History

These illustrations reflect the long search for Assistive Technology extending or augmenting human body functions. An excellent collection of images of historical robots including early exoskeletons and walking machines can be found at the website of Reuben Hoggett, www.cyberneticzoo.com.

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Steam- assisted Walker Robert Seymour 1830C

 


 

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Harvey Chapman – Garco, 1953

 


 

history-3Mobot the Magnificent Mobile Robot, Hughes Aircraft Electronic Labs, 1961

 


 

history-4The ‘Ambusher’ Man- Amplifier, Movie, 1967

 


 

history-5Sam-master