New research from HowToRobot and Robotics Australia Group reveals how Australia’s industry uses the country’s unique strengths in the global robotics race.
ABB Robotics’ project demonstrates the potential of robots and cloud technology in reversing deforestation.
Teledyne FLIR pairs a radiometric thermal and visible camera payload featuring MSX with an affordable, flexible, and easy-to-operate airframe.
The Field Robotics Engineering Forum seeks submissions that focus on the design and development of robotics systems that operate in outdoor, unstructured and dynamic environments, such as construction worksites, open mines, and farm fields, as well as busy urban centers.
TreeSwift’s drones can collect individual tree metrics with cameras, LiDAR sensors and advanced machine learning algorithms.
Forests cover 30 percent of the Earth’s landmass, but that number is on the decline. Despite forests’ crucial role in conserving wildlife and processing carbon dioxide, many are threatened by deforestation and wildfires. Complicating these threats is the lack of quantitative information that foresters and environmental researchers need for making important decisions to preserve forests.…
The Rainforest XPRIZE is a four-year, global competition to develop new methods for assessing biodiversity and demonstrating the value of threatened rainforests.
New Valence Robotics (NVBOTS), the only provider of Built to Share automated 3D printing solutions, has announced the launch of the Certified Material Developers Program, which will enable material, polymer, and chemistry companies to test and develop new 3D printing materials. As a member of the Certified Material Developer Program, organizations can experiment with any […]
ABB, one of the Big Four global robot makers, has acquired Austrian industrial automation integrator and components manufacturer B&R (Bernecker & Rainer) Automation for an undisclosed amount but estimated to be “close to $2 billion.” The purchase is being funded from ABB's own cash and is expected to close by mid-year. ABB has an installed…
Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group is pleased to announce the launch of a 4U front I/O short-depth (350mm) industrial chassis, the IPC-631. Responding to market requests for a rack-mountable, front I/O, high scalability, and power computing solution, Advantech’s IPC-631 is suitable for these needs. With its front I/O design, support of a 500W single or redundant […]
By Frank Tobe, Editor and Publisher, The Robot Report Parrot’s AR.Drone without styrofoam bumper guard (top) and with (bottom). A growing business within Parrot S.A., (PARRO:EUROLIST B) is their AR.Drone line of products, parts and software. Their first quadcopter product was developed internally by (1) observing the $1 billion market in radio controlled helicopters, (2)…