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Robots on front steps of The Computer Museum

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Still Image


The Computer Museum

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Other number 87 1633 Verso ink
Other number A 36 Verso pencil


overall: 7 in x 5 in


Black and white image of the front steps of The Computer Museum with a group of Robots on steps and landing,. A small spider-like one in front with larger ones in back. Verso a paper sheet attached: "Robots from the newest permanent exhibit. 'Smart Machines,' gather on the front steps of The Computer Musem. These robots have roles in a robot theater multi-media production involving the most comprehensive collection of historic robots ever assembled.
Back Row: Mars Rover (beginning down the stairs), developed for NASA for unmanned trips to Mars; Omnibot ( with shopping bag), one of many sophisticated robot toys; Shakey, the first mobile robot to 'perceive' its environment; Denning robot, who served as a security robot. Middle Row: Sea Rover, an underwater photographer; RBX an educational robot; Front: Spicer, a star in the movie 'Runway.'
Photo Credit: Steve Nelson, Fay Foto

Please return photo to: PR Dept., The Computer Museum, 300 Congress Street, Boston MA USA 02210 ph.(617)426-2800

Robot icon with SMART MACHINES
an exhibit on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics



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