Robots refer to machines that have been programmed to respond to external actions and behaviors automatically. The word robots usually signifies a degree of artificial intelligence. We think of robots and we think of famous robots in culture, such as C-3PO and R2-D2 in Star Wars, The Terminator, Robocop, or more recently, Ava in Ex- Machina. These robots have human-like qualities but are in fact machines made by humans. Robotic technology can be used in production lines, to create machines that will take over from humans. There is a great fear that robots will learn too much, and be able to think for themselves and then they will take over the world.

What is a robot?

A robot can be defined as a physical embodiment of artificial intelligence that can take actions and create effects on the physical world. Robots also make decisions that make them useful as intelligence has become an essential component of robots. A robot can also be defined as a physical machine that’s programmable by a computer and execute tasks automatically by itself. A robot is essentially a physical embodiment of artificial intelligence.

What are the Three Laws of Robotics?

The 3 Laws of Robotics were created by Isaac Asimov in the 1940s. The first law is that a robot may not injure a human being or allow a human being to be harmed. The second law is that a robot must obey the orders given by a human being except where it would conflict with the First law. The third law is that a robot must protect its own existence as long as it does not conflict with the First or Second law.

Who is the father of robotics?

Joseph F. Engelberger is considered all over the world as the father of robotics. Joseph Engelberger was an American physicist, engineer, businessman and is referred to as the man responsible for the birth of one of the most impactful industries, robotics. He developed the first industrial robot in the United States in the 1950s. He was born in 1925 and died in 2015.

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BB-8
53000
26.5” | 67 cm
2015 (Episode VII: The Force Awakens)
BB-8
67.000
2015.00
53000
3D
BB-8
C-3PO
60000
5’9” | 1.75 m
1977 (Episode IV: A New Hope)
C-3PO
175.000
1977.00
60000
3D
C-3PO
5’6”-7’ | 1.68-2.13 m
1966
Cybermen
213.000
1966.00
8800
3D
Cybermen
Daleks
33000
5’-6’6” | 1.52-1.98 m
1963
Daleks
198.000
1963.00
33000
3D
Daleks
Data
23000
5’11” | 1.80 m
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)
Data
180.000
1987.00
23000
3D
Data
6’0” | 1.83 m
Prometheus (2012)
David 8
183.000
2012.00
450
3D
David 8
7’1” | 2.16 m
2005 (Episode III: Revenge of the Sith)
General Grievous
216.000
2005.00
77000
3D
General Grievous
Gort
9700
8’ | 2.4 m
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Gort
240.000
1951.00
9700
3D
Gort
Iron Man
383000
6’1” | 1.85 m
Tales of Suspense #39 (March, 1963)
Iron Man
185.000
1963.00
383000
3D
Iron Man
Nebula
144000
5’11” | 1.80 m
The Avengers #257 (July 1985)
Nebula
180.000
1985.00
144000
3D
Nebula
9’10” | 3.0 m
4’11” | 1.5 m
Aliens (1986)
Power Loader
300.000
150.000
1986.00
30
3D
Power Loader
R2-D2
77500
3’7” | 1.09 m
1977 (Episode IV: A New Hope)
R2-D2
109.000
1977.00
77500
3D
R2-D2
10’-15’ | 3.05-4.57 m (Estimated)
The Matrix (1999)
Sentinels
457.000
1999.00
1000
3D
Sentinels
5’8” | 1.73 m
Star Trek Voyager (1997)
Seven of Nine
173.000
1997.00
50000
3D
Seven of Nine
6’2” | 1.88 m
The Terminator (1984)
T-800 Terminator
188.000
1984.00
235000
3D
T-800 Terminator
Ultron
48000
7’7” | 2.31 m
The Avengers #54 (July 1968)
Ultron
2.310
1968.00
48000
3D
Ultron
Vision
85000
6’3” | 1.91 m
Avengers Vol. 1 #57 (published August, 1968)
Vision
191.000
1968.00
85000
3D
Vision
6’1” | 1.85 m (Armor); 5’8” | 1.73 m (Actor)
Iron Man #118 (January 1979)
War Machine
185.000
1979.00
65000
3D
War Machine
Daleks
Size comparison drawings of Daleks comparing the heights of other related Doctor Who characters

Daleks are the archenemies of the Doctor in the BBC’s long-running science-fiction television show, Doctor Who. They first appeared on our screens in 1963. The Daleks look robotic but are instead genetically engineered mutants encased in a metal armor. The mutants survive due to the life-support system inside the armor and can control their language, communication and movement from inside. They are equipped with a mechanical roving eye, and a laser arm. The Dalek race are very powerful, but they can be beaten. Their eye is their weakness.

Daleks have a range of heights between 5’-6’6” (1.52-1.98 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Daleks with height measurements
Daleks are the archenemies of the Doctor in the BBC’s long-running science-fiction television show, Doctor Who. They first appeared on our screens in 1963. The Daleks look robotic but are instead genetically engineered mutants encased in a metal armor. The mutants survive due to the support systems.

