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SkySpecs

Students form SkySpecs, LLC to produce autonomous aerial vehicles

The SkySpecs robot will designed for use by end users and will be controlled via a touchscreen tablet.|Short Read
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Cockroaches and Robots: Reverse engineering the balance systems of animals

These new insights could one day help engineers design steadier robots and improve doctors’ understanding of human gait abnormalities.|Medium Read
Shai Revzen

Translating animal movement into better robotic design

Revzen believes that his findings can be used to engineer better man-made devices, including prosthetic limbs and complete robots.|Short Read
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Two-legged robot walks outside at U-M

With prosthetic feet and hips that can swing sideways for stability, the University of Michigan’s newest two-legged robot has taken its first steps outside.|Medium Read
Helicopter robot

MAAV student team places first in IARC competition with robotic quadrotor

The MAAV team, which was founded in 2009, was one of only two to successfully maneuver and map the set course with their unmanned aerial vehicle.|Short Read
Robotic boat

Team UM::Autonomy are champions again

The interdisciplinary team went into the competition with a new electrical and vision system, and an advanced control system.|Short Read
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Robots Building Better Maps: For robots and other mechanical creatures

Nick's primary research involves creating algorithms that decipher what the cameras and lasers are detecting to generate a map. |Short Read
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Autonomous underwater robots

Inspection of ship hulls and offshore marine structures using autonomous underwater vehicles has emerged as a unique and challenging application of robotics.|Short Read
MABEL in box

MABEL the bipedal robot

MABEL, at one time the world's fasted running bipedal robot, now sits in the biomechanics exhibit at the Chicago Field Museum.|Short Read
Jessy Grizzle

Jessy Grizzle named IFAC Fellow

Grizzle is well-known in the robotic community for his work with the bipedal robot MABEL, and has worked in the automotive industry for over two decades.|Short Read
RABBIT

Run, RABBIT, run!

Today, no other biped machine walks faster, is as stable, or varies its walking speed so adroitly.|Medium Read