It's too early to tell whether the record-breaking pace of 2015 fundings for robotic startups and the number of acquisitions will carry over into 2016, nevertheless here are the transactions that happened in February
After 23 years of operating private jets for business and leisure travelers, Mountain Aviation is expanding its product offering into the newly regulated field of commercial Drone operations.
RE2 Robotics Founder, Jorgen Pedersen, Named Carnegie Science Start-up Entrepreneur Award Winner for 2016
Pedersen was selected from a field of highly qualified candidates by a committee of his peers in the Pittsburgh science and technology community.
Produced by UAS Magazine, Lone Star UAS Test Site and Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX). Texas UAS Summit will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of the current state of the unmanned aircraft systems industry.
Joan Lowy for PHYS.org: Self-driving cars are "absolutely not" ready for widespread deployment despite a rush to put them on the road, a robotics expert warned Tuesday. The cars aren't yet able to handle bad weather, including standing water, drizzling rain, sudden downpours and snow, Missy Cummings, director of Duke University's robotics program, told the Senate commerce committee. And they certainly aren't equipped to follow the directions of a police officer, she said. While enthusiastic about research into self-driving cars, "I am decidedly less optimistic about what I perceive to be a rush to field systems that are absolutely not ready for widespread deployment, and certainly not ready for humans to be completely taken out of the driver's seat," Cummings said. It's relatively easy for hackers to take control of the GPS navigation systems of self-driving cars, Cummings said. "It is feasible that people could commandeer self-driving vehicles ... to do their bidding, which could be malicious or simply just for the thrill of it," she said, adding that privacy of personal data is another concern. Cont'd...
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Companies failing to upgrade ageing IT systems will struggle to survive as the Internet of Things momentum gathers pace
Following on from the flight zone at INTERGEO 2014 in Berlin, interaerial SOLUTIONS last year celebrated its première as an integrated topic platform at INTERGEO. At INTERGEO 2016 in Hamburg, interaerial SOLUTIONS will run as a free-standing UAS platform for the first time.
Updated vehicle features unparalleled technology and advanced capabilities
1,400 visitors at the leading specialist conference on additive manufacturing methods
Will also launch Delair-Services to provide "all inclusive" drone solutions for major industrial groups
FRC teams across the world are using tools WPI helped develop, including 40 teams this weekend in Worcester
The boom can be fitted with up to 80 different tools, including hydraulic hammers, cutting discs, clamps, and buckets.
Incorporating Velodyne LiDAR's HDL-32E Sensor, OWL Technology from LSA Autonomy to Dramatically Transform Oversize Transport Industry
System Marks Major Leap Forward in Detection of Overhead Obstacles
Free Report Provides Insight from UAV Experts on Important Developments for Commercial Drones
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maxon launches the next generation of positioning controllers - the EPOS4. A high performance module with detachable pin headers and two different power ratings. With a connector board, the modules can be combined into a ready-to-install compact solution. Suitable for efficient and dynamic control of brushed and brushless DC motors with Hall sensors and encoders up to 750 W continuous power and 1500 W peak power. The modular concept also provides for a wide variety of expansion options with Ethernet-based interfaces, such as EtherCAT or absolute rotary encoders.