Mav

02.09.14
MAV follows in the giant robot footprints of Chromehounds
02.09.14

MAV follows in the giant robot footprints of Chromehounds

Indie-developed mech battle game MAV wants to teach us a valuable lesson: that the best walking...

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12.16.13
Small winged bot flies autonomously for nine minutes, still can't find a mate
12.16.13

Small winged bot flies autonomously for nine minutes, still can't find a mate

Many robots can fly, but only a few forsake rotors for more natural, if inefficient means of propu...

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05.03.13
Harvard University's robotic insect takes its first controlled flight (video)
05.03.13

Harvard University's robotic insect takes its first controlled flight (video)

There's hardly a shortage of animal inspired robots, but few are as tiny as Harvard's autonomous R...

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06.15.12
AirBurr micro air vehicle can self-right, take off again (video)
06.15.12

AirBurr micro air vehicle can self-right, take off again (video)

EPFL's been tweaking its eerily floating AirBurr since 2009, and its latest iteration adds four ca...

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05.17.12
Laser-toting MAV can find its way in tight spaces, might eventually hunt you down (video)
05.17.12

Laser-toting MAV can find its way in tight spaces, might eventually hunt you down (video)

A perpetual weakness of MAVs (micro air vehicles) is their frequent need for hand-holding in anyth...

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05.02.12
A bird in the hand thanks to a robot that can perch
05.02.12

A bird in the hand thanks to a robot that can perch

Land-bound robots? Been there, done that. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Cham...

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09.01.11
DARPA harvests energy from cyborg beetles to keep them brainwashed
09.01.11

DARPA harvests energy from cyborg beetles to keep them brainwashed

Beetles packing cybernetic implants that control their brains make a cheaper and more useful mi...

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04.21.11
T-Hawk UAV enters Fukushima danger zone, returns with video
04.21.11

T-Hawk UAV enters Fukushima danger zone, returns with video

We'd love to head on down to Fukushima with a DSLR and some iodide pills, but that's obviously not...

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09.07.10
PARITy differential keeps your MAV flying level even if you clip its wings
09.07.10

PARITy differential keeps your MAV flying level even if you clip its wings

Ever wonder how the single driveshaft in your car manages to power two (or more) wheels simultaneou...

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