mobile robots

Linda the robot stars on TV’s Gadget Man

A robot called Linda developed by computer scientists at the University of Lincoln, UK, has appeared on Channel 4’s Gadget Man. In the fourth series of the technology show, presenter Richard Ayoade test-drives new technological devices designed to make life easier. In an episode exploring the theme Health and...

Linda wins robot marathon!

Linda, the University’s robot from the STRANDS project, fought off five robots from across the EU to be crowned winner of last week’s Robot Marathon. From November 25 to November 29, the six robots from the EU STRANDS project battled it out for the title of last robot standing...

Insects inspiring new technology

Scientists from the University of Lincoln and Newcastle University have created a computerised system which allows for autonomous navigation of mobile robots based on the locust’s unique visual system. The work could provide the blueprint for the development of highly accurate vehicle collision sensors, surveillance technology and even aid...