Search

Search Term: DARPA.  Results: 58.


DARPA’s Gill Pratt: Cloud Robotics Next Big Thing
By RT Staff · 15 June, 2015 • Dr. Gill Pratt, the man behind the DARPA Robotics Challenge, discusses what's next for robotics and how robots will soon learn from each other.
Why So Many Robots Struggled with the DARPA Challenge
By Steve Crowe · 9 June, 2015 • The DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals highlight some of the potential issues of human-robot collaboration.
What AI Can and Can’t Do: DARPA’s Realistic View
By Steve Crowe · 21 February, 2017 • Is artificial intelligence a risk to humanity? DARPA weighs in on what it AI can do, what it can’t do, and where it is headed.
7 Things We Learned After the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals
By Steve Crowe · 9 June, 2015 • The DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals have come and gone. Here are some of the most important takeaways from the ultimate robot competition.
DARPA Robotics Challenge: Meet the 24 Finalists
By RT Staff · 2 June, 2015 • The DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals take place June 5-6 in Pomona, California. Meet the 24 robots vying for a $2 million top prize in the ultimate robot competition.
MIT’s Cutting-Edge Approach to Robot Control for DARPA Finals
By Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office · 11 June, 2015 • MIT didn't win the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals, but the team still feels victorious after developing and testing its cutting-edge algorithm to control robots.
14 Epic Fails from the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals
By Steve Crowe · 8 June, 2015 • A robot uprising seems like science fiction after seeing these falls and fails from the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals.
Watch 4 Robots Conquer a DARPA Finals Test Course
By Steve Crowe · 3 June, 2015 • Team WPI-CMU, Team KAIST, Team MIT, and Team IHMC send their humanoid robots through a simulated course to preview what's to come in the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals.
DRC-Hubo Humanoid Dominates DARPA Finals
By Steve Crowe · 8 June, 2015 • The DRC-Hubo robot from Team KAIST was much faster than the other robots at the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals, completing the eight tasks in a time of 44 minutes, 28 seconds to win the $2 million grand prize.
How Will President Trump Affect Robotics Industry?
By Oliver Mitchell · 11 November, 2016 • As tempers settle, we all are hoping to find out what "Make America Great Again" really means from President-elect Donald Trump. Hopefully it has something to do with robotics.
DARPA Team’s Goal: Build Robot with Capabilities of 2-Year-Old
By RT Staff · 16 June, 2015 • Lockheed Martin's Team TROOPER says "one of our goals was to work toward a robot with the capabilities of a two-year old ... but like a two-year old, there's definitely some misbehavior in these robots. They don't always do what we tell them to."
Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot weighs 330 pounds and can balance on one leg
By RT Staff · 1 November, 2014 • Atlas is back. While the robot itself may be from Google-owned Boston Dynamics, the balance algorithm is from IHMC (Institute for Human and Machine Cognition) who's worked with the robotics company to get the six foot two biped walking better. IHMC has a strong track record in DARPA's Robotics Challenge, coming first in computer simulations and second in real-life field trials.
MIT Helping NASA Build Valkyrie Robots for Space Missions
By RT Staff · 17 November, 2015 • MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory is one of just two institutions who will receive “R5,” a six-foot, 290-pound humanoid robot also known as “Valkyrie” that will serve on future space missions to Mars and beyond.
A Look Back: Major Changes in Robotics Since 2007
By Emmet Cole · 23 September, 2015 • As Robotiq prepares for RoboBusiness 2015, it's a good time to consider some of the major changes in the world of robotics since 2007, the year it first attended RoboBusiness.
NASA Valkyrie Robots Prepare for Life on Mars
By Oliver Mitchell · 17 June, 2016 • NASA originally designed Valkyrie to compete in DARPA’s Disaster-Relief Robotics Contest in 2015, but after losing the competition, NASA pivoted to craft their robots into a new kind of space mechanic.

Editors’ Picks

Japanese Startup GROOVE X Goes Viral as Teaser for LOVOT Robot
GROOVE X is teasing its LOVOT companion robots that are scheduled to...

What Humanoid Backflips Mean for Robot Agility
In just 24 months, machine agility has gone from the Keystone Kops, to...

Artificial Muscles Give Soft Robots ‘Superpowers’
Researchers have created origami-inspired artificial muscles that allow soft robots to lift...

RoboBusiness Europe 2018 Registration Opens
Registration is now open for RoboBusiness 2018, which takes place Feb. 14-15 in...