Squishy Robotics in the News

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These Squishy Robots Can Survive A 600 Feet Fall

The squishy robots by Squishy Robotics are about two feet wide and feature video cameras and electronic sensors housed within a ball-shaped lattice of cables and rods that help provide a buffer to the sensitive gear from any hits such as falling to the ground after falling from a great height. The basic idea behind the squishy robots is to have these shape-shifting robots deployed from the aircraft that flies over areas that have been hit by earthquakes, spills of hazardous chemicals, or wildfires.

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Multiple Projects for U.S. Army

Squishy Robotics has just started working on two projects for the U.S. Army. Our company was recently competitively selected for a $108,000 U.S. Army development contract. We have also signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Soldier Center (CCDC Soldier Center) in Natick, Massachusetts.

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First Responders Get Life-Saving Sensor Readings, Video Surveillance

ISHN Magazine published two recent articles. The first provides an overview of Squishy Robotics and its technologies, and in the second, editor Dave Johnson describes how our robots “come to the rescue” in First responders get life-saving sensor readings, video surveillance. ISHN Magazine is published for safety and health professionals in high-hazard industrial and construction workplaces.

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Popular Mechanics: The Squishy Robots That Could Save the World.

This article in Popular Mechanics explains how work for NASA led CEO Alice Agogino to the realization that everything that made our robots perfect for space exploration—their autonomous sensing power, remote control capabilities, and unprecedented impact durability—made our robots perfect for Earth-based disaster responders.

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Smart Firefighting Podcast

CEO Alice Agogino was interviewed for Episode 54 of the Smart Firefighting Podcast. Listen to the podcast and read the article about how Squishy Robotics is providing groundbreaking innovations to reduce risks and save lives during emergencies and disasters.

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