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MIT Algorithm Improves Collaboration of Delivery Drones
By Steve Crowe · 4 June, 2015 • MIT tests a new system that combines simple control programs to enable fleets of drones to collaborate in unprecedented ways.
Watch 4 Robots Conquer a DARPA Finals Test Course
By Steve Crowe · 3 June, 2015 • Team WPI-CMU, Team KAIST, Team MIT, and Team IHMC send their humanoid robots through a simulated course to preview what's to come in the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals.
DARPA Robotics Challenge: Meet the 24 Finalists
By RT Staff · 2 June, 2015 • The DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals take place June 5-6 in Pomona, California. Meet the 24 robots vying for a $2 million top prize in the ultimate robot competition.
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.

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