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1980 - The first prototype industrial robot in China was developed by SIA.

1985 - The first underwater robot, developed by SIA, successfully completed its maiden voyage.

1986 - The first underwater robot, developed by SIA, successfully completed its deep-sea test.

1988  -  The SIA-developed underwater robot was first put into use in China.

1990 -  The SIA-developed underwater robot was first exported to the United States.     

1990 - The first universal controller for industrial robot in China was developed by SIA.

1992 - The automated guided vehicle (AGV) developed by SIA was first applied to flexible production line.

1993 - SIA was designated as the first and only National Engineering Research Center on Robotics.

1994 - SIA-developed 5-DOF high-pressure water jet robot was first put into use in China.

1994 - SIA-developed AGV technology was first exported to the Republic of Korea.

1994 - The first 1, 000m underwater robot in China, developed by SIA, completed its sea test.

1995 – The first 6, 000m autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) in China, developed by SIA, successfully completed its sea test.

1995 - The first heavy-duty 4-DOF arc-welding robot was developed by SIA.

1995 - The first welding-robot production line, designed by SIA, was put into use.

1997 - The high performance robot controller with self-owned intellectual property was produced in small batch.

1997 - The first automated robotic press line in China, designed by SIA, was integrated into FAW-Volkswagen automobile production line.

1998 - The first laser-processing robot was developed by SIA.

1998 - SIA-developed pouring robot was first put into production.

2000 -  Shenyang SIASUN Robot & Automation Co, Ltd, the first commercial company of SIA was set up.

2002 – The first self-propelled tracked trencher named “Starfish”, a bottom-crawling remotely operated vehicle (ROV) for marine pipeline/cable laying, detection and maintenance, etc., is developed by SIA.

2003 – The first North Pole scientific expedition underwater vehicle “Haiji” successfully carried out a series of experiments and sub glacial observations in the Arctic Pole.

2006 – The first long range autonomous underwater robot developed by SIA successfully passed its sea trial.

2007 – The first South Pole scientific expedition robot, “the mobile robot on the surface of ice and snow” landed on the Antarctic Pole.

2008 – The first “Arctic ARV” (Autonomous and Remotely operated Vehicle) has completed its mission in China’s third Arctic scientific expedition after a series of experiments and sub glacial observations.

2010 – The first minimally invasive spinal surgical robot system was developed by SIA

2012 – The first manned submersible Jiaolong in China broke the diving record among manned submersibles of its kind internationally , in its 7000-meter sea test in the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific Ocean. SIA participated in the R&D of the submersible.
2013-  The first 6,000m AUV Qianlong-1 for engineering application in China was developed by SIA

2016-  The first 10,000m ARV in China Hadal was developed by SIA

2017-  The first 7,000m glider Sea-wing completed deep sea observation in China

2017-  The first 6,000m ROV Sea-star completed deep sea test in China  

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