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What is a Robot

What exactly is a robot and what do they do? This quick guide will help you examine the technology around you to answer these questions.

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At iRobot we define a robot as a physical system that senses and thoughtfully acts in response to the physical world in the pursuit of a goal. Learn more about what makes a robot a robot.

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