LIG Nex1 and a partner have offered to acquire 60% of industrial and defense supplier Ghost Robotics, which is valued at $400 million.
Researchers combined a crawling robot, wire-controlled cable car, and real-time monitoring system into a UGV.
The Cave Circuit, the third stage of the DARPA Subterranean Challenge, was completely virtual, enabling teams to test their software and simulated hardware configurations in difficult environments.
The U.S. Army has awarded $1.1 million in Phase II Small Business Innovation Research funding to RE2 Robotics to develop an Autonomous Casualty Extraction system.
Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the University of Michigan have developed a technique for a miniature antenna to enhance bandwidth for networking among multiple robots.