Daleks have a range of heights between 5’-6’6” (1.52-1.98 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Daleks with height measurements
Daleks
Height:
5’-6’6” | 1.52-1.98 m
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First Appearance
1963

Drawings include:
Daleks elevations (assorted)

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General Grievous
Collection of drawings of General Grievous measured with overall height

General Grievous is a fictional Jedi hunter and military strategist for the Separatist military during the clone wars in the Star Wars movies and their franchise. He is an intimidating figure and his body itself is a weapon, the technology adapting to his needs. Always knowing when to cut his losses, Grievous is willing to run from a fight to save his own skin, a tactic that saves him more than once. General Grievous is known for his iconic skull-like head, and techno-organic figure, as well as his proficiency wielding as many as four lightsabers at once.

General Grievous, voiced by Matthew Wood, is 7 foot 1 inch (2.16 m) tall.

General Grievous is a fictional Jedi hunter and military strategist for the Separatist military during the clone wars in the Star Wars movies and their franchise. He is an intimidating figure and his body itself is a weapon, the technology adapting to his needs.

General Grievous, voiced by Matthew Wood, is 7 foot 1 inch (2.16 m) tall.

General Grievous
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7’1” | 2.16 m
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Actor
Matthew Wood
First Appearance
2005 (Episode III: Revenge of the Sith)

Drawings include:
General Grievous front (standing), fighting (front)

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Iron Man
Multiple dimensioned drawings of Iron Man standing casually and firing his hand blasters

Iron Man, real name Tony Stark, is a genius scientist and engineer who uses his wealth and intelligence to create the superhero Iron Man armored suit in Marvel Comics. One of the founding members of the superhero group the Avengers, Tony Stark constantly enhances and improves upon the powers, strength, durability, and weaponry of his Iron Man suits through many specialized iterations. Iron Man was introduced by Marvel in Tales of Suspense #39 in March, 1963.

Iron Man has a height of 6’1” (1.85 m) in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and 6’6” (1.98 m) in the comics.

Illustrations of Iron Man in multiple flying postures
Iron Man, real name Tony Stark, is a genius scientist and engineer who uses his wealth and intelligence to create the superhero Iron Man armored suit in Marvel Comics. Iron Man is one of the founding members of the superhero group the Avengers.

Iron Man has a height of 6’1” (1.85 m) in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and 6’6” (1.98 m) in the comics.

Illustrations of Iron Man in multiple flying postures
Iron Man
Height:
6’1” | 1.85 m
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6’6” | 1.98 m
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Portrayed by (MCU): Robert Downey Jr.

Powers
Genius intellect; powered armor suit with super strength, flight, durability, weapons
Real Name
Tony Stark
First Appearance
Tales of Suspense #39 (March, 1963)

Drawings include:
Iron Man standing (passive), standing (fighting), flying (angle), flying (hover)

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T-800 Terminator
Scaled height comparison illustrations of the T-800 in relation to other action heroes

The Terminator is a fictional killer cyborg from the future who goes back in time to kill the mother of his enemy, John Connor, at least in the first film. Played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Terminator evolves from movie to movie, the first one beginning with him as the T-800 series, model 101 to the second being 850 series and so on. Even if you have never seen a Terminator movie, chances are you’ve heard the famous phrase and can hear the voice of Arnold Schwarzenegger say, “Hasta La Vista, Baby!”

The T-800 is portrayed by Arnold Schwarzenegger with a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the T-800 labeled with overall height
The Terminator is a fictional killer cyborg from the future who goes back in time to kill the mother of his enemy, John Connor, at least in the first film. Played by Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Terminator evolves from movie to movie, the first one beginning with him as the T-800 series.

The T-800 is portrayed by Arnold Schwarzenegger with a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the T-800 labeled with overall height
T-800 Terminator
Height:
6’2” | 1.88 m
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Actor
Arnold Schwarzenegger
First Appearance
The Terminator (1984)

Drawings include:
T-800 elevations (assorted)

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Data
Size comparison drawings of Data comparing the heights of other related characters from Star Trek

Data is a well-known character from the Star Trek franchise and has appeared in the television show, feature films, video games and comics. Data is an android, a synthetic life form with artificial intelligence who is the sole survivor on Omicron Theta after an attack from the Crystalline Entity. Data joins the crew onboard the USS Enterprise-D working as second officer and chief operations officer. Data is quiet and kind and has vast intelligence and technical capabilities. He struggles to understand human emotions and different human behaviours. Data is played by actor Brent Spiner.

Data is portrayed by Brent Spiner with a height of 5’11” (1.80 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Data with height measurements
Data is a well-known character from the Star Trek franchise and has appeared in the television show, feature films, video games and comics. Data is an android, a synthetic life form with artificial intelligence who is the sole survivor on Omicron Theta after an attack from the Crystalline Entity.

Data is portrayed by Brent Spiner with a height of 5’11” (1.80 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Data with height measurements
Data
Height:
5’11” | 1.80 m
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Species: Soong-type Android

Actor
Brent Spiner
First Appearance
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987)

Drawings include:
Data elevations (assorted)

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