3. WHAT IS ROBOTICS
Programmable, automatic industrial machines
Type of robots
Automatic Sweeper Automatic Car
Space Detector Bomb Detector
‘ROBOT’ was from Czech word.
‘ROBOTICS’ was first used in Runaround in 1942 by
The first robot called Unimate was produced in 1956.
5. Advantages and disadvantages
Improve effectiveness of production
without any pay.
Bring risk for people & spend extra
money in repairing them.
Replace humans in doing lots of hard
and risky work. (detectors)
Reduce job opportunities to people &
Bring convenience for people.
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