Robotics is the intersection of science, engineering and technology that produces machines, called robots, that substitute for (or replicate) human actions. ... Robots are gaining intellectual and mechanical capabilities that don't put the possibility of a R2-D2-like machine out of reach in the future.
Understanding the 5 Primary Areas of Robotics
Mobility or locomotion.
Manipulators & Effectors.
Sensing & Perception
Examples are the robot dog Aibo, the Roomba vacuum, AI-powered robot assistants, and a growing variety of robotic toys and kits. Disaster Response: These robots perform dangerous jobs like searching for survivors in the aftermath of an emergency.