Walking Robot Relies On Drone For Navigation Suppport03

This walking robot relies on a hexacopter to navigate rough, irregular terrain

In today’s world, we are constantly surrounded by automatons, be it cell phones, computers or even the humble wrist watch. Despite immense technological advances, in recent decades, scientists have not yet been able to develop walking robots that can independently traverse rough, irregular terrain, without faltering. To that end, the researchers from Autonomous Systems Lab at ETH…

Archaeologists use drones to monitor looting of Fifa, a Bronze Age site in Jordan

For the uninitiated, the 'Landscapes of the Dead Research Project' is an ongoing endeavor for detailed analysis of the Early Bronze Age archaeological scope (from 3500-2000 BC) at numerous sites, including an important one at Fifa, Jordan. To that end, the Fifa site has revealed over thousands of tombs (estimated to be over 10,000) that…

Rapere Drone is being developed to hunt down other ‘intrusive’ drones

Previously, we had fleetingly mentioned how drones now come dime a dozen, barring a few exceptions. As a matter of fact, the predicament now encompasses a flurry of such airborne contraptions buzzing around uninvited, and sometimes making dangerous sweeps down inhabited areas. So, how to defend against a swarm of mechanized drones, if you don't…

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