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Sandia’s Robot Rodeo provides training for bomb squads

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — For a dozen years, robotics experts from the national laboratories have shared their skill with first responders who use robots for hazardous tasks by coordinating annual training competitions to help prepare them for dangerous real-world situations. Next week, Sandia National Laboratories will host the 12th annual Western National Robot Rodeo, a weeklong, […]

Getting bot responders into shape

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories is tackling one of the biggest barriers to the use of robots in emergency response: energy efficiency. Through a project supported by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Sandia is developing technology that will dramatically improve the endurance of legged robots, helping them operate for long periods while […]