Searchandrescue,robot

10.27.14
Tiny tethered drone gives soldiers a view of the dangers ahead
10.27.14

Tiny tethered drone gives soldiers a view of the dangers ahead

Drones already give troops valuable data about enemies and devastated areas, but the existing vehi...

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08.05.14
These robots have x-ray vision, thanks to WiFi
08.05.14

These robots have x-ray vision, thanks to WiFi

These robots from the labs of a University of California, Santa Barbara professor might not be abl...

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08.19.13
JPL's RoboSimian flexes its robot muscles, haunts your nightmares (video)
08.19.13

JPL's RoboSimian flexes its robot muscles, haunts your nightmares (video)

Not content on landing several rovers on the surface of Mars, NASA's JPL team's been working on mo...

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03.21.12
Robot jellyfish feeds on its surroundings, looks for a job in underwater surveillance
03.21.12

Robot jellyfish feeds on its surroundings, looks for a job in underwater surveillance

We've seen plenty of robots inspired by nature, but this robot jellyfish developed by researchers...

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05.11.11
Sand-swimming robot gets vertical manipulation via doorstop-shaped head (video)
05.11.11

Sand-swimming robot gets vertical manipulation via doorstop-shaped head (video)

So it looks like a half-stuffed sock -- and it is, sort of -- but this sandfish-inspired search a...

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04.22.11
SARbot searches for victims underwater in Japan (video)
04.22.11

SARbot searches for victims underwater in Japan (video)

Joining the extended family of robots assisting with the relief effort in Japan, the Texas-based Ce...

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04.01.11
iRobot, QinetiQ machines to assist in Japan relief effort
04.01.11

iRobot, QinetiQ machines to assist in Japan relief effort

A few weeks ago, it looked like robots would play a relatively small role in recovery efforts follo...

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03.26.11
iMobot creeps, crawls, cranes its way into our hearts (video)
03.26.11

iMobot creeps, crawls, cranes its way into our hearts (video)

It may not look like much, but this little modular robot's got the stuff to give Keepon a run for i...

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