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Fifty years ago today, the little Telstar satellite relayed the first TV transmission across the Atlantic. It wasn't long before President Kennedy had his black-and-white electrons beamed from the U.S. to Europe.
Quirky robots showcased at the Taipei International Robot Show include a 10-fingered keyboard player and a bizarre horse-drawn carriage.
Proof of concept: Courier took dictation at a rate of about 68,000 words per minute, as the U.S. Army Signal Corps continued a streak of aerospace-related advances.
Via chip-based robots being shown at the TIROS robot show in Taiwan.