back to article Spaniards trouser DARPA robotics cash

Spanish firm Erle Robotics has secured funding from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) as part of the Robotics Fast Track (RFT) programme. RFT's two goals are to "enable rapid, cost-effective development of new robotics capabilities designed to respond to, and even anticipate, quickly evolving needs in …

  1. Anonymous South African Coward Silver badge

    Rise of the Machines(tm)

    1. Chris G Silver badge

      RotM (non standard)

      ASystem requiring a cross application standardization of components from a country that makes 2.50m X 1.25m sheets in an infinite variety of ' sort of close to it' sizes.

      Regarding anticipation ' If we start that now it will run into siesta but if we don' t start it we have nothing to do........ Okay, we'll start siesta now, after (finishing siesta at normal time) we'll start it if it doesn't over run home time.'

      To be fair the same would have applied at Dagenham Ford factory in the '70s or 80s.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Terminator

    Hardware Robot Operating System (H-ROS)

    Also known as Linux, running on some sort of ARM64 chippery.

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