The term robot means different things to different people. Science fiction books and movies have strongly influenced what many people expect a robot to be or what it can do. Sadly the practice of robotics is far behind this popular conception. One thing is certain though – robotics will be an important technology in this century. Products such as vacuum cleaning robots are the vanguard of a wave of smart machines that will appear in our homes and workplaces.
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