All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Robot Hall of Fame’

Wall-E, BigDog Inducted Into the Robot Hall of Fame

This week four new robots were inducted into the Robot Hall of Fame. The 2012 induction class includes Aldebaran Robotics’ NAO, iRobot’s PackBot, Boston Dynamics’ BigDog, and Pixar’s WALL-E. WALL-E, the industrious robot from the Pixar movie of the same name, beat out the Jetsons’ Rosie and Johnny 5 from the Short Circuit movies to win the entertainment category. The …

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Robot Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is Tonight

Though a certain Iron Man (whose new trailer was released today) has been taking the spotlight in recent years, other iron men and women who don’t have squishy humans inside of them have pervaded western culture for decades. Robots big and small, good and evil, free-willed or enslaved have featured in hundreds of works of literature, cinema, and other media …

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Vote Now For the Robot Hall of Fame’s Next Inductees

Carnegie Mellon University has announced that it will allow the public to vote on the next inductees to the Robot Hall of Fame. The winners will be inducted in a ceremony taking place on October 23 at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh. The ceremony is part of the RoboBusiness Leadership Summit, a conference and trade show for the robotics …

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