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Khronos Group Announces New Specifications, Standards Updates, Initiatives and Demonstrations at SIGGRAPH
Khronos demonstrates portable OpenXR apps on VR headsets from StarVR and Microsoft; NNEF 1.0 specification for Neural Network Exchange Released; New glTF extensions and ecosystem tools available; Khronos opens Education Forum to support academic programs teaching Khronos standards
Growing Adoption by Khronos members and expanding ecosystem of open source tools
• Ford employees in 15 plants globally who perform repetitive overhead tasks now have assistance from a new upper body exoskeletal technology • EksoVest is the latest example of advanced technology Ford is using to reduce the physical toll on employees during the vehicle assembly process, lessening the chance of worker fatigue, injury or discomfort • Since 2005, incidents in Ford's global facilities that resulted in lost time fell 75 percent; the 2018 incident rate was one of the lowest on record
A global average of 72% of respondents are in favor of robots using artificial intelligence to learn autonomously and respond to new situations. The same percentage would like robots to provide decision-making support, although control should never be relinquished by humans.
-Entertaining, Endearing, and Helpful, Pre-order the Pioneering Home Robot Today Exclusively on Kickstarter -Anki Focuses on Emotion as the Path to Mass Adoption of Affordable Home Robots
SMi reports: The UAV Technology conference agenda has been updated, download the brochure in the link below
Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, now offers a 3U, 3-slot OpenVPX backplane for small Mil/Aero and other applications where size, weight, and power is at a premium.
Annual Event to be Held in Broken Arrow Sept. 12-13
32 Teams Competing On the Battlefield With South China University of Technology Taking Home The Gold
Bringing Autonomous Boats to Life: Velodyne Supports the Next Generation of AV Developers With RoboNation Sponsorship
Velodyne LiDAR has partnered with RoboNation, donating skills, guidance, and sensors to this visionary non-profit organization and the engineers of tomorrow
First Draft of Standardization Roadmap to Be Reviewed September 20 in Washington, DC
SMi reports: UAV Technology conference Gold Sponsor SRC recently caught up with SMi Group to discuss their perspectives on advancements in the field of UAVs and counter-UAS capabilities
"Safety and data security are the foundation of everything that is being done in today's transportation industry," Alan Messer noted. "While flawless vehicles are an impossible objective it is something everyone in the industry is focused on achieving."
Global automation and robotics expert, ABB has announced the appointment of Darcy Simonis to the position of industry network leader for its food and beverage operations. She succeeds Markus Brettschneider, head of segment and account management who previously held the role.
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