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DARPA Robotics Program Expands in Effort to Build a Better Bots

DARPA Robotics Program Expands in Effort to Build a Better Bots
by Shane McGlaun
DARPA wants, faster, easier, and cheaper robots Read more Mar 23 2011, 9:35am CDT
 

Carnegie Mellon Tartan Racing Boss Robot Car wins DARPA Challenge 2007

Carnegie Mellon Tartan Racing Boss Robot Car wins DARPA Challenge 2007
by Luigi Lugmayr
Carnegie Mellon University's Tartan Racing Boss robot car took first place in the DARPA Urban Challenge 2007 and brought home the $2 million check. The Boss robot car won against 11 autonomous vehicles on a course of... Read more Nov 5 2007, 12:18am CST
 

The Reverse Alarm Clock keeps Kids sleeping

The Reverse Alarm Clock keeps Kids sleeping
by Luigi Lugmayr
John Zimmerman, an associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University, has developed a clock to keep young children sleeping. The Reverse Alarm Clock consists of a moonset and sunrise calculator, a small circular wall... Read more May 11 2007, 9:20am CDT
 

The Ballbot

The Ballbot
by Luigi Lugmayr
Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University developed Ballbot a robot that moves around on balancing on a sphere. The tall and thin robot featuring the typical American non-humanoid looks has intelligent circuits to... Read more Aug 11 2006, 9:09am CDT
 

The Water Runner Robot

The Water Runner Robot
by Luigi Lugmayr
The Water Runner robot is being developed by assistant professor Metin Sitti at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. Professor Sitti's dream goal is actually to build an all terrain robot that can fly, move over... Read more Apr 26 2006, 11:00am CDT
 

Official Result: Stanford's VW Touareg Stanley Wins DARPA Grand Challenge 2005

Official Result: Stanford's VW Touareg Stanley Wins DARPA Grand Challenge 2005
by Luigi Lugmayr
So I won my bet, Stanford's Volkswagen Touareg 'Stanley' is the winner of the DARPA Grand Challenge 2005 and takes home the $2 Million price money. Right after the robot race it was still unclear who won, as the times... Read more Oct 10 2005, 1:11am EST
 

DARPA Grand Challenge 2005 Started

DARPA Grand Challenge 2005 Started
by Luigi Lugmayr
Update: Robot Cars Finish DARPA Grand Challenge 2005 The first autonomous vehicles are supposed to be on the course in Nevada as the start time is 4:30am PST. The DARPA Grand Challenge site promises web casts from... Read more Oct 8 2005, 12:00am EST
 

DARPA Grand Challenge 2005 Autonomous Vehicle Race

DARPA Grand Challenge 2005 Autonomous Vehicle Race
by Luigi Lugmayr
Apparently to avoid the debacle of last years DARPA Grand Challenge autonomous vehicle race, DARPA is pre-qualifying participants. DARPA chose 40 teams from 118 entrants now. From those 40 only 20 will actually be... Read more Jun 8 2005, 4:00am EST
 

All Robots break down in DARPA Grand Challenge Race

All Robots break down in DARPA Grand Challenge Race
by Luigi Lugmayr
Breaking News: All 15 autonomous ground vehicles in the 150-mile race (DARPA Grand Challenge) across the Mojave Desert failed within a few miles of the start today. Carnegie Mellon University's military Humvee made 7.4... Read more Mar 13 2004, 8:06pm EST
 

World's First Robot Receptionist

World's First Robot Receptionist
by Luigi Lugmayr
Carnegie Mellon University unveiled what it considers to be the world's first robot receptionist with a personality of her own. The blond receptionist, named "Valerie," dons a headset and interacts with people by... Read more Feb 18 2004, 10:42pm EST