The robot response to the Fukushima crisis becomes increasingly multinational as France and the U.S. send more machines to Japan.
Researchers devise a way for Micro Air Vehicles to fly in GPS-denied areas without getting lost or crashing.
Researchers at Japan's Chiba University have unveiled an MAV modeled on a hummingbird. Designed for rescue, it flaps its wings 30 times per second.
The U.S. Air Force has funded a research project that attempts to determine how to build small flying robots that can have high degrees of avian-like control.
Automotive News reports on Ford's efforts to keep its C-Max model from being labeled a minivan when it gets imported to the U.S.
A month after the historic quake in Japan, robots and remote-controlled vehicles are getting to work at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
iRobot PackBots are working their way through the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, and recording the first look inside.
Continuing aftershocks, darkened shopfronts, and the radiation threat make life in the metropolis a dizzying experience.
High-concept MAV takes off with fixed wings and counter-rotating propellers, allowing it to operate with high aerodynamic efficiency--even in adverse conditions, according to its creator.
Small flying robot called the Pelican can navigate the interiors of buildings autonomously, proving it can outperform military technology.