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Robohub’s 10 most viewed articles from 2016

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30 December 2016



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Love it or leave it, 2016 just happened. But before we leap feet-first into 2017, we’re taking a breath and looking back at our 10 most viewed articles from the past year. From aerial drones to agriculture ‘bots, from cutting-edge software to cost-effective hardware, these were the articles that attracted the most attention from you, our esteemed community. We look forward to seeing you in 2017 for more innovation and explanation. Enjoy your top 10:


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10: Why making robots is still hard

by SPARC


June 26, 2015 - The Tethered Robotic Explorer (TReX) robot being described by Patrick McGarey to a visiting group. The newly conceived platform was unveil to the public for the first time. TReX can climb many kind of steep terrain with the help of its onboard tether management system. It weighs roughly 90 kg and was built over a Husky from Clearpath Robotics. Photo credit: François Pomerleau - University of Toronto

9: 10 essential skills for roboticists

by Alex Owen-Hill and Robotiq Inc.


Simulation results for a unmanned drone flying over downtown Los Angeles showing the true trajectory (red line), from GPS only (yellow line), and GPS aided with cellular signals (blue line). Image: ASPIN Laboratory at UC Riverside

8: No GPS, no problem: Next-generation navigation


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7: Introducing H-ROS: the Hardware Robot Operating System

by Víctor Mayoral Vilches


Supersuit in the future? Source: Bigstockphoto

6: Are skintight suits the future of robotic exoskeletons?

by Steve Davis


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5: 25 women in robotics you need to know about – 2016

by Andra Keay, Kassie Perlongo, Sabine Hauert and Hallie Siegel


The Monospinner in flight.

The Monospinner in flight.

4: The Monospinner: world’s mechanically simplest controllable flying machine

by Weixuan Zhang, Mark Mueller and Raffaello D’Andrea


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3: Sweep: a low cost LiDAR sensor for smart consumer products

by Tyson Messori


Source: Deepfield Robotics

2: Farming with robots

by SPARC


… and here’s Robohub’s most viewed article from 2016:

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1: Meet the drone that already delivers your packages, Kiva robot teardown

by Ben Einstein

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