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We : robot : the robots that already rule our world

Author: David Hambling
Publisher: London : Aurum Press, an imprint of The Quarto Group, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Robots exist all around us. They populate our factories, assist our surgeons and have become an integral part of our armed forces. But they are not just working behind the scenes. David Hambling reveals the groundbreaking machines--once the realm of science fiction--that are by our sides today, and those that are set to change the future forever. From the Reem robocop that polices the streets of Dubai to the drones  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Hambling
ISBN: 1781317461 9781781317464
OCLC Number: 1004254110
Language Note: In English.
Description: 224 pages : color illustrations, charts ; 24 cm
Contents: Robots at work. CR-35iA ; Agrobot SW 6010 ; Gekko Facade robot ; Lely Astronaut A4 ; Kiva ; Swagbot ; Universal Robots UR10 ; PIBOT ; Robotic pipeline inspection system ; Pit Viper-275CA ; Optimus ; Alpha Burger-bot --
Robots in your life. Roomba 966 ; Da Vinci® Surgical System ; Automower® 450X ; iPal (TM) ; Waymo ; Care-o-bot 4 ; Flex® Robotic System ; Amazon Prime Air ; Bebionic Hand ; Mavic Pro ; Soft Robotic Exosuit ; Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot ; Vahana --
Robots at war. PackBot ; XOS-2 Exoskeleton ; MQ-9 Reaper® ; SGR-A1 Sentry ; Echo Voyager ; Wingman ; Ghost Minitaur (TM) ; Sea Hunter ; Comrade in Arms ; Switchblade ; Covert Robot ; Grumman X-47B --
Robots beyond. Robonaut 2 ; Dolphin ; EMILY ; Atlas ; Curiosity ; Octobot ; Sophia ; Flying Sea Glider ; Kilobot ; Saffir ; Vishwa Extensor ; Geminoid HI-4 ; Reem Dubai Police.
Other Titles: Robots that already rule our world
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Robots are all around us. Working in factories, hospitals, with armies and manufacturers and even, increasingly, around your home. But how have we come so far so quickly? How does the technology  Read more...

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