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October 2014
Head of CENTCOM
Visits NREC

October 2014
Avatar
Teleoperation

October 2014
Robotic Operating
Table Assistant

October 2014
PennDOT and NREC Talk Robotics

September 2014
Autonomous Vessel
Path Planning

September 2014
Mayor Peduto
Tours NREC

September 2014
NREC Takes
to the Water!

August 2014
Cargo UGV for
Route Clearance

June 2014
DARPA Announces Robotics Challenge Finals

June 2014
NREC Going to LaunchCMU: Silicon Valley

2014 News Stories

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NREC in the News

BBC
Robot tests on nuclear sites as UK ramps up research
(CHIMP pictured)

Fox
Oshkosh Defense Developing Unmanned Mine Sweeping Trucks

The Wall Street Journal
Sikorsky and National Robotics Engineering Center Partner for Matrix™ Application to Demonstrate U.S. Army Autonomous UGV Delivery

The Wall Street Journal
US Office of Naval Research Continues Cargo UGV Project

CBS News
Maybe not sci-fi, but robots readied for big tests

CMU Press Release
DARPA Selects Carnegie Mellon’s Tartan Rescue Team
For Funding To Prepare For 2014 Robotics Challenge

Daily Journal
Carnegie Mellon robot places 3rd in national
Defense Department tests, Japanese team 1st

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
CMU's CHIMP to go where humans shouldn't

New Pittsburgh Courier
CMU robot places 3rd in national competition

Akihabara News
"Japanese Robots: ASIMO's Nemesis Grows Stronger;
Will Honda Respond?
"

Canadian Manufacturing
"Robotiq’s Adaptive Gripper is a key component of
Carnegie Mellon University’s CHIMP robot...
"

CMU Press Release
Carnegie Mellon Four-Limbed Robot Will Compete In
DARPA Robotic Challenge Trials This December

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Defense dollars aid Carnegie Mellon’s robotics research
(Autonomous Manipulation [ARM-S])

AirForceTimes.com
Laser-Firing Robots Strip Paint from Fighters

MINING.com
Agreement on Development of Mining Robots

Science Business
Carnegie Mellon, Anglo American Partner on Mining Robotics

Britain News.net
British Mining Firm Teams with CMU to Develop Robots

Equities.com
Anglo American PLC and Carnegie Mellon University Sign
Master Agreement for Robotics Development

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.com
CMU, London-based Firm Reach Deal on Robot Tech

Pittsburgh Business Times
British Mining Firm Teams with CMU to Develop Robots

Homeland Security News Wire
Four-Legged Robotic Mule Now Voice-Controlled
(NREC Developing an Interface for LS3.)

Unmanned Systems Technology
DARPA Trials Semi-Autonomous Robot Pack Mule

Gizmodo
The Military Has Enlisted a Laser-Wielding, Paint-Stripping Robot

R & D Magazine
Robotic laser system strips paint from aircraft, saving money and time

Phys.Org
Team to develop robotic laser system to strip paint from aircraft

Gizmag
Prototype robots autonomously strip paint from aircraft using lasers

EurekAlert
CMU and CTC to develop laser system to strip paint from aircraft

BBC
Richard Hammond's "Miracles of Nature"
("Miracles of Nature" a BBC production hosted by Top Gear's
Richard Hammond, includes a segment featuring CARGO technology.)

CMU Press Release
NREC Will Help Develop Autonomous Submarine-Tracking Vessel

Robots.net
Autonomous Submarine Program
(NREC mentioned)

Yahoo!
Robots Assemble for Military's $2 Million Challenge

Pittsburgh Business Times
3 Pittsburgh teams part of DARPA's robotics challenge

NBC News
Meet the Hall of Fame's robot rookies
(BigDog, 2/3 down the page, is a new inductee.
NREC is providing sensing and perception for LS3,
the successor to BigDog.)

