Northeastern University researchers have developed the Hydrilla Hunter, a robot designed to detect invasive plants in rivers.
Robots at Northeastern University run the technological gamut, from NASA research to systems that could help the seafood industry.
In the MassTLC 5G Robotics Challenge, teams are working to develop robots for industrial and other uses. They will have access to resources from Ericsson, Verizon, and Waypoint Robotics.
New England is known for being an excellent source of lobster and other seafood. But while fishing is done locally, much of the processing is outsourced to other countries. A lack of local manpower means scallops caught off the coast of Massachusetts might travel to China or India for processing before they appear on your…