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Robot equipped with LIDAR and IR camera takes 3-D images

By Damir Beciri
1 March 2010

maerz-robotAlthough we already mentioned the potential of such technology in 3D photography, the researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology and the University of Missouri-Columbia partner developed a remote-controlled robot that is equipped with an infrared camera and LIDAR technology capable of providing detailed images of room interiors even when peering through a window…. »


BigDog – a rough-terrain robot

By Damir Beciri
One Comment8 May 2009

bigdog.jpgBigDog is a legged robot under development of BostonDynamics, with funding from DARPA. Their goal is to build unmanned legged vehicles with rough-terrain mobility superior to existing wheeled and tracked vehicles. The idea system would travel anywhere a person or animal could go using their legs, run for many hours at a time, and carry… »