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Robot - Wikipedia

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A robot is a machine—especially one programmable by a computer—capable of carrying out a ... The first digital and programmable robot was invented by George Devol in 1954 and was named t...

Who invented the first robot? | Reference.com

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The first robot was created by the Greek mathematician Archytas of Tarentum. It was a flying wooden dove that traveled up to 200 meters through the air by ...

George Devol: A Life Devoted to Invention, and Robots - IEEE ...

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Sep 26, 2011 ... George Devol's most famous invention -- the first programmable industrial robot -- started a revolution in manufacturing that continues to this ...

The History of Robots - Robots and Androids

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The history of robots runs more than a thousand years... ... but the first truly modern robot to be added to the history of robots was invented by George C. Devol in ...

Robots: In the Beginning

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Robots are machines that supplement or enhance human activities. They can ... I. The Pre-History of Robots ... In 1966, Shakey the Robot is invented at Stanford.

The First Known Robot Was Created Around 400 BC and Was a ...

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Oct 23, 2010 ... Today I found out the first known robot was created around 400-350 BC by the mathematician Archytas and was an artificial bird. Archytas, who ...

George C. Devol, 99, self-taught tinkerer who invented robotic arm ...

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Aug 17, 2011 ... George C. Devol, 99, a self-taught tinkerer whose invention of the robotic arm revolutionized factories around the world, died of a heart ailment ...

Robotics: A Brief History - Stanford Computer Science

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The word "robot" conjures up a variety of images, from R2D2 and C3PO of Star ... Archytus of Taremtum, inventor of the pulley and the screw, also invented a ...

Unimate - The First Industrial Robot - Robotic Industries Association

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Read about Unimate, the first industrial robot to be massed produced and used ... in 1961) by American inventor George Devol, the Unimate was developed as a ...

Timeline of the History of Robots - Inventors - About.com

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Timeline of Robots. 2. The Robot Story. 3. The Definition of a Robot. 4. Ellen Ochoa: Inventor, Astronaut, Pioneer. 5. Famous Inventions : A to Z. About.com ...