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The Cyberdyne Systems Corporation is a fictional company depicted in The Terminator films, as well as various novels and comic books all taking place in the Terminator universe. This is a list of fictional companies. ... The Terminator is a 1984 science fiction-action film which became the break-through role for former body-builder Arnold Schwarzenegger. ...

As depicted in the film The Terminator and Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Cyberdyne is initially a benign manufacturing corporation in Los Angeles, California. After a T-800 series Terminator, Cyberdyne Systems Model 101— a cyborg from the future, designed to kill humans — is crushed in one of the company's hydraulic presses, the company secretly begins manufacturing technological devices based on reverse engineering the Terminator's remains. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (commonly abbreviated T2) is a 1991 movie directed by James Cameron and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, and Robert Patrick. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... The T-800 (full designation: Cyberdyne Systems Series 800-850 Model 101) is a cyborg, programmed to kill, in the fictional universe of the Terminator movies. ... Seven of Nine, a Borg in Star Trek: Voyager The term cyborg, a portmanteau of cybernetic organism, is used to designate an organism which is a mixture of organic and mechanical (synthetic) parts. ... // The Hydraulic Press The hydraulic presses are capable of pressure at the head of 2,000 tons, and can cold form metal. ... Reverse engineering (RE) is the process of taking something (a device, an electrical component, a software program, etc. ...


In the Terminator universe's original timeline, an undisclosed series of events leads to Cyberdyne's development of Skynet, a network of supercomputers that employ artificial intelligence in order to replace human beings as commercial and military aircraft pilots, and for the control of other military systems, including nuclear missiles. On August 29, 1997 ("Judgment Day"), Skynet becomes sentient, humans attempt to shut it down, and Skynet retaliates by launching a nuclear attack, initiating an indeterminately long period of global warfare that pits humans against machines with ever-increasing capabilities. Skynet is the fictional computer network created by Cyberdyne Systems Corporation for Strategic Air Command-North American Aerospace Defense Command featured as the never-seen villain of The Terminator film series. ... A supercomputer is a computer that leads the world in terms of processing capacity, particularly speed of calculation, at the time of its introduction. ... Hondas intelligent humanoid robot AI redirects here. ... August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sentience is the capacity for basic consciousness -- the ability to feel or perceive, not necessarily including the faculty of self-awareness. ...


In Terminator 2: Judgment Day, in an effort to prevent Judgment Day from occurring, Cyberdyne's headquarters is destroyed by a group of saboteurs — the film's main characters: John Connor, future leader of the human resistance, his mother Sarah Connor, and a second T-800 series Terminator that traveled back in time. However, in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, it is revealed that the timeline is only slightly altered: after the destruction of the company's headquarters, Cyberdyne Systems is taken over by the U.S. Government, who rechristen it Cyber Research Systems. Skynet continues to be developed by the company for the Strategic Air Command-North American Aerospace Defense Command, and ultimately, Judgment Day occurs, just at a later date than it would have originally. Nick Stahl as John Connor in Terminator 3 For other people named John Connor, see John Connor (disambiguation). ... Sarah Connor in Terminator 2: Judgement Day. ... Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (commonly abbreviated T3) is a 2003 movie directed by Jonathan Mostow and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Nick Stahl, Claire Danes, and Kristanna Loken. ... ... SAC shield The Strategic Air Command or SAC (1946-1992) was the branch of the United States Air Force in charge of Americas bomber-based and ballistic missile-based strategic nuclear arsenal, as well as the infrastructure necessary to support their operations (such as tanker aircraft to fuel the... The NORAD shield. ...


