The rise of robotics and AI (an interactive timeline)

February 19, 2017



Fueled by advances in computing power and connectivity, the fields of robotics and artificial intelligence have grown rapidly.

This tool is interactive. The videos, photos, animations and links are designed to provide a deeper understanding of the history of robotics and artificial intelligence. Click the arrow to advance the timeline or go backward. In the toolbar below, you can move along the timeline by year or decade. You can also preview specific milestones by letting your browser hover over the entry.

This timeline is also available via infographic and PDF download.



Chris Curran

Principal and Chief Technologist, PwC US Tel: +1 (214) 754 5055 Email

Anand Rao

Global Artificial Intelligence Lead, PwC US Tel: +1 (617) 530 4691 Email