Sepulka

Robot
Date of appearance: 1962
Made in: Moscow, USSR
Dimensions: 700 × 1750 × 500 mm
Weight: 49 kg
Materials: metal, plastic
Colors: white, red, brown
Tags: russiamakes, рдс, россияделаетсама, политех, polytech


This robotic guide was developed in 1962 in an experimental workshop of the All-Union Society “Znanie” by designer M. Aleksandrov and art director M. Gorokhov and then refurbished in 1987. The speech is reproduced with a build-in tape recorder. Robot's movements tape playback are remotely radio-controlled from distances up to 20 m. Sepulka was named after a robotic character from Stanislaw Lem's stories. Stanislaw Lem's character Sepulka was an object of an unknown origin and purpose.

Sepulka
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