Virginia tech

07.04.10
Prototype car with tactile feedback challenges the blind to drive (update)
07.04.10

Prototype car with tactile feedback challenges the blind to drive (update)

We can already imagine just what you're thinking -- the blind have no place behind the wheel, right...

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06.30.10
RoboCup Soccer 2010 finals show impressive realism by feigning injuries (video)
06.30.10

RoboCup Soccer 2010 finals show impressive realism by feigning injuries (video)

The World Cup may still be ongoing (despite what the US, England, and a handful of others may think...

By R. Miller,   06.30.10
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04.26.10
Virginia Tech researchers reveal full-sized CHARLI-L humanoid robot (update: video!)
04.26.10

Virginia Tech researchers reveal full-sized CHARLI-L humanoid robot (update: video!)

Dr. Dennis Hong was kind enough to give us a glimpse the CHARLI robot on The Engadget Show this we...

By D. Melanson,   04.26.10
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02.03.10
Amoeba-inspired ChIMERA robot slithers on video
02.03.10

Amoeba-inspired ChIMERA robot slithers on video

Virginia Tech's RoMeLa Lab has done more than its fair share to further the development of our futu...

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09.29.09
Second-generation air-powered robot hand gets more sensitive
09.29.09

Second-generation air-powered robot hand gets more sensitive

Accordions and robots don't seem to have much in common -- although an accordion-playing robot woul...

By T. Stevens,   09.29.09
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07.18.09
Laser-equipped Virginia Tech dirt buggy can be driven by the blind
07.18.09

Laser-equipped Virginia Tech dirt buggy can be driven by the blind

And you thought those self-driving whips in DARPA's Urban Challenge were hot stuff. As the mighty Ho...

By D. Murph,   07.18.09
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05.07.09
Robotic hand controlled by compressed air grasps the concept of delicacy
05.07.09

Robotic hand controlled by compressed air grasps the concept of delicacy

The Robotics and Mechanisms Laboratory (AKA the RoMeLa Project) at the College of Engineering at V...

By L. Dziuban,   05.07.09
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10.15.08
Video: Virginia Tech's IMPASS robot has spokes, but no rims
10.15.08

Video: Virginia Tech's IMPASS robot has spokes, but no rims

It's been a few years since we saw an early, fledgling render of IMPASS, the Intelligent Mobility P...

By T. Stevens,   10.15.08
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09.18.08
Researchers develop world's smallest ultra-wideband antenna
09.18.08

Researchers develop world's smallest ultra-wideband antenna

It's hard to say if ultra-wideband (UWB) will catch on (or get squashed by WHDI) in the wireless HD...

By D. Murph,   09.18.08
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