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CHIMP Robot Gets Ready for DARPA Finals June 5-6

CHIMP Robot Gets Ready for DARPA Finals June 5-6

“Faster” is the byword for the Tartan Rescue Team from Carnegie Mellon University’s National Robotics Engineering Center (NREC) as it makes final preparations for the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Finals June 5-6. The team’s four-limbed robot, CHIMP, is capable of performing all eight tasks, including driving a vehicle, climbing stairs and using power tools, that […]

Weekly Robotics Video: DARPA Final Trainings, Robotic Cheetah, Farthest Hoverboard – Guinness World Records and Talks from ICRA-2015

Weekly Robotics Video: DARPA Final Trainings, Robotic Cheetah, Farthest Hoverboard – Guinness World Records and Talks from ICRA-2015

This week was full of excitement and state of art knowledge for robotics community due to one of the world’s best robotic conference – ICRA. 2,700 registered participants attended the conference at Seattle, USA and thousands of people watched planetries and keynote talks on live webcast. Next week one more mega event in robotics world […]

15-Foot MegaBot Combat Robot Demonstrated at Maker Faire

15-Foot MegaBot Combat Robot Demonstrated at Maker Faire

The first full-sized, mobile, dual-weapon battling MegaBot made its debut at Maker Faire Bay Area on Saturday, firing giant homemade paintballs at a helpless art car (donated for the purpose) and thrilling the crowd with its menacing height and ear-splitting pneumatic cannons. You’ve probably heard about MegaBots, the proposed giant robot combat league — yes […]