Fusion Energy

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Nuclear fusion is a promising source of massive and clean energy for humanity. The fusion fuels are abundantly available on the planet and the by-products of fusion reaction have low burden of waste for the future generations. ITER is an … continued

Nuclear Decommissioning

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Snake-arms laser their way Robots for confined spaces OC Robotics snake-arm robots are specifically designed to perform remote handling operations in confined and hazardous spaces. Snake-arm robots have a long, slender and flexible design, fitting effortlessly through small openings and … continued

Robots on the fields

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Autonomous systems entering arable farming Most agricultural processes in the field are characterised by a high share of cooperation between numerous machines. This can be particularly noticed during harvest season. Harvesters process crops, subsequently taken over by infield transport vehicles … continued

Inspection robots in the North Sea

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Underwater Inspection and Maintenance Subsea 7 is one of the world’s leading global contractors in seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services to the offshore industry. Subsea 7 provides technical solutions to enable the delivery of complex projects in all water depths. … continued

Autonomous cars

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Electric vehicles hold the promise of sustainable mobility for the years ahead. But current technology has significant limitations such as reduced driving ranges and long charging times. As such, today’s electric cars are not yet a realistic alternative to conventionally … continued

Robots care cows, ease job of farmers

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Agriculture faces enormous challenges over the coming decades, to keep pace with rapid population growth and to deliver qualitative and nutritious food at progressively more competitive prices. All this will need to be achieved in a sustainable way, by halving … continued

Robots in micro and nano scales

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Robots for Microscopes When objects become too small for the human hand to manipulate and interact, robots come into play and take over to assist the human operator. Robots? It is called miBot™ and it helps scientists and engineers from … continued

Legged robotic systems

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Legged robots are a great promise for future machines to achieve unperceived locomotion capabilities in all kinds of challenging terrain. Inspired by the mechanical principles of human and animal locomotion, a group of researchers at ETH Zurich started creating a … continued