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.
- 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.
- It looked clunkier than the well-known Lost in Space robot, but Shakey's introduction was a big step forward in robotics and eventually led to breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI).