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These Humanoid Robots Could Kick Your Asimo

Japan has long held world dominance when it comes to walking humanoid robots, its most famous emissary being the charismatic, child-size, astronaut-like Asimo, which ambles, runs, and climbs stairs.

The 1.47-meter-high robot can walk at a relatively slow speed of 1.5 kilometers per hour, but thanks to powerful actuators in its legs and arms, Reem-B 'is probably the strongest humanoid in the world,' says Faconti, boasting that his robot can carry a 12-kilogram payload—say, a big watermelon.

JUSTIN German Aerospace Center's Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics, Oberpfaffenhofen-Wessling, Germany Justin is currently a four-wheeled robot with a head and two dexterous arms, but researchers have demonstrated a pair of legs [right] that may become its lower body.