Revolutionary Robots and The New Machine Age

Humanoid robotics development is moving at an ever increasing pace; major corporations, scientists, and independent researchers are creating our future today in laboratories around the world.  From Honda’s Asimo to Boston dynamics Petman, humanoid robots are poised to play a major role in our day to day lives. From industrial disaster recovery to assembly line work these advanced robots will transform our society and could commence the next great paradigm shift; a global robotics revolution.  In this documentary, NHK  explores the latest cutting edge developments in humanoid robotics design and engineering.  Afterward take a look at a fascinating TED talk from researcher and writer Andrew McAfee, he suggests robots will likely replace the human worker  and provides intriguing insights on how human society can rise to the inevitable social challenges of the New Machine Age.

Read More:
DARPA Robotics  Challenge http://www.theroboticschallenge.org/
Kogoro Kurata’s KURATAS robot http://kuratasrobot.com/
Honda’s Asimo http://world.honda.com/ASIMO/
Boston dynamics Petman  http://www.bostondynamics.com/robot_petman.html
Boston dynamics Atlas Robot http://www.bostondynamics.com/robot_Atlas.html
Boston dynamics Cheetah Robot http://www.bostondynamics.com/robot_cheetah.html
Robot for Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant http://world.honda.com/CSR/history/asimo3/
Hubo Robot http://dasl.mem.drexel.edu/HUBO/index.php
Rethink Robotics Baxter Robot http://www.rethinkrobotics.com/index.php/products/baxter/

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