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Robots inspired by animals to be foot-soldiers in South Korea’s military by 2024- Technology News, Firstpost

By |May 15th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] tech2 News StaffMay 15, 2019 14:58:03 ISTImagine you're a soldier fighting the good fight. You've got weapons in hand and an enemy to watch for. Out of nowhere comes an odd-looking dog that starts firing at your clan moments later. Extreme, yes. But worldwide, much like in any other industry, robots are finding their feet in military defense, too. South Korea has [...]

The social animals that are inspiring new behaviours for robot swarms

By |March 28th, 2019|Robotics|

[ad_1] Termite team. Credit: 7th Son Studio/Shutterstock From flocks of birds to fish schools in the sea, or towering termite mounds, many social groups in nature exist together to survive and thrive. This cooperative behaviour can be used by engineers as "bio-inspiration" to solve practical human problems, and by computer scientists studying swarm intelligence. "Swarm [...]