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Boston Dynamics Cheetah

Boston Dynamics, the makers of Big Dog, have received more funding from DARPA.  This time they are working on a robot inspired by a cheetah, as shown in the image here. Marc Railbert, the president of Boston Dynamics, had this … Continue reading

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Robotic Hummingbird

AeroVironment, makers of many vehicles such as Helios and Global Observer, has now created the world’s first robotic hummingbird for DARPA. AeroEnvironment called the robot a Nano Air Vehicle during development and is now calling it a Nano Hummingbird. The … Continue reading

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TiaLinx Launches New Cougar Robot

While the new robot Cougar10-L looks nothing like a cougar, this cool robot can see inside buildings. This treaded robot has an RF scanner that uses wideband signals, allowing it to penetrate reinforced concrete and monitor activity. Chief Executive Officer … Continue reading

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Robotic Jetpack

New Zealand company The Martin Aircraft Company is now making a robotic jetpack. The jetpack, called the Martin Skyhook UAV, can reach up to 10,000 feet and carry a payload of up to 220 pounds. The Skyhook also uses a … Continue reading

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Army Orders More PackBot Parts

The US Army has just awarded iRobot with a $14 million contract to provide more parts and software for their PackBots. The order from the U.S. Army TACOM Contracting Center in Warren, Mich., will allow the Army to upgrade its … Continue reading

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