Robots will be very important in the Bullet Slideworld of tomorrow. Even today we cansee changes; we have robots to help thephysically challenged and to • Bullet Point 1entertain children. Tomorrow wewill have better robots to help in • Bullet Point 2the medical field and possibly takeus to the far reaches of the space. • Bullet Point 3From the deepest ocean to thefarthest planet, robots will helpus get there; robots areyesterday, today, and tomorrow.Robots will be the key to thenext step of human evolution.
ASIMO is the culmination of two decades of humanoid robotics research by Honda engineers. ASIMO can run, walk on uneven slopes and surfaces, turn smoothly, climb stairs, and reach for and grasp objects. ASIMO can also comprehend and respond to simple voice commands. ASIMO has the ability torecognize the face of a select group of individuals. Using itscamera eyes, ASIMO can map its environment and registerstationary objects. ASIMO can also avoid moving obstaclesas it moves through its environment.
The Roomba is a pretty awesomelittle machine, really. Made by theappropriately named iRobotcompany, it is arguably one of themost widely used household robotstoday. A small autonomous vacuumcleaner, the Roomba can safelynavigate your home by itself thanksto a variety of intuitive sensors(including the so-called cliff sensorsthat stop it from falling off ledges ordown stairs).
QRIO is a humanoid robot,equipped with the latest inadvanced recognition,motional controlcommunications, informationtechnology, and artificialintelligence. It can distinguishindividual faces and voices,and can learn and memorizenew words.
AIBO actually hasemotions and instinctsprogrammed into hisbrain. He acts to fulfillthe desires created by hisinstincts. If satisfied, hisjoy level will rise. If not,then he will get sad orangry.
Robots that werehumanoid used tohave two legs, twoarms and a head.That was where theresemblance ended.The Actroid hasmoving eyes, anexpressive mouthand a human voice.And she’s all themore fear-inspiringfor it.