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Robot Cheetah Sees, Jumps Obstacles: Watch
By Steve Crowe · 29 May, 2015 • A new LIDAR system allows MIT's cheetah robot to autonomously jump over obstacles in its path while running 5 MPH.
Human Driver Races Audi RS 7 Autonomous Car: Who Will Win?
By Steve Crowe · 20 May, 2015 • A human driver recently raced Audi' RS 7 autonomous car at the Ascari racetrack in Spain. The race was decided by two-tenths of a second. Find out who came out on top.
Foldable Drone Takes Off In Less Than 1 Second
By Steve Crowe · 19 May, 2015 • Swiss researchers have built a small foldable drone that can unfurl and take off in seconds.
Watch a Drone Rescue Flood Victims in Texas
By Steve Crowe · 19 May, 2015 • A DJI drone was used to deliver a rescue line to a family surround by flood waters in their home in Texas. Watch video of how the drone helped.
Watch a Robot Win a Putting Competition
By Steve Crowe · 15 May, 2015 • Universal Robots attached a putter to the end of its UR5 robot arm and challenged golfers to a putting competition.
Meet the Creepy Humanoid Robot That Resembles Sarah Palin
By Steve Crowe · 5 May, 2015 • Yangyang, a new humanoid robot that can talk, move its head, shake hands and even give hugs, resembles Sarah Palin. Yangyang even has skin made from a special type of silica gel to replicate the texture of human skin.
Real Life Grand Theft Auto 2 Created Using Drones
By Steve Crowe · 4 May, 2015 • A group of filmmakers and gamers recreated Grand Theft Auto 2 in real life using a drone, camera, "gang members" and a bunch of cars. Watch the recreation.
Watch a Micro Robot Pull 2,000 Times its Weight
By Steve Crowe · 29 April, 2015 • Stanford University researchers have built a 12-gram micro robot that can pull 2,000 times its weight. The researchers are looking to scale this technology up to larger robots to carry very heavy goods.
Paralyzed Man to Walk Marathon with Exoskeleton
By Steve Crowe · 29 April, 2015 • Nathan Kirwan, paralyzed from the chest down, is taking 55,000 steps over the next five months, with the help of an exoskeleton, to raise money and help Ireland keep its only publicly-available exoskeleton.
Nepal Earthquake: Drones Helping Recovery Efforts
By Steve Crowe · 29 April, 2015 • Drones are capturing aerial images of the devastation caused by the earthquake in Nepal. The imagery will be processed into 3D models of the terrain below to give responders more detailed information about the destruction than traditional 2D maps.
Wounded US Soldier Receives 3D Printed Robot Hand
By Steve Crowe · 24 April, 2015 • Taylor Morris, a quadruple amputee who lost his limbs in an IED blast while serving in Afghanistan, receives an affordable 3D printed robotic hand.
Watch: Boy Surprised with Blue Man Group Robot Arm
By Steve Crowe · 21 April, 2015 • Twelve-year-old Wyatt Farlardeau received the surprise of a lifetime when his favorite music group, Blue Man Group, presented him with a custom 3D printed robotic arm.
A Drone’s Eye View of the Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial
By Steve Crowe · 17 April, 2015 • For the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing, CNN used a drone to capture video of the memorial that stands on the site today.
Get a Load of this Sword-Fighting Robot
By Steve Crowe · 17 April, 2015 • How could anyone possibly think it's a good idea to create a sword-fighting robot?
Watch a Robot Encounter a Sperm Whale 2K Feet Below the Sea
By Steve Crowe · 16 April, 2015 • At about 2,000 feet below the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, the ROV Hercules encountered a magnificent sperm whale. And it's all caught on tape.

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