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In the world of underwater robots, this is a team of pioneers. While most ocean robots require periodic communication with scientist or satellite intermediaries to share information, these can work cooperatively communicating only with each other. Over the past five years Kristi Morgansen, a UW assistant professor of aeronautics and astronautics, has built three Robofish…

What? Consider this Abstract from the patent: A software design process includes three elements–an object/component driven element, a situation/scenario driven element, and an arbitrator/communicator element that is logically interposed and serves as an intermediary between the object/component driven and the situation/scenario driven elements. Through an iterative communication process overseen by the arbitrator/communicator, software design can…

Dying Spirit

Seeing something die because it gets old and systems fail can be sad. Even if it is a robot.

[hat tip: Geekologie]

Latest Robot News

Zooillogiz has a must read post on robotic jellyfish. Here’s the video, but you must go read the post (and see another video) as well. Cool. But wait, there’s more…

We’re not sure what brand of batteries it was using, but the Cornell Ranger robot just kept going and going April 3 when it set an unofficial world record by walking nonstop for 45 laps — a little over 9 kilometers or 5.6 miles — around the Barton Hall running track. Developed by a team…

The Robots have been very quiet lately, have you noticed? This is probably because they have been chagrined by recent events only now being made public. Kevin Fahey, US Army program executive officer for ground forces … said there had been chilling incidents in which the [Combat Robots] had … attempted to train … 5.56mm…

You’ve already seen Johnny’s Wii Remote Hacks … and if you have not go and look. This is not about Wii, or video game, or anything like that. This is about transforming the relationship between technology and society. So if you missed Johnny Lee: Wii Remote hacks please go have a look. It is the…

Hat Tip: Zooillogix

“I can see!!!!” says space robot

New Robot Gets Eyes, Tools in Spacewalk from PhysOrg.com (AP) — Now that the space station’s new robot is fully assembled, astronauts prepared to attach the giant machine directly to the orbiting outpost for the first time on Tuesday. [...]