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Robots no longer live in science fiction. They’re all around us. Right now. Let’s look at the current most advanced robots and see where things might go in the future.
From their first mention in a Czech play to Elon Musk’s “alien dreadnought” automated factory, robots have been slowly becoming a huge part of our lives.
The types of robots include:
Industrial robots include AMRs, which automate products around a warehouse floor.
Service and Companion robots include Asimo from Honda, Romeo and Pepper from SoftRobotics, and Milo, a robot for autistic kids.
Military Robots are usually funded by DARPA and include the Atlas and Spotmini from Boston Dynamics
Exploratory robots include NASA space probes including the Curiosity Rover.