• Posts Tagged ‘rover’

    Robotic Minesweeper Keeps Humans Away From Danger

    by  • January 25, 2014 • Featured, News • 0 Comments

    University of Coimbra Minesweeping Robot

    Millions of landmines are still active around the world, with teams of dedicated humans attempting to clear the threat. Obviously this is a dangerous and time-consuming task, and that's why a team of researchers at University of Coimbra are attempting to automate this task through the use of a robotic minesweeper.

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    Watch This – Sentinel’s Day Out

    by  • January 15, 2014 • News, Videos • 0 Comments

    Sentinel is a robot “Rover” type like the one NASA has sent to Mars created by InnoTechnix. Inspired by the “Google Lunar X Prize,” is 6 wheeled robot, equipped with laser, stereoscopic sight mounted atop a rotating head and extendable neck and powered by solar panels. It also enjoys leisurely strolls through the park, and may have just found that special someone.

    Via: Reddit (User: TurboMan)