QinetiQ North America Partners with Persistent Systems to Integrate MPU5 Radios into Family of Unmanned Ground Robots
QinetiQ North America (QNA), a subsidiary of QinetiQ Group which delivers world-class technology and revolutionary products to defense, security and commercial markets worldwide, and Persistent Systems, LLC (Persistent), the leader in Mobile Ad hoc Network (MANET) Technology and developers of the Wave Relay® system, today announced a long-term agreement to offer for integration Persistent's MANET radio products into QNA's TALON® and Dragon Runner® ground robots. The MANET relay radio can connect QNA's ground robot family with a reliable, high throughput, and long range MANET communication system that is self-forming, self-healing, and scalable.
From Seeker: The Pentagon may soon be unleashing a 21st-century version of locusts on its adversaries after officials on Monday said it had successfully tested a swarm of 103 micro-drones. The important step in the development of new autonomous weapon systems was made possible by improvements in artificial intelligence, holding open the possibility that groups of small robots could act together under human direction. Military strategists have high hopes for such drone swarms that would be cheap to produce and able to overwhelm opponents' defenses with their great numbers. The test of the world's largest micro-drone swarm in California in October included 103 Perdix micro-drones measuring around six inches (16 centimeters) launched from three F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jets, the Pentagon said in a statement. "The micro-drones demonstrated advanced swarm behaviors such as collective decision-making, adaptive formation flying and self-healing," it said. Cont'd...
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FiFish, Qiyuan Technology 's underwater drone, makes a brilliant appearance at the 50th CES Convention. Among over 3,600 products from 150 countries, FiFish has won the 2017 innovation award, and has become the only winner among its kind. FiFish is an important sponsor project from Taihuoniao technology.
Small diesel-powered unmanned airplane pushes the envelope for low-cost, long-range, persistent flight
5G, cars, clothes, content, health care, sports, travel, smart cities, AR, VR, robotics, AI and more debuted at world's largest innovation event
Rob Trice & Seana Day via Forbes: Last month as our Mixing Bowl colleagues Michael Rose and An Wang were interviewing Sonny Ranaswamy of the USDA’s NIFA to better understand current US food and agriculture labor issues, we were representing The Mixing Bowl in discussions on potential solutions to food production labor issues through automation and robotics. At this year’s RoboUniverse event in San Diego there was a full-day track on December 14th dedicated to the application of robotics to agriculture. The industry track, pulled together in great part by Nathan Dorn, CEO of Food Origins and an Advisor to The Mixing Bowl, featured a knowledgeable group of automation/robotics experts and food producers who drew on their experience to define the opportunities and sharpen focus on the challenges. Nathan authored a detailed summary of the day in a post on Agfunder. Our conclusion is that there is no denying that we are still in the early days of adoption of robotics in agriculture. Cont'd...
Strong growth in demand for Driver Monitoring Systems (DMS) is evident from the increase in the number of automotive manufacturers and suppliers showcasing DMS this year. The increased industry adoption is driven by the need for intelligent advanced driver assistance (ADAS) systems, including driver distraction and drowsiness protection, as well as needs in enhanced driver information systems and semi-autonomous vehicles.
Partnering with Intel, MIT, and Stibo Accelerator, the robot that premiered at CES is now available for developers worldwide
128 companies got funded, some multiple times. $1.95 billion, 50% more than 2015 which was also a phenomenal year with over $1.32 billion funded.
Eyeris Emotional AI and Face Analytics Technology Gains Momentum in Commercialization in the Automotive and Social Robot Markets
Demos at CES 2017 and Sponsors the Smart Cities Hackathon
Paralympian Athlete, Helgi Sveinsson will be participating with us wearing the Ć-ssur POWER KNEEā¢ motor powered knee joint!
CAD files of sheet metal parts published by RAPID will save precious design time to product developers
On December 21st 2016, TuSimple, a Chinese autonomous driving startup signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the government in Caofeidian District of Tangshan, Hebei Province, China. According to the agreement, TuSimple has been given permission to test its autonomous trucks in Caofeidian District and it is expected to begin its first trial operation of inter-city automated logistics in October, 2017. This makes it possible for TuSimple to realize commercialization of autonomous trucks earlier than American companies like Otto and Peloton.
Given the ascent in the field of geoinformatics as a vocation, an expanding number of individuals wish to pick it as a profession. The purposes of this decision are self-evident. Geoinformatics is an up and coming profession.
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Awe-inspiring power and superior flexibility is sheathed within the contoured casing of the HAWK MV-4000. This smart camera builds upon the previous generation by quadrupling processing power and achieving real-time trigger response using an FPGA. Its state-of-the-art algorithms make it an excellent tool for any industry, whether the requirement be code reading, code verification, inspection, guidance, gauging or a combination of all four.