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Name That Bot

Robo-fever is sweeping across Pittsburgh! Gear up for Carnegie Science Center’s roboworld™, the largest and most comprehensive robotics exhibition. Bring your memory chips (your brains!) and experience an unprecedented robo-encounter sure to spark the interest of all ages.

Explore this 6,000 square-foot exhibition and meet our wide variety of robots, from our colorful robot greeter to our basketball shooting industrial arm to our robots obsessed with air hockey, foosball, and reading the expressions on your face! Discover how robotics technology impacts your life every day and what new technology is just around the corner. From talking with a real robot to creating your own binary being, roboworld™ has something for everyone.

Discover how robots sense, think, and act, and what makes a robot a robot in this one-of-a-kind robotics exhibition only available in Pittsburgh. With more than 30 hands-on, interactive exhibit stations, roboworld™ will be the place for the ultimate robotics experience.

Home of the Robot Hall of Fame®, powered by Carnegie Mellon

The Robot Hall of Fame® recognizes excellence in robotics technology worldwide and honors the real and fictional robots that have inspired and made breakthrough accomplishments throughout history. Created in 2003 by the Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science, the Robot Hall of Fame will have its first physical installation in Carnegie Science Center’s roboworld™.

Biannually a jury of scholars, writers, designers, and entrepreneurs selects robots for induction into the Hall of Fame. Inductees have included Honda’s ASIMO humanoid robot, Star Wars robots R2-D2 and C-3PO, NASA’s Mars Sojourner, HAL 9000 from Arthur C. Clarke’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, Gort from The Day the Earth Stood Still, and the Unimate manufacturing arm.

Name This Bot! roboworld™ is made possible in part by $1 million leadership gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Bozzone and The Grable Foundation.

[Source] http://www.carnegiesciencecenter.org