Photos: Building an army of robots

Photos: Building an army of robots

Summary: DARPA and Carnegie Mellon University unveil Crusher--a new vehicle in the growing military fleet of robots on wheels.

TOPICS: Emerging Tech

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  • PackBot

    The PackBot from iRobot can climb stairs and carry a camera on its arm. The robot is already being used in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Dragon Runner

    The Dragon Runner, developed by Carnegie Mellon, is a four wheeled mobile ground sensor system that comes with a vehicle that can hit 20 mph, a control system and a handheld controller. The 21 pound vehicle can be activated in three seconds and can be thrown over a wall or around a corner.

  • Gladiator

    Carnegie Mellon University and United Defense Industries built the Gladiator, an unmanned vehicle with remote, unmanned scout, reconnaissance and surveillance capabilities.

Topic: Emerging Tech

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