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NCCR Robotics researchers at EPFL have developed a drone with a feathered wing and tail that give it unprecedented flight agility. The northern goshawk is a fast, powerful raptor that flies effortlessly through forests. This bird was the design inspiration for the next-generation drone developed by scientists of the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems of EPFL, based in Lausanne …

The canton of Jura has for quite some time been a hub for the precision industry. Now, however, companies such as Sonceboz and Humard are increasingly looking towards the development of robotics. An event organized by the Switzerland Innovation Park Basel Area is focusing on the potential of this sector with regard to the transformation …

Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH) have developed a new hot-​wire cutting robot, RoboCut. It is able to carve complex shapes from a block in significantly fewer cuts than previous systems, as was reported in a press release. To achieve this, ETH researchers have integrated all aspects of the optimization calculations …