One of the core challenges in deploying groups of robots is programming them en masse. Harvard University has licensed its kilobot platform (kilo meaning thousands) so that researchers and hobbyists can use these simple, walking robots. The university is also working on a software system to update the software on several kilobots at once over a wireless network, making them more practical.
April 3, 2012 5:45 AM PDT
Photo by: Michael Rubenstein/Harvard University
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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