Carnegie Mellon Robot Finishes Third In DARPA Robotics Challenge

POMONA, Calif.‹CHIMP, a four-limbed robot designed and built by Carnegie Mellon University¹s Tartan Rescue Team, finished third and won $500,000 Saturday at the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC), a two-day event that pitted 24 of the world¹s most advanced robots against each other in a test of their ability to respond to disasters. During its best […]

Adding more autonomy to Robots

In a new research and development project undertaken by DARPA, even more level of autonomy is aimed for robots. The goal of the project is to create robots that will be able to perform more advanced tasks by themselves, requiring only a high level of supervision from humans. The project team is divided into two, […]