Emerging Technologies for Evolving Missions: Engility Showcases Full Life Cycle of Innovation at AUSA 2016
Company to demonstrate revolutionary robotics, mobile training applications and soldier wellness solutions designed to support Army modernization
The three traffic channels of road, waterway and airspace for piloted aircraft can expect a new addition. Experts view flight corridors for unmanned aerial systems as the most likely new channel for managing the expected increase in unmanned air traffic.
Mindy Weisberger for Live Science: The robotics company iRobot, known for creating the autonomous and endearing Roomba vacuums, is taking steps to make a clean sweep of lionfish in the coastal waters of the Atlantic Ocean, with a robot designed to target and dispatch the invasive fish. A diving robot will enable individuals on the ocean surface to remotely zap and kill lionfish with electrical charges. The effort is meant to help curb the fast-growing populations of these voracious predators, which are recognized by environmental officials as a serious threat to marine ecosystems in the western Atlantic. The initiative to launch the lionfish-targeting robot is called Robots in Service of the Environment (RISE) and represents an iRobot partnership with organizations and volunteer experts in the fields of robotics, engineering and conservation. Cont'd...
Real-time cell tower inspections by intelligent drone with deep learning capabilities demonstrated at GPU Technology Conference
Features Dual View for Simultaneous First Person and Subject Matter Video Streams and Optional 4K UHD Thermal/Natural Light Camera
From Under the Sea to Up in the Air: Lockheed Martin Conducts First Underwater Unmanned Aircraft Launch from Unmanned Underwater Vehicle
"This effort marks a milestone in showing that an unmanned aircraft, surface vessel and undersea vehicle can communicate and complete a mission cooperatively and completely autonomously," said Kevin Schlosser, chief architect, unmanned systems technology, Lockheed Martin.
MultiGP to create custom designed Indoor Drone Race Course for IDE; Qualification Round to Take Place at SoCal Maker Convention
The millions of supplier-certified 3D CAD models available on TraceParts platform now shared with the DesignCockhi community
DesignCokhi, an online portal that provides specific support to mechanical design engineers, has now joined the TraceParts Publishing Network so as to seamlessly integrate TraceParts' entire CAD content on its website, thereby making millions of supplier-certified 3D CAD models available to its 20,000 members.
In the video, a specially trained lifeguard spots a drowning swimmer and immediately deploys a microdrones unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV, or drone) as another lifeguard rushes through the water to the victim's aid.
The company says that while autonomous cars and trucks receive a lot of attention, the complexities of driving at speed outdoors means that commercial viability is still a distant future.
Bob Violino for ZDNet: Autonomous robots can perform actions or complete tasks with a high degree of autonomy, which makes them ideal for applications such as space exploration or cleaning your living room carpet. Mobile robots are capable of moving from place to place. Put these capabilities together and you got a powerful machine that can handle lots of tasks in industrial environments such as factories, as well as in hospitals, hotels, and other areas. And, in fact, one of the more prominent trends in robotics today is the growing popularity of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), with new vendors jumping into the market and sales on the rise. AMRs are modular, self-driving mobile robots that can be used for a variety of business applications, such as locomotion, mapping, navigation, and inspection. Cont'd...
Fifth-Generation CEVA Imaging & Vision Technology Simplifies Delivery of Powerful Deep Learning Solutions on Low-Power Embedded Devices
- Comprehensive Vision Platform Incorporates New CEVA-XM6 DSP Core, Hardware Accelerators, Neural Network Software Framework, Software Libraries and a Broad Set of Algorithms - Enables Embedded Neural Networks for Mass Market Intelligent Vision Applications - Targeted for Autonomous Driving, Sense and Avoid Drones, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Smart Surveillance, Smartphones, Robotics and More
Velodyne Europe GmbH will Provide Technical Sales, Service and Engineering Support to Europe, Middle East, and Africa
New business ecosystem brings together global forerunners and agile ICT start-ups to develop first autonomous shipping solutions in the world.
Ghost Minitaur™ is a patent-pending medium-sized legged robot highly adept at perceiving tactile sensations. Its high torque motors, motor controllers, and specialized leg design allow this machine to run and jump over difficult terrain while actively balancing, climb fences, and rapidly reorient from falls. High-speed and high-resolution encoders let the robot see and feel the ground through the motors and adapt faster than the blink of an eye. Full Press Release:
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