ASIMO, the robot, to welcome visitors at Narita International Airport

TOKYO :Honda Motor Co announced plans to conduct demonstrations of ASIMO, its bipedal humanoid robot, at Narita International Airport over a one-week period from Monday, March 28 through Sunday, April 3. This will be the first time for any airport in Japan to hold this type of event in the area prior to where travelers begin the immigration process and formal entry into the country.

Narita International Airport Corp has been striving to increase the attractiveness of Narita International Airport as a gateway to Japan for air travelers. With a shared passion and interest, the two companies worked to realize this ASIMO demonstration initiative.

During the one-week period, attendants riding the UNI-CUB B, Honda’s personal mobility device, will escort travelers arriving on certain flights to the specially-arranged demonstration area, where ASIMO will demonstrate multiple moves such as dancing and kicking a soccer ball and introduce various services the Narita International Airport offers to visitors from outside Japan.

Location: A specially-arranged area in front of the arrival immigration on 2F of Narita International Airport Terminal 2(4)

Date/Time: From Monday, March 28 through Sunday, April 3, 2016
Between 12 noon and 16:00

-Source Japan Today

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