Featured Image: THOR (Tactical Hazardous Operations Robot), a bipedal, electromechanical humanoid.Team THOR is a Track A participant in the DARPA Robotics Challenge. SOURCE: Team THOR.
The development of robots capable of operating in a melange of disarray and hazards will allow relief agencies to reduce the danger to disaster victims and first responders alike. This is the goal of DARPA’s multi-year Robotics Challenge, which in December will pit a variety of robots and software against a series of eight real-world tasks that might be encountered in actual disaster situations. . . Read Complete Report w/photos and videos.
From Darpa: The DARPA Robotics Trials December 20-21, 2013 at Homestead Speedway in Florida will be open to the public. Learn about event details here.
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