Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The cooling factor

Scientists at Purdue University have developed a white paint that reflects up to 98.1% of sunlight. See:  https://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2021/Q2/the-whitest-paint-is-here-and-its-the-coolest.-literally..html

Saturday, October 16, 2021

The multimodal locomotion effect

https://youtu.be/H1_OpWiyijU 

https://aerospacerobotics.caltech.edu

https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/scirobotics.abf8136

Thursday, August 5, 2021

The stair climbing concept

https://www.instagram.com/p/CNaHG-wHpUk

Thursday, April 22, 2021

The collaboration principle

Coordinated UAV lifting of larger packages: rh.gatech.edu/news/645616/control-system-helps-several-drones-team-deliver-heavy-packages

Monday, January 4, 2021

The obstacle reconfiguration

Brick Experiment Channel demonstrates a robotic climber:

Testing a Lego car against different obstacles and improving it until it becomes a capable climber. Demonstrates what you need to consider: wheel diameter, gear ratio, 4-wheel drive, tire grip, breakover angle, weight distribution.

Quite the climber!

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Autonomy is system-level technology

 An interdisciplinary approach is required to design and develop autonomy into systems. more

Friday, August 14, 2020