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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

When were Real Robots First Invented?

When Were Real Robots First Invented? Like many invention* robots developed over a period of time and Involved ideas from many people. More than 100 years ago, a man named Nikola Testa was 11w first to design a machine that could he operated by remote control. Testa believed that it would someday be possible to make machines that were as smart and as useful as people. From the late 1920, until the 1940s, a company called Westinghouse experimented with building mechanical people. The results were machines that were somewhere between automatons and robots. The most interesting machines were a mechanical person named Elektro and a metal dog, Sparko. Elektro walked and talked In pre programmed ways when its Inventor gave orders. Sparko followed Melina, wagging its tall as it barked and growled. Like automatons, they were entertaining but of no real use. 



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