Pioneering Deep-Sea Robot Lost at Sea
(PhysOrg.com) -- A pioneering deep-sea exploration robot -- one of the first successful submersible vehicles that was both unmanned and untethered to surface ships -- was lost at sea Friday, March 5, on a ...
Valkyrie steps forth as DARPA robotics contender
University of Texas at Austin team wins robot soccer world championships in 2 divisions
UT Austin Villa, a team of computer science students led by professor Peter Stone, won two 2012 Robot Soccer World Cup division championships during RoboCup 2012 last week in Mexico City.
Japan robot can pick strawberry fields forever for farmer
A robot that picks ripe strawberries as the farmer sleeps was unveiled in Japan on Wednesday, with its developer saying it could cut workloads by two-thirds.
DARPA robotic hand prototype shows advanced moves (w/ video)
DARPA issues BAA for advanced robotic translator
Six-legged 'snake monster' is first of new breed of reconfigurable modular robots (w/ Video)
(Phys.org)—Carnegie Mellon University's latest robot is called Snake Monster, however, with six legs, it looks more like an insect than a snake. But it really doesn't matter what you call it, says its inventor, ...
DARPA's two-armed robot handles tools at less cost
ONR helps undersea robots get the big picture
Scientists have successfully transitioned fundamental research in autonomy to undersea gliders, demonstrating in recent sea tests how the new software, sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), can ...
Drone 'space ship' app to help robots on future missions
European Space Agency scientists have developed a smartphone app that turns a toy drone into a virtual spacecraft on a mission to dock with the International Space Station, and uses crowd-sourced data from ...
Swimming-pool ships make waves in modular robotics (w/ Video)
Insect mating behavior has lessons for drones
Male moths locate females by navigating along the latter's pheromone (odor) plume, often flying hundreds of meters to do so. Two strategies are involved to accomplish this: males must find the outer envelope ...
Workspace of the future: everywhere
The workspace of the future is a lot more than a typical office cubicle.
Squirrels and birds inspire researchers to create deceptive robots (w/ video)
Using deceptive behavioral patterns of squirrels and birds, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed robots that are able to deceive each other. The research is funded by the Office ...