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Dare, the black lab, models the robot rescue gear developed by computer science professor Alex Ferworn (far right).

Ryerson’s robot and dog team takes second at science contest

The Ryerson project that combines rescue dogs and robots was a favourite with judges, but ultimately took second place when online votes were counted at a recent science competition. Canine Assisted Robot Technology, developed by Ryerson computer science professor Alex Ferworn and graduate student Jimmy Tran, was presented at the inaugural Science Slam in Washington D.C. Tuesday. First place went to […]

by May Warren· · News
Dare, the black lab, models the robot rescue gear developed by computer science professor Alex Ferworn (far right).

Rye professor, dog, and robot team up for rescue missions

Text by May Warren Camera by Anam Latif Dare, a 14-year-old black lab, dashes around a Ryerson classroom. Despite his age, he deftly dodges desks and chairs. He’s focused on his goal: finding a person hidden somewhere behind an overturned table. There hasn’t been an earthquake or a building-collapse, but if there were, Dare could save lives with the help […]

by May Warren· · News, On Campus