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  • response
  • The DARPA Robotics Challenge was created largely in response to the 2011 Fukushima nuclear meltdown , in which a crippled Japanese nuclear plant leaked 300 tons of radioactive water into the ground following a devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck the region . (yahoo.com)
  • The challenge was launched in 2011 in response to the meltdown of Japan's Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant after it was hit by a massive earthquake-spawned tsunami. (reuters.com)
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  • University
  • Our purification challenges in the Great Lakes region right now are different from the scarcity issues some of our colleagues at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev are addressing, but our combined experience will be a tremendous asset in turning early-stage technologies into innovative solutions that may have applications far beyond local issues," he said. (bio-medicine.org)
  • developments
  • The expansion of human capability through emerging technologies resulting from converging developments in advanced robotics, information technology, and the cognitive sciences has served as a point of fascination for literature and the box office alike, but it also is transforming the landscape of contemporary medicine, science, and technology. (essayempire.com)
  • Developments in robotics over the past few decades in manufacturing, shipping, and military applications have already begun to profoundly reshape these industries. (essayempire.com)
  • technology
  • It's very important to distinguish between what real robotics technology is like, and what you see in science fiction and film," he explained. (yahoo.com)
  • DARPA or its predecessors, has technology that is far more advanced than anything they would willingly make public. (federaljack.com)
  • come
  • Months and days are marked off by fans and supporters for big events and, for robotics watchers, June cannot come fast enough. (phys.org)
  • Time
  • The history of open source is replete with significant moments in time, and today Willow Garage would like to humbly submit our own milestone -- the announcement of the Open Source Robotics Foundation . (willowgarage.com)
  • announcement
  • In addition to the main challenge, individuals and teams will have the opportunity to contribute to open-source development of a disaster Simulator Platform (details of which will be made available in a future announcement). (mashable.com)
  • work
  • I see work on reasoning with abstractions about task strategies as the most important work we can be doing right now in robotics. (cmu.edu)
  • military
  • But considering past robotics purchased by the military , the government recognizes that bigger is not always more useful . (mashable.com)
  • DARPA is the branch of the U.S. Department of Defense responsible for experimenting with and developing new technologies for the military. (yahoo.com)
  • industry
  • All of the performers represent the best of the best in the robotics industry today and we are proud to be included in this program. (bizjournals.com)
  • Systems
  • We are seeing the payoff from the Urban Challenge now, as more carmakers are installing driving assistance and collision-avoidance systems. (bizjournals.com)
  • social
  • Additional attention is given to ethical considerations and social implications of these technologies, as well as to legal and other policy questions raised with respect to regulating robotics for the public good. (essayempire.com)
  • and conclude with a discussion of various social, legal, and ethical considerations raised by robotics. (essayempire.com)