Images: Aibo, Gort join Robot Hall of Fame

Images: Aibo, Gort join Robot Hall of Fame

Summary: Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science pays homage to Sony's robot pup and several movie robots.

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  • SCARA

    The decidedly more utilitarian design heading into the Hall of Fame is SCARA--short for selective compliance assembly robot arm--a popular class of industrial robot developed in the 1970s and '80s. It was used in pick-and-place assembly and packaging operations.

    For more photo galleries of robots, click here.

  • David

    The final 2006 honoree is David, the waif from Steven Spielberg's "Artificial Intelligence: AI." Earlier inductees into the Robot Hall of Fame include the droids R2-D2 and C-3PO from the "Star Wars" movies; Asimo, a biped from Honda; and the Mars rover Pathfinder.

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Topic: Emerging Tech

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