Unmanned Systems

AGVs, UGVs, UAVs, and UUVs are just some of the unmanned systems relying on machine vision and mapping for increasing levels of autonomy. Unmanned systems include mobile robots in warehouses, drones in the air or underwater, and self-driving cars on the streets. See how these autonomous vehicles are improving and how they're being used.

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British RAS Community Rallies Around Manufacturing, Logistics

The U.K. manufacturing and logistics sector has joined several events focusing on how British RAS can help improve efficiency and provide competitive advantage. However, can academic-industrial partnerships overcome the U.K.'s lag in industrial automation?

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Colorado Town Rejects Drone Hunting Licenses

Colorado Town Rejects Drone Hunting Licenses

The electorate in Deer Trail, Colo., rejected a plan to allow residents on private property to shoot at drones. Supporters thereby lost a hoped-for revenue stream from the $25 hunting licenses.

CybAero’s APID 60 UAV Helicopter Receives 1st Asian Order

CybAero’s APID 60 UAV Helicopter Receives 1st Asian Order

CybAero has signed a deal to provide its APID 60 unmanned helicopter to China, marking the Swedish manufacturer's first deal in Asia. China is expected to use the unmanned helicopter direct from ships for customs control, port management, and to...

Elbit’s Hermes 900 Drone to Secure World Cup in Brazil

Elbit’s Hermes 900 Drone to Secure World Cup in Brazil

The Brazilian Air Force purchased on Hermes 900 drone from Elbit Systems to conduct "safety and security missions" during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Games in Brazil. The Hermes 900, which features a new and advanced intelligence-gathering system, will be...

Europe’s First Drone Test Flight Center Opens

Europe’s First Drone Test Flight Center Opens

Europe's first flight center specifically designed to test unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) opened in Spain. The ATLAS (Air Traffic Laboratory for Advanced unmanned Systems) facility is suited for light/medium drones and can handle UAVs up to 12-meter wingspan.