UNC research center forms robotics research partnership

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  • The University of North Carolina at Charlotte's National Science Foundation Safety, Security and Rescue Research Center  signed a membership agreement with CoroWare Technologies.
  • The National Science Foundation also has research centers at the Universities of Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Denver, and the Charlotte research center's focus is on multi-disciplinary research that seeks to improve human safety, capability and well-being through the integration of data analysis with robotic and sensor systems.
  • Additionally, CoroWare has opened a robotics design and production facility in a nonprofit development center run by the university.

From the article:

A North Carolina institution will be working with a robotics firm to advance the field of applied robotics for public security, healthcare, and search and rescue. The National Science Foundation Safety, Security, and Rescue Research Center (SSR-RC), based at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte has signed a membership agreement with CoroWare Technologies, a technology company that produces custom robotics systems using open and commodity components. ...

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