Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Robots everywhere - latest from US projects

A couple of neat videos I came across today that show just how fast robotics are evolving.

First off the formation flying insect like nano-quadrotors from the GRASP Lab at the University of Pennsylvania. Here is pretty menacing formation flying mode:

And here trying to win our hearts playing the James Bond theme.

Second DARPA's BigDog support robot - looking just like a robotic mule.

At this rate I woudln't be surprised if the US Army has more robots than soldiers by 2030 - particularly if you also consider their Avatar project -

***Imported from old blog***