Optimism abounded at last week’s AUVSI-sponsored event in the unmanned systems space, but they also acknowledged challenges ahead.
Global OTEC Resources announces the completion of design and feasibility studies for its ocean thermal energy conversion projects, plus new £80,000 grant.
Elios 2 model features more intuitive flight, improved camera and lighting to detect flaws.
Companies look for entrepreneurs to solve specific energy problems with innovative pitches.
Currently, commercial drone usage primarily contained to energy, construction, and agriculture.
Flyability’s Patrick Thevoz talks about the challenges and growth opportunities for indoor and underground aerial drones.
Faster cloud processing enables faster data collection for operations in mining, construction scenarios.
Aria Insights brand to turn collected drone data into actionable intelligence for commercial operations.
From London to Venice, European swarm research around robots and drones is more than an academic exercise. It could provide the continent leadership in autonomous applications.
This week, our columnist looks at China’s plans for a deep-sea base using AI and robots, as well as whether the U.S. might follow China’s model for protecting certain technologies and industries.
Agreement with Brønnøy Kalk AS has autonomous vehicles transporting limestone from open pit to a nearby port.
ExRobotics, a Dutch maker of remote-controlled systems for the oil and gas industry, uses IDS products because of their cost and hardware and software capabilities.
Companies that use commercial drones in the air and underground earned big investments in recent weeks.
FAA reauthorization bill changes and LAANC deployment completion will likely spur more commercial drone testing.
The final phase of the global Ocean Discovery competition puts rapid, unmanned, high-resolution mapping of the sea floor to a real-world test.
In an exclusive Q&A, CEO Oren Elkayam shares Mobilicom’s successes in commercial and industrial drone deployments.
Not only can persistent drones such as PARC relay communications during emergencies; they are also serving security and commercial needs now, explains CyPhy Works CEO Lance VandenBrook.
AI and robotics are becoming sophisticated enough that they can help solve world problems such as hunger, alternative energy, disease, and crime. But we need to be realistic about the work still needed to develop them.
The U.S. needs help with inspecting and repairing its aging pipes, power lines, and other utilities. Providers are turning to infrastructure robots and aerial drones.
New UAS-based sensor tested at Mobile Methane Monitoring Challenge.
Surgical robots, the security sector, and self-driving companies all got funding during National Robotics Week.
Robots and AI are taking on new roles, from inspecting oil rigs to hiring human workers. How do self-driving car regulations and Russian AI reflect new fronts in geopolitical competition?
The Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE has announced the nine finalists in its three-year competition to develop unmanned deep-ocean mapping using a variety of technologies.
Surgical funding, software development, and educational robots were some of the highlights of the past week’s automation transactions.
Despite the ongoing turmoil and uncertainty relating to the ultimate impact of last years’ Brexit vote, there are encouraging signs that investment in the UK robotics remains on an even keel.