Artifact Details

Title

Tomy Omnibot

Catalog Number

102654002

Type

Still Image

Date

2003-05-16

Photographer

Clark, Jeremy

Participants

Wilson, Aerin

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, Calif. United States

Dimensions

855 KB

Format

Electronic image

Description

This is a color image of an Omnibot against a white background. This was a toy robot that spoke, moved and carried objects, Omnibot 2000 could be commanded by a hand-held remote control or through programs stored on magnetic tape. Tomy planned and advertised many optional accessories, including light and sound sensors, and even vacuum cleaner attachments, but never made them.

Category

Identification photograph; Digital photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

Computer industry--History; Robotics

Series Title

Virtual Visible Storage images