Here is our
life size "Sonny" head and our 2 predecessor
NS-4 Robots from the 2004 Will Smith movie
In this futuristic robotic movie, Detective Spooner (played by Will Smith) is called to a
crime scene at US Robotics. This company manufactures the NS-4 and
its new update, the NS-5 robot. Detective Spooner arrives to find
an old friend, robot inventor Dr Alfred Lanning (James Cromwell),
dead, and he is immediately dissatisfied with the suicide
explanation provided by the company boss Lawrence Robertson (Bruce
Greenwood). Spooner begins to investigate the real cause of the
death, determined to confirm his prejudices about robots.
pursues a robot called Sonny, virtually played by Alan Tudyk, and
meets up with robot psychiatrist Dr Susan Calvin (Bridget Moynahan).
Together Calvin and Spooner set about uncovering the mystery
behind Dr Lanning's death, indeed finding a robot conspiracy
The movie is an adaptation of a science fiction novel of the same
name, written by Isaac Asimov in the 1950s. I, ROBOT
the movie adopts the three rules that Asimov hardwired into his
A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow
a human being to come to harm.
2) A robot must obey orders given it by human beings except
where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
3) A robot must protect its own existence as long as such
protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.
Here is our
"I, Robot" Sonny bust with working electronics
Here is our I,
Robot Sonny and two of our NS-4
Here are our
some of our NS-4
& NS-5 heads from the movie "I, Robot"
Here is a YouTube video of the movie trailer for "I,
on display at the
South Florida Science Museum