Early Mobile Robot Timeline

This page will contain a timeline showing early Mobile Robots, events, and dates being the creation or announcement of the robots.

For the moment, it is more a list of what is going to be placed in this blog. If image is clickable, then a blog post exists for it. Check out the updates page for the recent posts.

(under construction)
 
Early Autonomous Mobile Robots
 
beetle p7 x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1953 – Beetle
JASON RAJanFeb81p1 x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1971-4 – JASON
SRIFlakey x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1972 – SRI "Flakey" 
Kaplan Malone p6 x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1974-76 – Kaplan
IntAgeCoverApr77  x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1977 – "Mike" "Microtron" Todd Loofbourrow
Newtp1C x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1977 – "NEWT" by Rolf Hollis
CACM film78jpgHilare wiki x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1977 – "Hilare"
NoPhotoAvailable x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1978 – Peter Folk's Inexpensive Turtle
TeeToddler p1 x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1978 – "Tee Toddler"
Reynolds p1 x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1979 – Electromechanical Servant by Reynolds
BigTrack x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1980 – Big Trak   ( Big Track )                    
Unicorn1REAug80p1 x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1980 – "Unicorn-1"
CMU Rover Hollandp2 x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1981-3 – Pluto CMU Rover – Hans Moravec et al
ROBART x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1982c – "ROBART"             
RB5X Marsh p1 x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1982 – "RB5X"       
Herbert 2006 x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1987c – "Herbert" by Brooks, Connell, Ning 

Early Remote-Controlled Mobile Robots

Teletank T 18 x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1939 – "Teletank" R/C tank (Soviet)
Goliath x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline194x – "Goliath" R/C mini-tank (German)

Electron RC Car PSApr52p1 x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1952 – "Electron" -R/C-Car
LogoTurtlePapert67 x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1969 -  Seymour Papert & Minsky – LOGO Turtle
R2D2 x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1975-6 – R2-D2 (Star Wars) by John Stears
MarkIV QuMary p1 x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1978 – Mark-IV QMC
DaCosta Pet p5 x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1979 – Frank DaCosta – Robot Pet         
HEBOT p1 x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1979 – "Hebot"  John FitzGerald             
Rodney Heiserman 1979 p1a x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1979 – Heiserman – "Rodney"     
ET2 p1 x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1980-1 SuperKIM meets ET-2                 
  
 
fred RCMEDec64px x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1964 – "Fred" a light-seeking robot – Peter Holland     
Hannaford1969Tortoise x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline1969 – Hannaford – Meccano    
NoPhotoAvailable x80 Early Mobile Robot Timeline196x – Brooks – "Norman"       
 
Early Emergency Mobile Robots
 
Klin 1 x80 Early Mobile Robot TimelineKlin-1 (Soviet)
STR 1 img 2 x80 Early Mobile Robot TimelineSTR-1 (Soviet)
Mobot Ch HV img 1 x80 Early Mobile Robot TimelineMobot-Ch-HV (Soviet)