Mankind’s Most Amazing Robots And How They’ll Change Our Lives

Published November 13, 2012
Updated September 29, 2018

From the world of medicine to the airwaves and the internet, a fascinating look at how some amazing robots will transform the human experience.

Amazing Robots

Source: IEEE

After years of waiting, science has begun creating a new world made better by some of these amazing robots:

Astonishing Medical Robots

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StlOi1YBp-M

Robot-assisted surgery has been a reality for a number of years and is becoming increasingly widespread. Enabling surgeons to manipulate tools even more accurately and view the operation magnified many times are strong incentives for its use, remote consultation can even remove the need for the doctor to be physically present.

Exploratory Robots

Exploratory Robots

Source: Cryptome

Another area where robotics has a fairly established history is in exploring environments too inhospitable for us fragile humans, such as the deep sea or space.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yadj3asTyc0

Amazing Robots & Agriculture

Amazing Robots Used For Farming

Source: Unibot

Farmers are only beginning to see the potential benefits that the technology can offer, but with cheap labor getting scarcer in the West it’s no longer being ignored.

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Savannah Cox
Savannah Cox holds a Master's in International Affairs from The New School as well as a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, and now serves as an Assistant Professor at the University of Sheffield. Her work as a writer has also appeared on DNAinfo.