Do you like robot stuff? I know you do. Do you like free robot stuff? OF COURSE you do!Then go get your free Robots for iPad app on the App Store. More than 30,000 people have already downloaded the app over the weekend. What are you waiting for?
And if you like this promotion, don't thank me. Thank the awesome folks from the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS), which is sponsoring the app from 6-14 April in celebration of U.S. National Robotics Week. RAS is an international society of engineers and technologists focused on advancing innovation, education, and research in robotics and automation. The world's top roboticists are members of RAS. The world's best robotics conferences are organized by RAS. The world's best robotics publications are published by RAS. Need I say more? Check their website to learn more and become a member.
Launched late last year, the Robots app is the best, most complete guide to the amazing world of robotics. It features 126 real-world robots from 19 countries, with hundreds of photos, videos, technical specs, articles, and exclusive interactives that let you spin and move robots with your fingertips. It's a critically-acclaimed, award-winning app that's been featured as "New and Noteworthy" by Apple in the App Store and received reviews and mentions in Wired, CNET, Mashable, The Verge, New Yorker, New York Times, Boing Boing, Forbes, Guardian, Cult of Mac, and many other places.
For even more on the app, watch our promo video and see screenshots here, and then head out to the App Store to download your free copy.
PS: To the Android community asking us about an Android version, we hear you. We would love to do an Android version, and we're considering how to make that happen. We thank you for your patience!
Erico Guizzo is the digital product manager at IEEE Spectrum. He oversees the operation, integration, and new feature development for all digital properties and platforms, including the Spectrum website, newsletters, CMS, editorial workflow systems, and analytics and AI tools. He’s the cofounder of the IEEE Robots Guide, an award-winning interactive site about robotics. An IEEE Member, he is an electrical engineer by training and has a master’s degree in science writing from MIT.