Author(s): Dorling Kindersley
From early tin toys to the sophisticated cyborgs of today, this is the ultimate guide to the world of robots Do you know the Transformers from the Daleks, the Terminator from the C-3PO? Blending science fiction with science fact, this is the ultimate guide to every kind of robot. Packed with photographs and information Ultimate Robot showcases a wealth of robot history and ephemera that will appeal to all ages. Covering all types of makes and models - from celluloid classics to tin toys and the latest Japanese cyborg, this is a must for all those "boys" who are mad about the 'bot! The first book that comprehensively celebrates the robot in all its forms, from toys and kits and robots in film, tv and art to the latest technology in personal and working robots, this book is both a reference guide for the robot collector and a visual feast for everyone with a fascination for all things robotic. Revealing the specification, capabilities, and design innovations of each robot, it also provides an illustrated history of the developments that made robots possible, and a depiction of their potential in future society.