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Liquid Robotics Gliders Set World Record for Unmanned Ocean Travel

On November 17th, 2011, Liquid Robotics launched four Wave Gliders from San Francisco’s St. Francis Yacht Club. The Wave Gliders’ goal? To journey across the Pacific Ocean, covering the longest distance ever attempted by an unmanned ocean vehicle. Well today,...

Robots? Cool. Swarming Flying Robots? Very Cool.

Whoa. If you harbor any fear of swarms of multiple robots flying in formation, avoiding obstacles, then this YouTube video might not be for you. If on the other hand you think this is really fascinating and a great example of...

Robotic Pitchers and Catchers - A Sure Sign of Spring?

As baseball fans eagerly await the return of pitchers and catchers to spring training, it seems that researchers at the Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics at DLR (German Aerospace Center) have come up with a robot nicknamed Agile Justin that...

Arizona Researchers to Develop Autonomous Robots

A team of researchers at the University of Arizona is working under a five-year, $3 million grant to develop a self-learning robot that does not rely on extensive programming. Essentially, the goal of this research is to develop robots that...

iRobot Unveils New Seaglider Unmanned Underwater Vehicle

Massachusetts-based iRobot Corp. announced a newly configured Seaglider UUV at the Oceans ’11 conference. The redesigned Seaglider UUV (unmanned underwater vehicle) now features significantly increased volume and mass payload capabilities. By doubling the payload mass to four kilograms and increasing...

Liquid Robotics Challenges Global Scientific Community

Liquid Robotics announced its Pacific Crossing (PacX) Challenge is now open to scientists around the world. During the PacX Challenge, four of the company’s Wave Gliders marine robots will launch off the coast of Northern California and attempt to travel...

Group Predicts Worldwide UAV Market Will Surpass $80 Billion

A recent market research report from the Teal Group estimates that UAV spending will more than double over the next decade from current worldwide UAV expenditures of $4.9 billion annually to $11.5 billion, totaling just over $80 billion in the...

New Zealand Robot Researchers Seek Input From Elderly

When it came to developing robotic healthcare assistants for New Zealand's elderly population, researchers at The University of Auckland saw fit to include that demographic in a study to gauge the attitude of those who would be on the receiving...