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Autonomous boats could be your next ride

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Roboat II is a self-driving, passenger-carrying boat in development for use in the canals of Amsterdam. Work on these autonomous vehicles is led by Daniela Rus of MIT CSAIL and Carlo Ratti of the MIT Senseable City Lab.

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Autonomous boats could be your next ride

Autonomous boats could be your next ride

Roboat II is a self-driving, passenger-carrying boat in development for use in the canals of Amsterdam. Work on these autonomous vehicles is led by Daniela Rus of MIT CSAIL and Carlo Ratti ...

Autonomous boats can target and latch onto each other

Autonomous boats can target and latch onto each other

Fleet of “roboats” could collect garbage or self-assemble into floating structures in Amsterdam’s many canals.

Roboats, autonomous boats from MIT and AMS Institute, can connect for different applications

Roboats, autonomous boats from MIT and AMS Institute, can connect for different applications

Fleet of “roboats” could collect garbage or self-assemble into floating structures in Amsterdam’s many canals.

ROBOATS: MIT's Shape-Shifting Autonomous Boats

ROBOATS: MIT's Shape-Shifting Autonomous Boats

New capabilities allow “roboats” to change configurations to form pop-up bridges, stages, and other structures.MIT’s fleet of robotic…

MIT’s fleet of autonomous boats can now shapeshift

MIT’s fleet of autonomous boats can now shapeshift

MIT’s fleet of robotic boats has been updated with new capabilities to “shapeshift,” by autonomously disconnecting and reassembling into a variety of configurations, to form floating ...

6 ways location technology is making our cities better

6 ways location technology is making our cities better

From emergency response teams to public health, location technology is behind many improvements in cities all over the world.

MIT’s M-Block Robots Roll, Jump, and Flip to Form Structures

MIT’s M-Block Robots Roll, Jump, and Flip to Form Structures

We've seen engineers design some truly amazing robots that can walk, run, and even jump, but not all robots need to be so elaborate. MIT researchers have created a fleet of tiny robotic ...

First Woman Director At MIT CS AI Lab: “Want More Women In STEM? Inspire Them Early.”

First Woman Director At MIT CS AI Lab: “Want More Women In STEM? Inspire Them Early.”

To solve the gender inequality in technical roles, we need to kickstart our efforts in college or even high school. Daniela Rus, the first female director of MIT CSAIL (CS AI Lab) and the ...

MIT, Harvard Researchers Create Soft and Strong Robot Hand

MIT, Harvard Researchers Create Soft and Strong Robot Hand

Researchers from MIT and Harvard develop a cone-shaped origami robot hand that collapses in on objects, much like a Venus flytrap.

New robot hand is soft and strong

New robot hand is soft and strong

This motion lets the gripper grasp a much wider range of objects - such as soup cans, hammers, wine glasses, drones, and even a single broccoli floret. “One of my moonshots is to create a ...

COVID-19: This robot can disinfect a warehouse floor in just half an hour

COVID-19: This robot can disinfect a warehouse floor in just half an hour

The robot could cover a 4,000-square-foot space in just half an hour, neutralizing approximately 90% of the virus.