Hubots: Real-World Robots Inspired by Humans

By BECKER, Helaine

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9781771387859
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Kids Can


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on August 1, 2018  |  Elementry

Gr 3–5—The humanlike robots profiled here range from SAFFiR, a shipboard firefighter being developed by the U.S. Navy, and Valkyrie, a NASA project for performing maintenance and other simple tasks in a space colony, to the German NimbRo-OP, designed to play competitive soccer as a platform for studying robot movement and perception, and even Pepper, produced by the Japanese company SoftBank for human companionship. Each section about a particular robot offers a few paragraphs of description, followed by bulleted lists of specification...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on March 1, 2019

The ten robots profiled in this collection resemble humans, most with heads, arms, and legs. Each section provides a basic description of the bot's pr...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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