#Autonomous Systems

Pioneering the Future of Robotics: The CRADLE Centre Initiative

Long Read

In an ambitious move towards the future, engineering giant Jacobs and the University of Manchester have joined forces to establish a new international research centre. The Centre for Robotic Autonomy in Demanding and Long-lasting Environments (CRADLE) will develop innovative robotics and autonomous systems that will play a pivotal...

Meet LEONARDO – a bipedal robot who can ride a skateboard and walk a tightrope

Quick Read

Engineers at Caltech have developed a bipedal walking robot that can fly, tightrope, and skateboard. LEONARDO (LEgs ONboARD drOne, or LEO for short) works by combining two different locomotion mechanisms. The robot can achieves complex manoeuvres that require delicate balancing, such as walking on a slackline and...