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Robots at the Science Museum

The Science Museum has a fantastic Exhibition on Robots running between 8th February till 3rd September 2017 - well worth a look.

Science Museum's video of highlights



Collections of photos from the exhibition.

Automaton


Figure 1
Figures 1 and 2 are of the James Cox and John Joseph Merlin 1773 The Silver Swan usually found at The Bowes Museum .
Figure 2





Figure 3
Figure 3 is the intricate Automaton Spider (c1604)


A couple of Movie Stars
Figure 4: Replica of 'Maria' Metropolis 1927

Figure 5: Endoskeleton from the Terminator 2: Judgement Bay, 1992



Humanoids


Figure 6: Eric the Robot - http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/visitmuseum/plan_your_visit/exhibitions/eric 




The heads
Figure 7: The eyes follow you when you are queuing


Figure 8: Inkha, 2002


Figure 9: First head of Cog, 1999 http://www.ai.mit.edu/projects/humanoid-robotics-group/cog/overview.html


Figure 10: Lucy 2001-2006 by Steve Grand 






Companions
Figure 11: Trumpet Playing Robot, Toyota, 2004




Figure 12: YuMi Collaborative robot, ABB 2015


Figure 13: Baxter Collaborative Robot, ReThink Robots, 2015



Educational Robots
Figure 14: Kaspar, University of Hertfordshire, 2005


Figure 15: Zeno R25, 2013





Figure 16: iCub, Italian Institute of Technology, 2004










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