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A Safe Drone For Last Mile Delivery

The clever people at École Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne or EPFL have created a a drone for delivering packages weighing up to 500 g. The drone features a carbon fiber safety cage around it to protect people from the spinning … Continue reading

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WASEDA University’s Rubble Walking Robot

WASEDA University in Tokyo Japan has unveiled a 4 legged robot called WAREC-1. The robot is able to climb over rubble to assist in search and rescue operations. Sporting four limbs with seven degrees of freedom each, WAREC-1 weighs 150 kg … Continue reading

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Gemini-Scout to Rescue Trapped Miners

From Sandia National Laboratories comes the Gemini-Scout robot, designed to rescue trapped miners.  This amazing robot really has two tread based modules that are linked together.  It looks like  one module contains the batteries and the other contains the sensors … Continue reading

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