News tagged with robotics technology

Robot car to cut jams & prangs

Robotic car technology being developed at Oxford University that interprets its surroundings and makes decisions about where to go could eliminate the agony and cost of traffic jams.

Oct 10, 2011
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Versatile robot rascals weigh in for battle

(PhysOrg.com) -- Defense technology company QinetiQ North America (QNA) has launched a ten-pound tyke of a robot that can operate in hostile military environments, doing reconnaissance before fighters come ...

Aug 20, 2011 weblog
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iMobot modular robot technology licensed

The University of California, Davis has signed an exclusive license agreement with Barobo, Inc. of West Sacramento, Calif., to commercialize the modular robot technology called "iMobot" – an Intelligent ...

Jul 12, 2011
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NASA's smartphone-powered satellite

In 1999, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor David Miller showed the movie, "Star Wars" to his students on their first day of class. Following the scene where Luke Skywalker spars with a ...

Jul 11, 2011
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Roving robot to the rescue

(PhysOrg.com) -- Northeastern University student-researchers have created a roving robot named WiLU that may be able to locate and rescue victims of natural disasters or participate in military missions that ...

Jul 07, 2011
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Robotics award for i-Snake team (w/ video)

The research team behind a robotic snake-like device for surgery called i-Snake have won a prestigious award at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation.

Jun 24, 2011
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