On soft ground? Tread lightly to stay fast

Soft steps and large feet can allow animals and robots to maintain high speeds on very loose soil and sand. These findings offer a new insight into how animals respond to different terrain, and how robots can learn from them. On soft ground? Tread lightly to stay fast

A yacht that pilots itself

Driverless technology is making inroads in maritime shipping, search-and-rescue operations and security work. But it has been conspicuously The post A yacht that pilots itself has been published on Technology Org. A yacht that pilots itself

Shape-shifting robots? Child’s play

Alice Agogino calls it a “six-bar tensegrity structure,” but it’s actually modeled on a baby’s toy. It’s a contraption The post Shape-shifting robots? Child’s play has been published on Technology Org. Shape-shifting robots? Child’s play

Small Humanoid Robot / Smartphone

Robohon – is a small humanoid robot, which is more a phone of human shape, that can send/receive email The post Small Humanoid Robot / Smartphone has been published on Technology Org. Small Humanoid Robot / Smartphone