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
- 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.
- While robotics have been around since 270 BC, the term robot wasn't coined until 1921 when the Czech writer Karel Capek wrote a play called Rossum's Universal Robots, also known as R.U.R.
- 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.
- 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).