mine-sweeping dangerous regions.

Source: Computer Dealer News

Posted:  2002-04-02  1:45:04 PM

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