In 1993 the first bionic arm was created through the process of biomedical engineering. This arm contained a number of motors, pulleys, and electronic equipment that would allow users to actually grip items because artificial fingers were available.
A robotic vehicle dived into Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica to view the unexplored depths on Antarctica.
A Nano-robot is a microscopic robot that is 50-100 nm wide.
Sophia is a social humanoid robot. Most noteworthy, Sophia is the first robot to get citizenship from Saudi Arabia on October 25, 2017.
Janken is robot that is so fast that it wins rock paper scissors 100% of the time.
A robot named Raptor runs twice as fast as a human.
Robotic prosthesis can read brain signals and they work like a real human body part.
The name for “robot” has dark origins. It comes from Czech word “robota” which translates to forced labor or work.
Elektro, a creation that was built and showcased at the 1939 World´s Fair, is considered to be the oldest surviving American robot in the world.
George Devol invented the first digital operated robot.
Before modern robots, there were automatons, which were moving machines driven by clockwork, air, or water rather than electricity or computers.
Robear, a nursing robot developed by a Japanese company is a “strong robot with a gentle touch”.
Robots only do what they are programmed for.
Leonardo´s robot was a humanoid automaton designed and possibly constructed by Leonardo da Vinci around the year 1495.
Disposal Robots have defused bombs for over 40 years. Furthermore, they take away the risk of human intervention for bomb diffusion.
Spot is an agile mobile robot and has been envisioned to be use in all kinds of situations ranging from construction, recreation, military, and more.
Ecobot is autonomous robot that can remain self-sustainable by collecting their energy from material, mostly waste matter, in the enviroment.
FarmBot is an open source precision agriculture CNC farming project consisting of a Cartesian coordinate robot farming machine, software and documentation including a farming data repository.
“Shakey” was the first mobile robot with the ability to perceive and reason about its surroundings.
Flying-bird robot was developed and manufactured back in around 400 BC.
A robot that looks like a human is called an android.
There is a dynamically stable quadruped military robot named BigDog, which is 3 feet (0.91 m) long, stands 2.5 feet (0.76 m) tall, and weighs 240 pounds (110 kg).
Clocky is a type of robot alarm clock. It runs away from you so that you have to get out of bed to turn it off.
Tomatan is wearable tomato robot that feeds you tomatoes as you run.
Theres an actual Einstein robot that can show an aaray of facial expressions resembling that of the great Albert Einstein.
One of the earliest examples of robotic design dates back to 1478 and Leonardo da Vinci and his autonomous car.
Simon is a robot with big eyes and white faces who can talk, listen, learn, and react.
The most common manufacturing robot is the robotic arm. A typical robotic arm is made up of seven metal segments joined.
Les Baugh became the first person ever to control two prosthetic limbs with his mind after working with a surgeon from John Hopkins University.
Beside that Mars rovers help us explore beauties of Mars, they can also advance the knowledge of how to perform very remote robotic vehicle control.
Automatons are considered to be the predecessors of robots.
Kevin Warwick is the first self proclaim cyborg since he has implanted computer chips in his left arm.
A cobot is a new type of industrial robot that can work safely alongside people in factories.
Planet rovers are robots for exploring distant planets. Because it takes a long time to send a radio signal from Earth to another planet, the robots do much of their work alone, without commands from Earth.
Many artificial satellites are robotic spacecraft, as are many landers and rovers.
Autonomous underwater vehicle is a robot that travels underwater without requiting input from an operator.
Microbots could be used in large numbers to explore environments which are too small or too dangerous for people or larger robots.
“Nerekhta” is a UGV (Unmanned Ground Vehicle) that has a tank tread for navigation of challenging situations.
Electronic sensors are used in the eyes and ears of a robot so that they can sense and process the information about their surroundings.
Multi degree of freedom robotic arms have been used to perform a variety of tasks such as inspection of the Space Shuttle using a specially deployed boom with cameras and sensors attached at the end effector.
Xenobots are synthetic lifeforms that are automatically designed by computers to perform some desired function and built by combining together different biological tissues.
Henry Evans and Charlie Kemp are on a mission to build common sense robots-robots that could help adjust a blanket, assist in shaving, and even scratch itches.
Social robot interacts and communicates with human or other autonomous physical agents by following social behaviors and rules attached to its role.
Emerging applications of robot or drones in agriculture include weed control, cloud seeding, planting seeds, harvesting, environmental monitoring and soil analysis.
hitchBOT was a Canadian hitchhiking robot, which successfully hitchhiked across Canada, Germany and the Netherlands.
Nao robots have been used for research and education purposes in numerous academic institutions worldwide.
Today many robots are used in dangerous environments including inspection of radioactive materials, bomb detection and deactivation.
WABOT-1 was the first full-scale humanoid intelligent robot, and first android.
Robots have electrical components that power and control the machinery.
TAGSAM is a robotic arm for collecting a sample from a small asteroid in space on the spacecraft OSIRIS-REx.
In 1912, Leonardo Torres y Quevedo build the first truly autonomous machine capable of playing chess.
Surgical robots are in most telemanipulators, which use the surgeon´s activators on one side to control the “effector” on the other side.
Shadow Dexterous Hand is robot hand comparable to a human hand in size and shape, and preproduces all of its degrees of freedom.
Certain robots require used input to operate while other robots function autonomously.
Molecular machines could be used to identify and destroy cancer cells.
Construction robots have to be able to move and fix itself to the working zone or even handle construction materials.

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