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Robots Alive! [electronic resource]

Chedd-Angier ; presented by Connecticut Public Television ; produced in association with Scientific American magazine ; written, produced, and directed by John Angier, Graham Chedd, David Huntley, Andrew Liebman
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Robots that talk, walk, and think for themselves are the featured subjects. This episode also includes a test ride in a van that drives itself and competitions with robot contestants. Host Alan Alda meets with the inventors of these robots to find out more about their works in progress and what we might expect to see in the near future.
Director
John Angier; Graham Chedd; David Huntley; Andrew Liebman
Performers
Host; Alan Alda.
Release Date
2000
Run Time
60 min.
Language
English
Notes
Originally produced in 2000.
Related Title
Scientific American frontiers (Television program)
Scientific American.
Series
VIVA PBS Streaming Video Collection
VIVA Streaming Video Collection
Credits
Photography, Peter Hoving ; editors, David Berenson, David Huntley, Andrew Liebman, Jill Singer ; music, Randy Roos.
Published
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 2000].
Publisher no.
pbs_saf044 PBS Video
Access Restriction
Digital content license from PBS Video, [2005] ; available to 2005 VIVA member institutions.
Related Resources
More information on this video:
Description
1 streaming video file (60 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet
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