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Back on December 20-21, 2013, at the Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida, 16 teams from around the world submitted robots in the DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials. This challenge was created to observe the state of robotics and their potential use in disaster response.
Schaft, a Japanese-built robot, was the winner of the DARPA Robotics Challenge, which included a series of trials designed to see how humanoid robots could perform in disaster relief scenarios.
DARPA has awarded Surmet a $4.66 million option spread over 36 months for Phase II of DARPA’s Manufacturable Gradient Index Optics (M-GRIN) program.
Just over a week before the DARPA Robotics Challenge trials begin, NASA has unveiled its entry – a six-foot tall, humanoid robot named Valkyrie.
DARPA says it has plans to develop an ultimate spy satellite capable of viewing 40 percent of the Earth’s surface at once. It will record the Earth’s surface with high resolution imagery, making it a big asset for the military, as well as weather forecasters and disaster response teams.
Additive manufacturing, the technological innovation behind 3-D printing, has revolutionized the way we conceive of and build everything from electronic devices to jewelry to artificial organs.
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