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Automated Micro-Particle Robotic Swarm for the Chemical and Mechanical Removal of Biofilms
Wirelessly activated iron oxide nanoparticles (IONPs) forming micro-robots that chemically and mechanically remove biofilms with high precision and efficacy by magnetic control. Positioning Statement:Medical device companies, cleaning device companies, health systems, and food manufacturers who need effective tools for controlling biofilm infectio...
Published: 8/1/2019   |   Inventor(s): Hyun Koo, Edward Steager, Elizabeth Hunter, Kathleen Stebe, Vijay Kumar
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Category(s): Agriculture, Food Science & Nutrition, Materials, Medical Devices
Robotics and Sensing for Precision Agriculture
Problem:Farmers face a number of challenges that reduce their yields. Plant diseases, water stress, and other conditions result in fewer crops brought to market, ultimately leading to economic losses. Many of these conditions are detected today with the human eye, but regularly surveying thousands of acres with human scouts is impractical and uneco...
Published: 5/19/2017   |   Inventor(s): Vijay Kumar
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Category(s): Hardware, Circuits, & Sensors, Imaging, Robotics, Software, Data, Algorithms, & Apps, Agriculture, Food Science & Nutrition
Flying Smartphones
Brief DescriptionThe onboard sensing and computing power of a smartphone can be used to control autonomous aerial vehiclesInventorVijay Kumar, Giuseppe Loianno, Yash Mulgaonkar (http://www.kumarrobotics.org/)ProblemMicro aerial vehicles capable of autonomous navigation are often expensive and intimidating for the inexperienced user. Much of the cos...
Published: 6/2/2016   |   Inventor(s): Giuseppe Loianno, Vijay Kumar, Yash Mulgaonkar
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Category(s): IT, Communication, & Networking, Robotics