DARPA
DARPA Robotics Challenge Press Release
(Article mentions NREC)

Scientific American
GPS-Free Tech Can Track Miners' and Soldiers' Boots Underground
(GPS-Free Positioning [MINT])

Journal of Petroleum Technology
Sensabot: A Safe and Cost-Effective Inspection Solution.
(PDF Version, p. 34)

YouTube
DARPA & Boston Dynamics LS3 Video
(NREC is providing sensing and perception for LS3)

CNN
The Mule Bot Walks Again

ABC News
Four Legged Robot Could Help Military Handle Rough Terrain

Spectrum
Latest LS3 Alphadog Prototypes Get Less Noisy, More Brainy

Stars and Stripes
Intelligent, autonomous robots set to change combat landscape
(Article quotes NREC's Tom Pilarski)

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Mars Rover Powered by ‘Little Bits’ of CMU

SmartPlanet
In Life-Threatening Mines, a High-Tech Safety Net
(Article quotes NREC Director Tony Stentz)

Keystone Edge
When Robots Rule the World, They'll Come From Pennsylvania

Office of Naval Research
Sidd Srinivasa wins Naval Research Young Investigator Award

Wired
Autonomous Cars Through the Ages
(Featuring Urban Challenge winner Boss)

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Robots Open a Whole New World to Girl Scouts
(Girl Scout Team Takes Part in First Lego League Tournament at
NREC, organized by the Robotics Academy)

Voice of America Persia
CMU Robotics Feature
(Includes ARM-S)

Voice of America Persia
CMU Robotics Feature
(Includes Urban Challenge)

National Geographic
Making Robots Human
(Features an interview with NREC's Sidd Srinivasa)

Automotive-Fleet
2013 Cadillac XTS to Feature Active Safety & Driver Assistance System
(GM sensor fusion technology developed through the company's experience with Urban Challenge winner Boss, an autonomous Chevrolet Tahoe GM created in partnership with Carnegie Mellon.)

OEM Off-Highway
Operation Unmanned Machine
(NREC is collaborating with Oshkosh on this project)

Shell
A Bionic Inspector Rolls in; Shell Sensabot Video on YouTube

National Geographic
Chariot Robotics, LLC
EnvirobotTM(Paint Stripping project page) featured on National Geographic Channel's Worlds Toughest Fixes

DARPA
LS3 Photo Showing NREC Sensor Head

Wired
LS3 Video Showing NREC Sensor Head

Popular Mechanics
NREC's Drew Bagnell on "Real Steel," Remote Control & Autonomy

Fox News
John Deere's Battle Gear

Boston.com
Dragon Runners sent to Japan for nuclear clean-up

DARPA
"DARPA Kicks Off Maximum Mobility and Manipulation (M3) Program"

OurRegionsBusiness Channel, YouTube
"Accelerating Commercialization of Robotics Technologies"

Information Week
"DARPA Expands Robotics Program"

Washington Times
"Self-driving Car on Road out of Science Fiction"

Akhbar
CMU-Qatar's campus magazine

A New Method of LNG Pipe Inspection
PDF

Pittsburgh Busness Times
CMU Spins Out New Robotics Company

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
CMU Robotics Spinoff to Create Products

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
CMU Moves Beyond Research To Manufacturing

deltaskymag
Lawrenceville and Talented Technology

Aerospace Engineering & Manufacturing Online
Home page depainting feature

"Activities include... design of an autonomous robot base by NREC"

BBC
"Down on the Farm with Robots"

Boston Globe
Crusher

Automotive Engineering Online
"U.S. Army TARDEC to showcase latest vehicles at SAE Congress"

The Economist
"[A]utomating the Business of Growing Fruit"

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"Movers and Shakers Look Towards the Future"


PIttsburgh Post-Gazette
Strawberry plant sorter "Sorts Plants for Less"

Popular Mechanics
Farm robotics overview

PIttsburgh Business Times
"CMU's National Robotics Engineering Center Working to Speed up the Commercialization Process"

US Army website
APD featured at TARDEC groundbreaking

Voice of America
"Robots Spread Seeds of Change in Fruit Orchards"

Merrit News
Military UGV Overview

New Scientist
"Robot Farmhands Invade Countryside"

Wired:
"700-ton Ground Bot PushesTrust Envelope"

Robot Magazine:
"Educational Robotics Comes of Age"
(Robotics Academy)

Signal Magazine:
"[NREC] Builds Robots with More Bang for the Buck"

Military & Aerospace Electronics:
"Crusher is a major improvement in unmanned ground vehicle capability..."


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