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DARPA Robotics Challenge Participants Getting Ready For A Showdown
2013-08-27 11:33:05

The Robotics Challenge is a competition being held in December that allows engineers to essentially give a humanoid robot the brains to perform a certain task. Teams will have to create customized software, as well as other robot platforms for the competition.

DARPA Hopes To Retrieve, Reuse Components From Dead Satellites
2011-10-22 04:43:28

DARPA has announced a new program that would recycle parts from non-functioning satellites to help save money when constructing replacement satellites.

2011-06-21 12:06:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International is leading a team to design a visual intelligence system, known as VIGIL (Visual Intelligence Grounded in Learning), to enable a new era in unmanned robotic surveillance. The SRI team is being funded through the U.S.


Word of the Day
tapinage
  • The act of lurking; skulking about; hiding; keeping from sight.
The word 'tapinage' comes French 'se tapir' meaning 'to crouch, squat'.