Shakey

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Date Introduced
1969
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 69 in x 47 in x 47 in
Manufacturer
Stanford Research Institute (SRI)
Credit Line
Courtesy of SRI International
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
X279.83

Shakey was a mobile robot with cameras and touch sensors, controlled by a large remote computer. It capitalized on progress in computer vision, language processing and planning to understand instructions (“push the block off the platform”) and direct its own actions.