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This past Saturday the team from South Korea which designed, built and programmed their humanoid robot DRC-HUBO took home the $2 million dollar first-place prize as part of the 2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge. The focus of this year’s challenge was to create a robot which could complete a variety of […]

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As we reported before, DARPA issued its latest challenge where they will require a humanoid robot to complete a series of tasks (worthy of an action movie) which include driving a car, breaking down a wall, and using tools – all with the goal of “saving the day” during a mock industrial accident. […]

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Atlas by Boston Dynamics

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The Battlefield Extraction-Assist Robot (BEAR) is a new robot for the US military intended to rescue wounded soldiers in an active battlefields. It has been developed by Vecna Robotics form in Cambridge, MA. This robot is much stronger than the average humanoid robot. It can lift up to 500 lbs (~ 227 kg) with its two arms […]

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BEAR by Vecna

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Emily, for Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard, is a new life guard robot on Malibu beaches, ready to replace Pamela Anderson. The company Hydronalix specializes in marine robotics and is the manufacturer of it. This life guard robot is able to swim and save people from drowning 6 times faster than […]

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Quince is a rescuer robot prototype ready to respond to natural catastrophes (earthquakes, landslides, etc.) or work in buildings which have been damaged following explosions (gas, for example), terrorist or biochemical attacks. This robot can go on practically any terrain thanks to its 4 independent tracked legs and its body […]

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