Mankind’s Most Astonishing Robots

November 13, 2012

After years of waiting, science has begun creating a new world made better by robots:

Medi Robot

Source: IEEE

Astonishing Medical Robots

Robot-assisted surgery has been a reality for a number of years and is becoming increasingly widespread. Enabling surgeons to manipulate tools even more accurately and view the operation magnified many times are strong incentives for its use, remote consultation can even remove the need for the doctor to be physically present.

Exploratory Robots

Exploratory Robots

Source: Cryptome

Another area where robotics has a fairly established history is in exploring environments too inhospitable for us fragile humans, such as the deep sea or space.

Agriculture

Farm Robot

Source: Unibot

Farmers are only beginning to see the potential benefits that the technology can offer, but with cheap labor getting scarcer in the West it’s no longer being ignored.








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