Meet the hitchhiking robot who began her journey in Mass.
Although some people ran into hitchBOT by chance, others traveled to Rhode Island specifically to see her. She has a GPS, which means her followers can get an update as to where she is every five minutes. She also takes a picture every 20 minutes, but …
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DARPA Robotics Challenge (Photos)
The finalists in the DARPA Robotics Challenge faced off this weekend in a series of eight tasks meant to tease out which machines had the right stuff to help humans respond to natural and man-made disasters. Here's a look at how the robots, and their …
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New insect-like robot can jump on water
By studying water striders in comparison to iterative prototypes of their robotic insect, the team discovered that the best way to jump off of water is to maintain leg contact on the water for as long as possible during the jump motion. Photo: Wikipedia.
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