NOVA: Rise Of The Robots DVD - AV Item

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Machines with human-like capabilities have long been the stuff of science fiction. Until now. Meet the world's most advanced humanoid robots as they leave the lab, battle real-world challenges, and endeavor to become part of our everyday lives.

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Features:

  • Length: 60 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Production Year: 2016
  • Country of Origin: United States

AV Benefits:

Why the AV version? Because it provides additional usage options for PBS videos. AV versions come with limited performance rights so they can be shown in classrooms, at PTA meetings, during after school programs, and transmitted on a closed-circuit system within a building or on a single campus. They also can be enjoyed in admission-free public screenings, which also makes them ideal for use by library patrons and businesses involved in community clubs and organizations.
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Product Description

Features:

  • Length: 60 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Production Year: 2016
  • Country of Origin: United States

Description

  • Rise Of The Robots Machines are everywhere. They run our factory assembly lines and make our coffee. But robots-machines with human-like capabilities-have long been the stuff of science fiction. Until now.

    Fueled by an ambitious DARPA challenge, the race is on to design a robot that can replace humans in disaster relief situations. Follow the robots-and the engineers that program them-as they strive to make their way out of the lab and into the real world. But how capable are they, really? How close are we to a future where humanoid robots are part of our everyday lives? And what are the implications of a future with robots that can do a human's job? NOVA investigates the cutting-edge technologies that are advancing robotics as never before...and the enormous challenges that the robots still face.

    This DVD features subtitles in English.