2018 Robot All Stars @roboweek #NationalRoboticsWeek #RoboWeek

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April 7-15 2018 is National Robotics Week! iRobot teams up each year with IEEE Spectrum and Georgia Tech’s Institute for Robotics & Intelligent Machines (IRIM) to create a collectible set of robot trading cards.

Each deck features ten famous robots developed by companies and researchers in the U.S. along with facts about each. Don’t forget to download IEEE Spectrum’s award winning, internationally acclaimed Robots for iPad app, where you can learn about even more robots.

Check out the decks from previous years: 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017

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