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Autonomously Mapping the Seafloor, with Anthony DiMare and Charles Chiau

Robohub Podcast · Autonomously Mapping the Seafloor Anthony DiMare and Charles Chiau deep dive into how Bedrock Ocean is innovating in the world of Marine Surveys. At Bedrock Ocean, they are devel...
26 August 2021, by

An expert on search and rescue robots explains the technologies used in disasters like the Florida condo collapse

A drone flies above search and rescue personnel at the site of the Champlain Towers South Condo building collapse in Surfside, Florida. AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee Texas A&M’s Robin Murphy has depl...
01 July 2021, by
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Snake-like Robot as a Worker Companion, with Matt Bilsky

Robohub Podcast · Snake-like Robot as a Worker Companion - FLX BOT Matt Bilsky, founder and CEO of FLX Solutions, discusses the snake-like robot he invented called the FLX BOT. The FLX BOT consist...
27 May 2021, by
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Deep Sea Mining, with Benjamin Pietro Filardo

Robohub Podcast · Deep Sea Mining In this episode, Abate follows up with Benjamin Pietro Filardo, founder of Pliant Energy Systems and NACROM, the North American Consortium for Responsible Ocean M...
18 January 2021, by
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The Advantage of Fins, with Benjamin Pietro Filardo

Robohub Podcast · The Advantage of Fins Abate interviews Benjamin "Pietro" Filardo, CEO and founder of Pliant Energy Systems. At PES, they developed a novel form of actuation using two undulating ...
16 December 2020, by

Stanford researchers develop a new type of soft, growing robot

By Taylor Kubota, Stanford News Service Imagine rescuers searching for people in the rubble of a collapsed building. Instead of digging through the debris by hand or having dogs sniff for signs of ...
25 July 2017, by


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The Drone Center’s Weekly Roundup: 7/24/17

July 17, 2017 – July 23, 2017 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News A U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan is reported...

Robots to the rescue!

This article was first published on the IEC e-tech website. Rapid advances in technology are revolutionizing the roles of aerial, terrestrial and maritime robotic systems in disaster relief, search...
19 July 2017, by

Rapid outdoor/indoor 3D mapping with a Husky UGV

by Nicholas Charron The need for fast, accurate 3D mapping solutions has quickly become a reality for many industries wanting to adopt new technologies in AI and automation. New applications requir...
09 July 2017, by

More efficient and safer: How drones are changing the workplace

Technology-driven automation plays a critical role in the global economy, and its visibility in our lives is growing. As technology impacts more and more jobs, individuals and enterprises find themsel...
23 June 2017, by

Xponential 2017 in images

The Xponential 2017 national conference was held May 8-11 by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. The even...

Robots on drilling platforms: Austrian-German consortium wins international competition

Last week taurob, together with research partner TU Darmstadt, was announced the winner of the ARGOS Challenge, powered by Oil & Gas giant Total S.A. In a three-year competition, five internati...
22 May 2017, by

Dr Rustam Stolkin and robots that learn: Nuclear robotics meets machine learning

How can we create robots that can carry out important tasks in dangerous environments? Machine learning is supporting advances in the field of robotics. To find out more, we talked to Dr Rustam Stolki...
27 April 2017, by and

Want to build a Moon base? Easy, just print it

Planetary Resources, a company hoping to make asteroid mining into a trillion dollar industry, earlier this year unveiled the world’s first 3D printed object made from bits of an asteroid. 3D pri...
21 April 2017, by

UgCS photogrammetry technique for UAV land surveying missions

 UgCS is easy-to-use software for planning and flying UAV drone-survey missions. It supports almost any UAV platform, providing convenient tools for areal and linear surveys and enabling direct ...
09 March 2017, by

Bristol professors to play role in creating robots for dangerous nuclear sites

The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) is part of a consortium which has received a £4.6 million grant to build a new generation of robots for use in nuclear sites. The funding from the ...
01 March 2017, by

Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE: Semi-finalists set sail on a journey to illuminate the ocean

We have just taken another momentous step in the journey to unveil the hidden wonders of our own planet! Since the launch of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE at the American Geophysical Union Fall ...
22 February 2017, by

Robotic Functions Validations: Interview with Jussi Aaltonen

The UNEXMIN (Underwater Explorer for Flooded Mines) project is almost one year old. After a busy first year of work, UNEXMIN is on-schedule to deliver the first mechanical UX-1 prototype. Jussi Aalton...
27 January 2017, by

Into the deep: Underwater machines keep an eye on climate change

The shells on crustaceans and molluscs off the Norwegian Atlantic coast are not as thick as they once were. This is because of ocean acidification, where increased carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphe...
26 January 2017, by

Robotics in harsh environments

In the field of hostile conditions, outer space is often considered the epitome of harsh environments. However, it’s not necessary to travel so far in order to locate situations with extreme condi...
04 November 2016, by

Unmanned and underneath: Stay in the know about underwater drones

Editor's note: This article is adapted from a post from November 2015 and includes recent developments and updated spending figures.  In October 2016, the U.K. Royal Navy hosted Unmanned Warr...
02 November 2016, by

Discussing the future of mining robots

Robots, like Julius from the Mining-ROX project, are a promising option to keep mining economical and safe. In our interview, we spoke with Prof. Bernhard Jung from TU Freiberg about why robots are im...
24 October 2016, by and

Mining and nuclear decommissioning: Robots in dangerous and dirty areas

Workers have long confronted dangerous and dirty jobs. They’ve had to dig to the bottom of mines, or put themselves in harm's way to decommission ageing nuclear sites. It’s time to make these jobs...
03 June 2016, by

Into the heart of a glacier — with a drone

With their near-vertical walls and deep fractures, glacier crevasses are dangerously narrow ice caves that present a huge risk to search and rescue teams. In a partnership between Flyability (Winne...
20 January 2016, by and

XPRIZE calling all innovators to help map our ocean

There is a very interesting planet near us. It has almost 130 million square miles of land and the longest continuous mountain chain in the solar system, spanning over 40,000 miles. This planet receiv...
29 December 2015, by

New $7M XPRIZE competition seeks to usher in a new era of ocean exploration

At a keynote address this week during the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco, Peter Diamandis, chairman and CEO of XPRIZE, announced the launch of the $7M Shell Ocean Discover...
17 December 2015, by

What you need to know about underwater drones

Late last month, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus appointed Brig. Gen. Frank Kelley to become the first deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for unmanned systems, a position that was created in April...
16 November 2015, by

Autonomous underwater system for monitoring health of Venice Lagoon demos at #EXPO2015

Monitoring the ocean for pollution, ecology and climate change effects is a costly and elaborate task, especially in a complex area like Venice, with its lagoon, its many channels, cable and pipe...
15 October 2015, by

Air and ground robot collaborate to map and safely navigate unknown, changing terrain

This video shows how a robot team can work together to map and navigate toward a goal in an unknown terrain that may change over time. Using an onboard monocular camera, a flying robot first scouts th...
05 October 2015, by and

Day One at euRathlon 2015: Video recap

Inspired by the 2011 Fukushima accident, euRathlon is a civilian outdoor robotics competition focused on realistic cooperative disaster response scenarios. euRathlon 2015 takes place in the area surro...
21 September 2015, by







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