March 10, 2011

Navy Wants Robot Swarms


If the US Navy has its way, swarms of semi-autonomous robots will build objects in the field. Each robot will have a specific task, such as picking and placing, joining components or removing trash. Collectively, they will cooperate with each other to create a finished product. Phase One of the project requires about $60,000, more than enough to get the first aggregate to secretly plot the eventual demise of humans.

Via Digital Trends

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at March 10, 2011 10:25 AM
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