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Aussies developing small flying robots for agriculture

By Damir Beciri
10 November 2011

peter-corke-robotWe already published a fair share of articles regarding flying robots, but the robotics team at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) recently got a grant to develop a couple of interesting robots. They are developing a low-cost flying robot that could be used to inspect the hard to reach places, as well as a… »

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A new lightweight robot inspired by spiders

By Damir Beciri
3 Comments10 November 2011

fraunhofer-robotic-spiderSpiders have inspired a group of researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA to create a mobile robot which looks and moves as spiders. This high-tech assistant is still a prototype, but researchers envision its use as an exploratory tool in environments that are too hazardous or hardly reachable for humans…. »