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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Top 6 Automation Trends Discussed at LiveWorx 2017

Top 6 Automation Trends Discussed at LiveWorx 2017

Automation trends such as improvements in materials science, the application of AI and IoT, and developing regional hubs will continue to grow the robotics industry, said panelists at PTC LiveWorx's robotics track.

Robot Soldiers Need Regulation for the Industry to Grow

Robot Soldiers Need Regulation for the Industry to Grow

Robot soldiers are only part of the challenges facing companies serving the race to adopt military automation. They must also protect intellectual property, comply with international regulations, and understand who may have access to their systems.

Intel Drones Light Up Xponential, Show Industry Shift

Intel Drones Light Up Xponential, Show Industry Shift

Commercial uses of UAVs and other autonomous systems will generate a lot of data, noted Intel executives at AUVSI Xponential. Intel drones are part of the company's efforts to provide end-to-end solutions for industrial applications.

European Drones Monitor Migrants as Policies Firm Up

European Drones Monitor Migrants as Policies Firm Up

Unmanned and autonomous systems have played a key role in monitoring recent migration into Europe. Thanks to emerging regulations, European drones could soon perform a wider range of functions than ensuring security.

5 Autonomous Systems Takeaways From Xponential Day 1

5 Autonomous Systems Takeaways From Xponential Day 1

Unmanned systems are all the rage at this week's AUVSI Xponential in Dallas. From our first impressions, the markets for drones and related technologies are healthy, based on business and technology developments.