Tagged: Robots

Watch the US Navy’s swarm of robotic boats take to the sea 0

Watch the US Navy’s swarm of robotic boats take to the sea

Fascinating and scary at the same time… http://o.aolcdn.com/hss/storage/midas/167981e7f376444a557a1393854e9475/200871839/us-navy-robot-boat-swarm.jpg Check the promo video and get marvelled. Check the rest at : http://www.engadget.com/2014/10/06/us-navy-robot-boat-swarm/

Snakebot and quadcopter combo makes for a go-anywhere rescue drone 0

Snakebot and quadcopter combo makes for a go-anywhere rescue drone

A University of Pennsylvania Mod Lab team created a snake drone-quadcopter invention. Check this video. Rest of the news at the site. http://www.engadget.com/2014/09/26/snakebot-quadcopter-drone/

MIT’s underwater robot can sniff out contraband hidden underneath ships 0

MIT’s underwater robot can sniff out contraband hidden underneath ships

Designed by a couple of researchers at MIT, this underwater robot looks like an interesting project. It does remind me of that show “SeaQuest” from the 90’s where I dreamt one day it could...

Soft octopus robots are equal parts speedy and graceful 0

Soft octopus robots are equal parts speedy and graceful

Interesting little robot. I think it still has a long way to go but it’s kinda cute 😉 http://o.aolcdn.com/hss/storage/midas/c1078126836a4696040ad2f37618448c/200804336/octopus-robot.jpg Check this short video of it’s evolution. http://www.engadget.com/2014/09/23/octopus-robot/  

Watch this soft robot walk through snow and get squished by a car 0

Watch this soft robot walk through snow and get squished by a car

Interesting little concept although I think the locomotion algorithm needs to be refined. http://www.engadget.com/2014/09/08/rugged-soft-robot/