Scientists from the University of Lincoln and Newcastle University have created a computerised system which allows for autonomous navigation of mobile robots based on the locust's unique visual system.
The ability to track wildlife in natural environments while remaining undetected poses many technological challenges. The goal of CSIRO's "robotic stealthy tracking" project, however, is to directly address these challenges.
Taking a different approach to Google's self-driving cars, Oxford University has come up with a new autonomous car, which can drive itself, interact safely with other road users and can use roads efficiently.
Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has partnered with The LEGO Group to provide 3D interactive building instructions for LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3, a new platform designed to introduce a younger generation to the excitement of building and programming robots.
Researchers describe how an electrode array sitting on top of the brain enabled a 30-year-old paralyzed man to control the movement of a character on a computer screen in three dimensions and also to move a robot arm.
She's just 5'5" and quiet, but don't let her demure looks fool you - she's a ruthless killer who moves at the speed of light. Meet Tru-D, the newest member of Vancouver General Hospital's (VGH) Housekeeping and Infection Control teams.