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Patent for first programmable industrial robot filed

Patent for first programmable industrial robot filed.

10 December, 1954

George Devol filed for a patent for his robot, “Programmed article transfer” on 10th December 1954. It was granted in 1961 and resulted in the Unimate, the first programmable industrial robot, created by Joseph Engelberger and Devol.

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