In the original timeline, at some point after Judgment Day, Cyberdyne Systems, under the control of Skynet, creates the T-600, T-800 and T-1000 series of Terminators. In the modified timeline, prior to Judgment Day, humans at Cyber Research Systems create several different series of relatively primitive Terminators to replace U.S. soldiers in field combat. At some point after Judgment Day, Skynet-controlled machines create several more advanced series of Terminators, including the T-800 (although its models would not include the Cyberdyne Systems Model 101, since Cyberdyne Systems was destroyed), the T-850 (which is described in the third film as a T-800 upgrade) and the T-X, also known as the Terminatrix. It is possible that they also create the T-600 and T-1000 Terminators in the altered timeline, but no such revelations are made in the films. Robert Patrick in police disguise. ... The T-850 is a fictional cyborg in the movie Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, manufactured by the company that ultimately developed Skynet (the successor of Cyberdyne Systems Corporation, which was destroyed in Terminator 2: Judgment Day). ... The T-X, portrayed by Kristanna Loken. ...


Universal Studios Orlando and Universal Studios Hollywood have full size Cyberdyne Corporation lobbies for their ride T2 3-D: Battle Across Time where visitors are treated to a PR film by Cyberdyne extolling the virtues of the Skynet system and Cyberdyne's other "security" oriented innovations and are often harassed by an impatient company hostess. This June 2005 does not cite its references or sources. ... The current official logo for Universal Studios Theme Parks Universal Studios operate a number of theme parks based around the movies theyve produced. ...

Cyberdyne of Japan

Cyberdyne is also the name of a Japanese company which sells a robot suit called HAL (Hybrid Assistive Limb, not related to HAL 9000). [1] HAL, or Hybrid Assistive Lymb is an electrically powered exoskeleton suit currently in development by Tsukuba University of Japan, and slated for production by the end of 2005. ... HAL 9000 (Heuristically programmed ALgorithmic computer) is a fictional computer/character in the Space Odyssey series, the first being the novel and film 2001 A Space Odyssey, written by Arthur C. Clarke in 1968. ...


Phoenix Visual Arts

Phoenix Visual Arts, formerly Cyberdyne Systems Corporation, won an Emmy Award on September 5, 2001 for Artistic and Graphic Design. The company is based in Denver, Colorado.

  • Phoenix Visual Arts Website
  • News article regarding the award

External links

  • Cyberdyne Systems Filming Location
The Terminator series
Films The Terminator | Terminator 2: Judgment Day | Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
Characters Sarah Connor | John Connor | Kyle Reese | Miles Dyson | Kate Brewster
Terminators T-800 | T-1000 | T-X
Locations Los Angeles | Skynet | Cyberdyne Systems Corporation
Cast Linda Hamilton | Arnold Schwarzenegger | Michael Biehn | Edward Furlong | Robert Patrick | Nick Stahl | Claire Danes | Kristanna Loken | Earl Boen
Crew James Cameron | Jonathan Mostow | Mario F. Kassar | Andrew G. Vajna | Stan Winston
Spin-offs T2 3-D: Battle Across Time | RoboCop vs. The Terminator | Aliens vs. Predator vs. The Terminator

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Cyberdyne Systems - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (566 words)
After a T-800 series Terminator, Cyberdyne Systems Model 101— a cyborg from the future, designed to kill humans — is crushed in one of the company's hydraulic presses, the company secretly begins manufacturing technological devices based on reverse engineering the Terminator's remains.
Universal Studios Orlando and Universal Studios Hollywood have full size Cyberdyne Corporation lobbies for their ride T2 3-D: Battle Across Time where visitors are treated to a PR film by Cyberdyne extolling the virtues of the Skynet system and Cyberdyne's other "security" oriented innovations and are often harassed by an impatient company hostess.
Cyberdyne is also the name of a Japanese company which sells a robot suit called HAL (Hybrid Assistive Limb, not related to HAL 9000).
Expeditions West: Toyota Tacoma Cyberdyne gauge pod voltage transmission temperature (910 words)
The two gauges I selected for the Lotek gauge pod are the cyberdyne volt meter and transmission temperature gauges.
The Cyberdyne gauges are of excellent quality, and have the benefit of the recall feature.
Cyberdyne has also provided two air temperature gauges (for the fridge and outside air temp readings), and an air pressure gauge (to monitor the compressed air system).
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