2006 Robot Hall Of Fame inductees

MariaFive new robots, both fictional and real, are inducted into Carnegie Mellon University’s Robot Hall Of Fame. With C-3PO actor Anthony Daniels presenting the awards, the quintet of new inductees consists of:

  1. Maria (1927, from Metropolis)
  2. Gort (1951, from The Day The Earth Stood Still)
  3. SCARA (1978, Yamanashi University – industrial small-component assembly robot)
  4. AIBO (1999, Sony – consumer grade robot dog with artificial intelligence)
  5. David (2001, from A.I.: Artificial Intelligence)