Wednesday, February 17, 2016
FAU to Develop Robotic Boats with a ‘Mind of Their Own’

Robotic boats that can move, think and make decisions on their own to help humans may be closer than you think. The College of Engineering and Computer Science has received an NSF grant for the project.  ..

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Friday, June 05, 2015
IHMC's Running Man captures 2nd at DARPA robotics competition

Three years of almost non-stop work paid off Saturday when the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition placed second in a $3.5 million global robotics competition held in Pomona, Calif. ..

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Wednesday, June 03, 2015
IHMC featured in TIME magazine: the Iron Man Challenge

An inside look at the Epic Struggle to build a robot that looks like us ..

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Wednesday, June 03, 2015
IHMC Robotics team heads to historic competition

The DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals, to be held June 5-6 in Pomona, CA will test 25 teams from around the world in a challenge course designed to emulate a disaster area where humans could not safely go. IHMC's team will be using the 6-foot-tall Atlas robot, built by Boston Dynamics but with the all-important controlling software designed by IHMC researchers. ..

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Saturday, November 15, 2014
Atlas Humanoid Robot Shows 'Karate Kid' Moves

Being able to control one's balance like this isn't just good for doing crane kicks. Staying upright on shifting grounds or regaining control after slipping is essential for basic movement around the world. We do it automatically, but building a robot capable of it (Atlas was created by Google-owned Boston Dynamics) and making control software precise enough (the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition programmed this bot, named "Ian") is no mean feat.  ..

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Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Discovery Channel To Feature IHMC Exoskeleton

An upcoming segment of The Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet program will feature a new exercise exoskeleton developed by researchers at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) in Pensacola. ..

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Tuesday, June 03, 2014
IHMC robot sets world speed record

A new land-speed record for legged robots was achieved on May 22 by researchers at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC). The HexRunner robot reached an estimated 30-33 mph on an open course, without any support tethers. The record-setting run was filmed by the Discovery Channel, which is expected to broadcast it later this summer. ..

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Wednesday, April 02, 2014
IHMC Open House Celebrates National Robotics Week

Some of the most advanced robots in the world will be on public display Thursday, April 10, at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition Robotics Lab, part of the nationwide celebration of the fifth annual National Robotics Week (April 5-13).  ..

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
IHMC Robotics featured on CNN

The work of the IHMC Robotics team with the Atlas humanoid robot is featured in an episode of a new monthly CNN program, The Art of Movement. ..

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Dr. Bonnie Dorr joins IHMC as an associate director, senior scientist

Dr. Bonnie J. Dorr, a leading researcher in the field of natural language processing, is joining the Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC) as an associate director and senior research scientist at IHMC’s Ocala facility. ..

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