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Google Pulls Out of DARPA Robotics Challenge

Google Pulls Out of DARPA Robotics Challenge

Google has pulled its HRP-2 Schaft robot from the DARPA Robotics Challenge to focus on a robot available to consumers. The Schaft robot easily won the qualifying round and was the frontrunner to win the $2 million competition.

WPI Surgical Robot Guided by MRI Images

WPI Surgical Robot Guided by MRI Images

WPI is developing a surgical robot to be used inside an MRI machine. Guided by real-time feedback, the robot can position a high-energy, interstitial focused ultrasound probe exactly at tumors, delivering optimal surgical results.