Robotics

Bird-Like Drone Actually Perches To Spy

Bird-Like Drone Actually Perches To Spy

Drones have been used by the military ever since they were able to make full use of the technology to do so. However, current drones are limited by how they position themselves to look at their target.  Development of bird-like ...

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TFOT 2013 Round-Up: Year in Review

TFOT 2013 Round-Up: Year in Review

Although some tech enthusiasts considered 2013 to be a “blah” year for technology, we have found that it was a year that drastically improved existing technologies while laying the groundwork for even better ones to emerge in the future. While ...

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Jellyfish Killing Robots Developed in Korea

Jellyfish Killing Robots Developed in Korea

Jellyfish population is increasing globally. They don’t only sting thousands of people but they also cause damage to the cooling systems of power reactors. Now researchers from Korea developed a new tool set to eliminate them – an autonomous robot ...

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Robotic Crab Built to Explore the Underwater World

Robotic Crab Built to Explore the Underwater World

The Crabster CR200 standing up Researchers from the Korean Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST) developed a 6 legged robot crab that can travel and explore the underwater world even in rough conditions and go where no (robot) has ...

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DARPA Unveils ATLAS – The Super Humanoid Robot

DARPA Unveils ATLAS – The Super Humanoid Robot

The ATLAS robot Last week DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), unveiled ATLAS to the 6 teams that will compete in the next DARPA Robotics Challenge this December. During the challenge the advanced humanoid robot will have to perform ...

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Scientists Develop Flying Robots to Replace Bees

Scientists Develop Flying Robots to Replace Bees

The RoboBee (Credit: Harvard University) RoboBee – Body, Brain, and Colony (Credit: Harvard University) A team of researchers from Harvard and Northeastern Universities have been developing micro robotic bees that can pollinate flowers and do the job of real bees. ...

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MIT Developed a Super Efficient Robotic Cheetah

MIT Developed a Super Efficient Robotic Cheetah

Sangbae Kim and the robotic cheetah (credit: M. Scott Brauer/MIT) Engineers at MIT have been making progress in developing the first ever “robotic cheetah”. The 70-pounds 4 legged robot can’t match the speed of the real feline (yet) but pound ...

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Lynx – the Autonomous Indoor Vehicle

Lynx – the Autonomous Indoor Vehicle

The Lynx robot Lynx is a new navigating autonomous indoor vehicle developed by California-based Adept Technology company. This smart robot can navigate its way around almost any building and move stuff around. Adept Technology developed a new robotic helper named Lynx ...

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