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21/11/1782 Creator of the robotic duck dies

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3UA3 Slidecast Assignment - Jacques de Vaucanson

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A History Of Robots

French inventor and artist Jacques de Vaucanson died. He was very interested in automata. He designed automatic flute and tambourine player. They were able to play twelve songs. His most famous creation is a robotic duck. Jacques de Vaucanson also designed first automatic loom. But this invention was not taken up.