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Robotics and the Law: When Software can Harm You

Robotics and the Law: When Software can Harm You

13 July 2015 – Recent headlines declaring “Robot Kills Man in Germany” are examples of growing news coverage about the impact of robots on society. This is the subject of a new law review article by a University of Washington faculty member. Twenty years in, the law is finally starting to get used to the […]

Heinz College Students Revealed their UAV-based Crop Management System

Heinz College Students Revealed their UAV-based Crop Management System

As the technology surrounding the creation and acquisition of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) increasingly becomes more affordable, developers from a wide variety of global industries are consistently formulating creative ways to utilize UAVs to increase efficiency and productivity. From film making, to search and rescue efforts, to scientific research, UAVs have literally changed the way […]

Tru-D SmartUVC, A Germ-Slaying Robot Joins Bon Secours Virginia Health System

Tru-D SmartUVC, A Germ-Slaying Robot Joins Bon Secours Virginia Health System

Bon Secours Virginia Health System is one of only a few hospital systems in the state to add Tru-D SmartUVC, a germ-eliminating UV disinfection robot, to its arsenal of preventive practices aimed at protecting patients from serious health care-associated infections. Six of the five-foot robots are now in use at several Bon Secours hospitals in […]

BRIDGES Project:  Europe’s Deepest Autonomous Robot Glider to be Developed

BRIDGES Project: Europe’s Deepest Autonomous Robot Glider to be Developed

BRIDGES (Bringing together Research and Industry for the Development of Glider Environmental Services) is four year project. 19 partners from across Europe have come together to develop Europe’s first ultra-deep-sea robot glider. This glider will be capable of sampling the ocean autonomously at depths of 5000m, and maybe more in the future, for up to […]

Internally-Actuated Rover for the Exploration of Low-Gravity Planetary Bodies

Internally-Actuated Rover for the Exploration of Low-Gravity Planetary Bodies

The exploration of small Solar System bodies (such as comets, asteroids, or irregular moons) has become a central objective to know the characteristics of early solar system and understating the nature of planetary processes. We can walk and ride bike very easily on earth because of gravity. But imagine walking or riding bike in very […]