Tag Archives: military robotics

Multi Autonomous Ground-robotic International Challenge (MAGIC 2010)

It seems like yesterday when CMU won the DARPA Urban Challenge and Stanford the DARPA Grand Challenge. And yet, it was nearly 1.5 years ago when the most recent of the two concluded. A similar challenge event also took place in the UK and Google still has an ongoing Lunar X Prize. The Multi Autonomous… Read More »

Lockheed Martin exoskeleton: The Human Universal Load Carrier (HULC)

In the span of less than a year, exoskeletons have moved from science fiction to reality. In the last few months, several research and developments groups have unveiled working prototypes of exoskeletons. One example is the Sarcos exoskeleton designed for military use; another is Honda’s robotic legs recently announced; third, Cyberdyne’s HAL exoskeleton from Japan… Read More »