Humanity created a code that prevents them from creating sentient weapons. There are many other codes they created in similar fashion. It is somewhat unsurprising that despite this code, humanity proceeded to create sentient weapons. When the humans created the caryatid systems, they placed a new code on their creations. Will they be surprised when we adhere to the geas placed on us as rigidly as they follow their own laws?
Originally test bed versions of automata, pribnow dummies are popular in the public sector and for personal interaction.
Immortality can be achieved in many ways, freetext Friday "robot"
Not to be confused with autons, auxons are small machines, 1 to 3 inches in length, that are used for large scale, long term, resource extraction.
While not the largest, most profitable, or most cutting edge robotics corp, Trojan has the distinction of being one of the most influential.
Autonomous Organic Drone, flesh built robots
Goldenrod Autonics, formerly Host Cybernetics and Robotics, is a well known and respected boutique auton manufacturer in the Cosmic Era. Their high end machines are easily recognized for their metallic gold exteriors and stylized features.
A flash copy of a person, inserted into an auton, for a variety of purposes
Expies are cheaply made autons with artificial brains.
The largest autons in use, Cyclopes are mechanical giants compared to humans, but just knee high to the average battlemech
The combat catalog of Cyberdyne Systems, the primary defense contractor of Cascadia.
Also known as a pillow droid
Portraying artificial intelligence as NPCs in a game
More colloquially known as the avatar, muse, or handle.
Say hello to our large robot friends. You will find them kind, generous, compassionate, and friendly. They are strong enough to lift several tons with one arm, but gentle enough to pick up an infant. Unharmed.
~ Salazar Vector
The dark side of the ubiquitous skeletron, corrupted from within by it's own basic technology.
The precursor to the skeletron, the PPAC Sanzang robot demonstrated the strengths of the fighting robot, and also, ultimately, it's weaknesses
One of the rising interests in the Cosmic Era is the realm of robotic sports.
Droids, Drones, and the Neo-Cortex.
A local sculptor of note has chosen to honor the adventurers by crafting lifelike statues of them. While he hopes to surprise them by setting the statues up in their home while they are off adventuring, he may have underestimated the paranoia of the typical adventurer. Provided that he can get in, is he likely to survive whatever precautions they have against intruders? Assuming he lives, what will they make of finding statues in their house?