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Autonomous robots collaborate to explore and map buildings

By Damir Beciri
16 May 2011

gatech-robot-team-1Advanced autonomous robots are being developed by a team from the Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Pennsylvania and the California Institute of Technology/Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). The program vision is for collaborative teams of tiny robots that could roll, hop, crawl or fly just about anywhere, carrying sensors that detect and send back… »

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Biomimicry of bees and the insect’s hive behavior – RoboBees

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments22 October 2009

robobee2From flies to fish to lobsters, small insects and animals have long been ideal models for robotic and computer scientists. Bees, for example, possess unmatched elegance in flight, zipping from flower to flower with ease and hovering stably with heavy payloads. A multidisciplinary team of computer scientists, engineers, and biologists at Harvard received a 10… »