Artifact Details

Title

Robots on front steps of The Computer Museum

Catalog Number

102671953

Type

Still Image

Publisher

The Computer Museum

Identifying Numbers

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

Dimensions

overall: 7 in x 5 in

Description

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

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015