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Rise of the robots / a NOVA Production by Terri Randall Productions for WGBH Boston ; written, produced, and directed by Terri Randall.

Randall, Terri, producer, director. (Added Author). Sechler, Craig, narrator. (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart Public Library - Main DVD 629.892 RIS (Text) 840191002250541 Movies - Main Floor Available -
Jay County Public Library - Portland DVDa 629.892 (Text) 76383000442387 Movies Available -
Princeton Public Library - Princeton DVD Documentary Rise (Text) 30890000613321 DVD/Blu-ray Upper Level Available -
Seymour Main Library DVD 629.892 RISE (Text) 37500004151680 New Items Checked out 12/11/2016
Shelby County Public Library - Shelby County DVD 629.892 RIS (Text) 78731000492872 Adult Main Available -
Winchester Community Public Library - Winchester DVD NF (Text) 76682000141705 Free DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627896122
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from web page.
16x9 widescreen.
Originally broadcast as an episode of the television series: Nova, on February 24, 2016.
"Inside the DARPA Robotics challenge"--Container.
Formatted Contents Note: Preview -- Our robot heroes -- Baby steps -- A robotic hand -- Autonomous robots -- Humanoids on wheels.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Editor, Jeff Ehrmann ; camera, Joseph Friedman [and 6 others] ; music, Scorekeepers ; senior executive producer, Paula S. Apsell.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Craig Sechler.
Summary, etc.: Looks inside the DARPA Robotics Challenge, a national competition in the design of rescue robots. Examines recent advances in the development of robots instilled with human skills. Offers speculation upon ways in which robots will become part of everyday life and the impact they will have on the job market.
Target Audience Note: TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-G (most parents would find this program suitable for all ages).
System Details Note: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (16x9)
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Robots.
Robotics.
Artificial intelligence.
Androids.
Genre: Science television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
DVD-Video discs.

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