Robotics

Autonomous quadruped designed to team with soldiers

Imagine a small U.S. Special Forces team conducting covert operations in a hostile territory. The mission requires the team be limited in size, but able to carry extensive equipment, both explosive and inert, in order to ...

Robotics

Robots step up to ace those big bad cinder blocks

Well, each to his own taste. Kittens making friends with balls of yarn are absolute magnets for video surfers but a rival army of video clicksters can never max out staring at humanoids navigating where they want to go.

Robotics

Handle: Boston Dynamics robot on wheels performs on stage

(Tech Xplore)—Boston Dynamics videos never fail to wake people up to its high and mighty robots. The recent video that turned up on YouTube is a genuine attention-grabber. This time the robot's name is the Handle.