Each year the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) sees the launch of ground-breaking, innovative and sometimes downright unusual inventions and products from the world’s largest tech and consumer products manufacturers.
This tradition looks set to continue with Honda announcing that they will be using CES as a launchpad for their new ‘family’ of robots.
(Image via Honda).Named the 3E (Empower, Experience, Empathy) Robotics Concept, Honda’s four robots have been designed to fulfil a number of different purposes, from learning and education assistance through to disaster recovery and empathy and companionship for isolated older people.
The four robots that Honda intends to launch are:
(Image via Honda).
Expressing a variety of functions and designs, the advanced robotics concepts demonstrate Honda’s vision of a society where robotics and AI can assist people in many situations.
(Image via Honda).Revealing more than robots
Honda’s appearance at CES 2018 is about more than robots however…
In addition to the suite of robotics concepts, Honda will showcase its Mobile Power Pack World, which includes a portable, swappable battery pack for electric vehicles, and a re-charging system for use at home, recreation or during a natural disaster. The Mobile Power Pack World at CES will also exhibit a battery exchanger concept that can store and charge mobile power packs.