Tag Results for Environmental Robots (3)

  1. Robots: The Big Picture

    Robots, robots, photos, photos! The Boston Globe has put together a massive robot photo extravaganza -- check it out here. It includes 32 photos of myriad robots of recent past and present, including the HAL exoskeleton, the Da Vinci surgical robot, Toyota's partner bots, our beloved Big Dog, coffee-making humanoid Justin, Harvest Automation's plant movers, and one of our all-time favorites, the orange inventory-carrying machines created by Kiva Systems. Meanwhile, National Geographic prepared its own slideshow -- inspired, I believe by WALL-E's well deserved Oscar for …

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  2. Robotic sniffer wins Imagine Cup 2008

    Students from Singapore's Nanyang Polytechnic university have won this year's Embedded Development invitational challenge of Microsoft's Imagine Cup 2008. Their solar powered robot, dubbed EMS (Environmental Monitoring System), processes air quality on the fly while autonomously navigating indoor and outdoor environments. It then transmits the air's Pollutant Standards Index (PSI), temperature and humidity wirelessly to a remote user. This year's finals in Paris saw 370 finalists chosen from a pool of more than 200,000 students from over 100 …

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