Boston Dynamics’ VP Michael Patrick Perry discusses plans for the Spot quadruped and Hyundai’s acquisition of the company. Also, DARPA’s Timothy Chung reviews the DARPA SubT Challenge.
Teams face technology obstacles in having robots locate objects in underground mine environment.
Subterranean Challenge will test how ground and aerial robots can map underground areas in rescue and other scenarios.
India’s policies that ban foreign drone pilots within the country indicate another step towards protecting its citizens from foreign influence.