DARPA Robotics Challenge


NASA creates ape-like robot for enhanced disaster response ~Michael Hatamoto, @TweakTown

The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) recently showed off its RoboSimian, an ape-like robot with four limbs that act as arms and legs. The RobotSimian is able to move across rough terrain, pick up objects, and better interact with its environment. Robot developers want to create new robotic designs that can be used following natural…