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Boy playing against the Air Hockeybot
The Robots

Robot Hall of Fame

Boy using an interactive monitor to learn about robots
What is a robot?

Boy interacting with a monitor with his thermal image
Sensing, thinking,
and acting

City of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is “Roboburgh”

Children interacting with a monitor
Local Schools & Programs

Boy interacting with a robotic arm
Careers in Robotics

Andy, the RoboThespian
Related Educational Links

Robots from various popular movies
Advisory Committee

Human hand shaking an robotic hand
Donors & Partners

The Robots

What is a robot? It depends on who you ask, but a robot is generally defined as a machine capable of sensing, thinking, or acting in a particular way. These three abilities are the nuts and bolts of roboworld® and, with dozens of exhibit stations, our robotic all-stars can’t wait to show their stuff!

Learn what makes a robot a robot, then meet a few of the ’bots that have found themselves at home in roboworld®.