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  • Chile and tsunami: what robots can do

    Posted by admin on Feb 27, 2010 at 9:41 am America/Chicago

    The news this morning of the Chilean earthquake continues to highlight the possibilities for robots to help in the response and recovery. Certainly the big...READ MORE

  • Living with Robots screened at Sundance

    Posted by admin on Jan 25, 2010 at 9:44 am America/Chicago

    Honda's short-film documentary, Living with Robots, was screened at the Sundance Film Festival on Jan 22, 2010. Rescue robot footage from CRASAR and director Robin...READ MORE

  • Why New Technologies Rarely Show Up at Disasters

    Posted by admin on Jan 21, 2010 at 11:01 am America/Chicago

    I’m getting a lot of questions about why wasn’t CRASAR, or any robotic technology, in Haiti. Interestingly, some of the questions indicate anger at agencies...READ MORE

  • Haiti: Prayers and best wishes

    Posted by admin on Jan 12, 2010 at 8:58 pm America/Chicago

    The Haiti earthquake is looking grim. At this point CRASAR has not been contacted about assisting and is unlikely to be.  The two USAID teams,...READ MORE

  • Robotics Rodeo at Ft. Hood

    Posted by admin on Sep 06, 2009 at 1:23 pm America/Chicago

    I had the good fortune to attend the Robotics Rodeo at Ft. Hood last week- a rodeo of unmanned ground robotics hosted by U.S. Army...READ MORE

  • Wildland firefighting, UGVs, and UAVs

    Posted by admin on Aug 13, 2009 at 6:09 pm America/Chicago

    I think UAVs for wildland firefighting is a good thing, honest! I'm at the AUVSI North America conference-- yesterday I gave two papers, one on...READ MORE

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