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Europe’s First Mobile Robotic Bin-On-Call

Europe’s First Mobile Robotic Bin-On-Call

European researchers have collaborated to create the first robot ever to collect waste on demand. The new unit, dubbed “DustCart”, could be useful for the Old Continent’s narrow streets, as it can go through almost every passage and automatically clean ...

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Acoustic Maps to Aid the Blind

Acoustic Maps to Aid the Blind

Researchers at the University of Bristol in England have developed a new method to convert images from lasers and digital cameras into real-time, three dimensional acoustic maps that help the blind navigate around obstacles in their path. The images are ...

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NaviSeer – GPS and DR Tracking

NaviSeer – GPS and DR Tracking

Seer Technology, a Salt Lake City based company, recently announced the development of NaviSeer at the International Defense Conference and Exhibition (IDEX). NaviSeer is a personal tracking system designed to integrate civilian and military GPS communication systems and improve navigation ...

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Moon GPS System

Moon GPS System

Ron Li from Ohio State University has developed navigation software for the Mars rovers Spirit and Opportunity. The navigation system, which could also help future astronauts find their way around the Moon, is not based on satellites; instead, the system ...

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