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Week 3 Dorminey Miles Schneider Anth 2030

Published on Nov 18, 2015

Forbes article


Week 3 Dorminey
Miles Schneider

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Archaeologists are using a 'modular robotic snake'
to explore a 4000 year old site in a Red Sea cave.

The robot even has an artificial skin to protect it from sand and can climb poles!

Four Fundamendtals - Carnegie snake Robotics

  • Mechanism Design
  • Path Planning
  • Motion Control
  • Estimation

Technical Hurdles

  • Range limited by length of cables
  • Not commercially available
  • Militarization potential
Photo by tommaync