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Masabo Hirose (born 1956), Japanese robot engineer. He worked for the Honda corporation on both their ASIMO (Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility) robot (unveiled in 2000) and the P-3 humanoid project (unveiled in 1996). He joined Honda in 1986, and quickly became involved in their new field of robot development. In 1990 he became the head of the robot development group. Photographed in 1999.
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