There are moments when a technology is poised to leap forward. This is one of them.

Regardless of age, you’ve seen it happen. A technology arrives to meet a need, and completely changes how we do things. (When was the last time you folded a map?) These ideas start as simple questions: How could this be done better? Faster? Safely? Robots are built to answer these questions—they are human wonder put into motion. They’re prepared to help in ways you might not have imagined … until now. See for yourself in Robot Revolution, supported by

The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago uses a special Robothespian, with individual customisation which singles it out from the crowd, a square head with round eyes and robot style antenna, complete with blue light. This RoboThespian is certainly special.