Origin of roboticsrobot + -ics: coinage attributed to I. Asimov
Aaron works in robotics designing innovative devices for a state-of-the-art tech company.
Robotics is the science of designing, creating and using robots.
An example of robotics is the creation of a new robot that can clean up the house.
nounused with a sing. verb
The science or study of the technology associated with the design, fabrication, theory, and application of robots.
robotics - Computer Definition
- On the other hand, countless movies and novels presented fictional future worlds where progress in the field of robotics had advanced so far that robots actually became equals with humans - with all of the same rights and privileges.
- It is often said that art mimics life, but in the case of robots, it seems life mimics art as the robotics of today try to catch up with the futuristic renditions available to generations of sci-fi enthusiasts.
- If you are at all a fan of the classic sci-fi films of the 1950s, then you know that there were many films that explored questions about the disadvantages or advantages of robotics within modern society.
- Most of his science fiction was written in the '50s and '60s; he is most famous for the The Foundation Trilogy and The Robot Novels and Short Stories, in which he articulated the Three Laws of Robotics.
- People were both in awe of the amazing potential that a technology like robotics could offer, but they were also afraid of the possibility that a technology like robotics could also get out of hand.