mindstorm roboticLEGO released their MINDSTORMS robotic development product line,
which is a system for inventing robots using a modular design and LEGO
Cye robotPersonal Robots released the Cye robot. It performed a variety of household
chores, such as delivering mail, carrying dishes, and vacuuming. It was
created by Probotics Inc.
robot fish.Mitsubishi created a robot fish. The intention was to create a robotic version of
an extinct species of fish.
robotic dogSony released the first Aibo robotic dog.
Sony Dream RobotsSDR was able to
recognize 10 different faces, expresses emotion through speech and body language, and can walk on flat as well as irregular surfaces
iRobot PackbotsiRobot Packbots searched through the rubble of the world Trade Center.
Subsequent versions of the Packbot robots are used in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Roomba robotic vacuum ciRobot released the first generation of Roomba robotic vacuum cleaners.
RobotShop Distribution IncRobotShop Distribution Inc. was founded to provide today’s society with
domestic and professional robot technology that can help increase the pleasure,
knowledge liberty and security of individuals.
Spirit and Sojourner.As part of their mission to explore Mars, NASA launched twin robotic rovers
on June 10 and July 7, 2003 called Spirit and Sojourner.
self-replicating robots.Cornell University created self-replicating robots.