Robots for you

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Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute has a slideshow of robots made by its Field Robotics Center. Robots!

Pictured is a winterized version of its Nomad rover, designed to search for and classify meteorites in Antarctica.

Robots at the FRC [CMU]

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3 Responses to Robots for you

  1. Anonymous says:

    Does ‘winterized’ mean ‘covered in snow’?

  2. muteboy says:

    That looks like something off the Concept Ships sci-fi art blog. Very cool.

  3. dculberson says:

    I think ‘winterized’ means ‘prepared for severe cold weather.’ I took it to mean that the standard Nomad couldn’t handle the arctic temperature and precipitation, but the winterized version can.

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