Autonomous Snowplow Competition

Autonomous Snowplow Competition

The Seventh Autonomous Snowplow Competition, taking place in conjunction with the Saint Paul Winter Carnival in Minnesota, began on January 26, 2017. Each team presented their vehicle design to a panel of judges comprised of professional engineers from Honeywell, Hassig Consulting, Orbital ATK, Optum, The Toro Company, University of Minnesota, and UTC Aerospace Systems. The […]

IBM to start working on Quantum Computers

IBM to start working on Quantum Computers

IBM has just started a new division, IBM Q, in order to start working on quantum computers. Although the technology to enable quantum computers are still in research phase, IBM executives believe that the current results are sufficiently promising, in order to start working. The company will, for now, create the infrastructure to work on […]

Portable and Wearable Obstacle Detection

Portable and Wearable Obstacle Detection

LETI ANNOUNCES PROJECT TO ADAPT OBSTACLE-DETECTION TECHNOLOGY USED IN AUTONOMOUS CARS FOR MULTIPLE USES   INSPEX to Combine Knowhow of Nine European Organizations to Create Portable and Wearable Spatial-Exploration Systems   GRENOBLE, France – Feb. 2, 2017 – Leti, a technology research institute of CEA Tech, today announced a European project to develop a portable […]

New GPS Module for Robots

New GPS Module for Robots

Swift Navigation Announces a New GPS Module for Robots Piksi Multi Provides Robotics Manufacturers with a Multi-Band, Multi-Constellation High-Precision GNSS Receiver, at a Breakthrough Price Swift Navigation™, the San Francisco-based startup building centimeter-accurate GPS technology, has announced its newest product, Piksi™ Multi, and the robotics industry is going to want to take notice of this […]

LiDAR Navigation Module for Drones, Robots and Autonomous Devices

LiDAR Navigation Module for Drones, Robots and Autonomous Devices

Hong Kong, Hong Kong, December 2, 2016 (Newswire.com) – NaviPack is proud to announce the release of a groundbreaking product for autonomous control of drones, robots, and other devices. The low cost, ease of use, and pure utility of the NaviPack LiDAR navigation module makes integrating control for vehicles and robots easier and cheaper than ever […]

Self driving trucks deliver beer

Self driving trucks deliver beer

On October 20, 2016, Otto and Budweiser completed the world’s first shipment by a self driving truck. The truck drove itself for 120 miles in Colorado highways, where the driver was not at the driver seat. Given all the advancements, it looks like autonomous driving will also soon be just another automation that we take […]

Eric the Robot Unveiled at Science Museum – London

Eric the Robot Unveiled at Science Museum – London

20 October – 30 November 2016 Science Museum, London Free sciencemuseum.org.uk/eric   20 October – Today the Science Museum unveiled a 2m tall, full-size working replica of Eric, one of the world’s first robots. Eric will be on display from 20 October to 30 November 2016, and will be demonstrated twice a week while on […]

Free Webinar for Drone Surveying

We have been informed about a free webinar on Drone Surveying by one of our readers, Sensefly. Please see more at: https://www.sensefly.com/drone-mapping-webinar.html

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