Carnegie Mellon announced new members of their Robot Hall of fame. Including the DaVinci Medical Robot System!
Robotics fans will know that CMU is a world leader in robotics.
Here's a snip:
News Releases - April 21, 2009Carnegie Science Center and Carnegie Mellon University announce five new inductees to Robot Hal of Fame®. Hall of Fame to Have Permanent Home at Carnegie Science Center in 2009
PITTSBURGH, April 21, 2009 — Carnegie Science Center and Carnegie Mellon University announced today the 2010 class of inductees into the Robot Hall of Fame® at a press preview of roboworld™, the Science Center’s new robotics exhibition
opening June 13 and the permanent home for the Hall of Fame.
The five members of the class of 2010 are:
NASA Mars Rovers Spirit and Opportunity
DaVinci Medical Robot System
Huey, Dewey, and Louie, from the 1971 film “Silent Running”
T-800 Terminator, from the 1984 film “The Terminator”
The Robot Hall of Fame®, created in 2003 by the Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science, recognizes excellence in robotics technology worldwide and honors the fictional and real robots that have inspired and embodied breakthrough accomplishments in robotics. Robots are selected for recognition and induction by a jury of scholars, researchers, writers, designers and entrepreneurs. ...