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Robot vehicle makes history for the farthest journey by an autonomous vehicle.
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An unmanned aerial drone was able to find a dummy of a missing bushwalker with no human intervention in what CSIRO believes is a world-first for a non-military drone.
The program will introduce children to an industry which is facing an increasing skills shortage...
However, the Australian mining industry is now facing reduced demand from Asia, which may upset some planned expansions in robotics.
Open Source. Huge (span of nearly 6 feet) computer-controlled robot arm/camera crane. Clean up your room or take cool videos.
I want it. Want. Want. Want. And wait - I'm time poor. I'll pay extra for not having to build it myself. This is the robot tipping point from science fair to startup. That's where robots become product not research, so it's not a given that anyone wants to build the business not the robot.
The Australian National Museum together with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation or CSIRO are working on a robot that will enable students to examine exhibits from different angles in a ...
A great write up of the recent UAV Outback Challenge 2012 from winning team, CanberraUAV. The team managed to successfully find a 'lost' person autonomously.
On September 22/23, we held the Australian Championships for RoboCup Junior. This year we saw over 140 teams and over 400 kids from all over Australia come to Canberra to show off their creations.
There have been other cardboard robots, even robot arms but this one is the first to combine functionality with affordability. Ihara reached his relatively modest Kickstarter goal of $10,000 with days to spare.
The potential of cardboard (or polyprolene) as a construction material needs more exploration!
FUTURISTIC technology normally used for military operations could soon be monitoring bathers and sharks off Australian beaches.