Institute for Human and Machine Cognition

OutRunner Kickstarter
1:26 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Local Engineers Develop A Robot For Everyone

OutRunner
Credit Robotics Unlimited

Scientists from the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition are developing the first remotely controlled running robot. The OutRunner is a biologically inspired robot designed to emulate running. Its six-legged design resembles the spokes of a wheel without the rim. Dr. Sebastien Cotton has been working as a research scientist at IHMC for the past four years. He is also CEO and founder of Robotics Unlimited, the company developing OutRunner.

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Institute for Human and Machine Cognition
5:05 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

IHMC Robotics Lab Opens Doors To Public

HexRunner
Credit Institute for Human and Machine Cognition

The Institute for Human and Machine Cognition will open its Robotics Lab to the public as part of the fifth annual National Robotics Week, which runs from April 5th through 13th this year. Douglas Stephen is a research associate at IHMC.

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IHMC Expantion
3:04 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Research And Robots Expanding In Downtown Pensacola

The Florida Institute For Human and Machine Cognition building on S. Alcaniz St.
Credit IHMC

A non-profit technology institute in Pensacola is set to begin a major expansion of its downtown campus. The Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition owns two acres of land bordered by Alcaniz, Romana and Flora Blanca Streets and is looking to bring its operations around the city together.

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Science & Technology
4:11 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

IHMC Scientist Recounts Mars Explorations In Award-Winning Book

Credit MIT Press

A researcher from the Institute of Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) was awarded the 2014 Gardner-Lasser Aerospace History Literature Award. The award honors the best original contribution to the field of aeronautical or astronautical historical non-fiction literature published in the last five years.

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IHMC - DARPA Robotics Challenge
5:48 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

IHMC Competes In DARPA Robotics Challenge Semifinals

Katya Ivanov WUWF Public Media

The semifinals of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Robotics Challenge will take place this weekend. The Institute for Human and Machine Cognition and other teams are programming robots to operate in disaster situations.

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Head Health Challange
3:35 am
Mon December 16, 2013

NFL's Head Health Challenge Has A Local Judge

Dr. Ken Ford who is joining a panel of eight judges for the NFL's Head Health Challenge II
Credit Institute for Human and Machine Cognition

Concussions are hot. With the amount of attention concussions have gotten recently you'd think they were just discovered in the last decade. Perhaps they were. Over the years the serious long term effects of even one concussion have become clear…and there are efforts to try to better detect and prevent concussions.

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