Aurora is commercializing self driving technology for both passenger and long-haul trucking applications.
The company adds two more certified integrators to its growing list of qualified integrators.
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The German Federal Government drafted new laws to manage the deployment and use of autonomous vehicles on German roads.
MassRobotics AMR Interoperability Working Group, comprised of AMR vendors, engineers and AMR end-user companies, has published a consortium-built standard to guide robotic automation interoperability.
The Society of Automotive Engineers releases a revision to the famous “6 levels of automated driving” graphic, to further define the limits of current driver support technology.
Fetch Robotics announces that its product line of AMRs is now compliant with the new ANSI/RIA R15.08 safety standard.
Pär-Olof Johannesson, CEO of TerraNet AB, offers his perspective on how the U.S. presidential election will affect the development of autonomous and electric vehicles worldwide, as well as relations with China.
Ayanna Howard, the first female dean of Ohio State University’s College of Engineering, discusses her new book on Sex, Race, and Robotics.
Thales, a “deep tech” multinational, is working with the state government of North Dakota and other partners to provide the TopSky UAS Traffic Management System to scale safe and secure drone air traffic control.
UL 4600 addresses safety principles and processes for evaluating fully autonomous systems, including self-driving cars and aerial drones.
Mobile robot safety must involve suppliers, integrators, and end users for compliance with the latest international standards, writes MiR’s Ed Mullen.
Developers of robots, drones, and intelligent systems should welcome data privacy regulations, writes entrepreneur and columnist Oliver Mitchell, because they will help confidence and adoption.
The ITU is launching a focus group to work on a ‘Turing test for automobiles,” developing international standards for the safety and accountability of the AI driving autonomous vehicles.
SPRINT Robotics is a Dutch organization working to share information and develop standards for robotics used for infrastructure inspection and maintenance.
UPS Flight Forward is the first company to receive FAA Part 135 Standard certification for widespread commercial drone deliveries.
Intuitive Surgical won another indication from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its da Vinci SP robot-assisted surgery device. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company said the FDA added single-port radical tonsillectomy and tongue base resection procedures to the mix. Initially cleared in April 2014 for urological procedures, in June 2018 the federal safety watchdog added a clearance…
The Robotics Summit & Expo, produced by The Robot Report and WTWH Media, today announced the full conference agenda for the June 5-6 event at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. The second annual international event will focus on the design, development, and manufacture of commercial-class robots. Engineers, academics, and integrators will be able to…
Sitting in New York City, looking up at the clear June skies, I wonder if I am staring at an endangered phenomena. According to many in the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry, skylines across the country soon will be filled with flying cars, quadcopter deliveries, emergency drones, and other robo-flyers. Moving one step closer to…
Corindus Vascular Robotics has won clearance from Japan’s Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Agency for its CorPath GRX robotic surgical device. The CorPath GRX vascular robotics platform is designed to assist cardiologists in performing percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) procedures, including angioplasty and stent placement. Japan is one of the largest markets in the world for PCIs, according to…
TransEnterix has won expanded indications from the Food and Drug Administration for its Senhance robot-assisted surgical system. The system is now cleared for hernia and gallbladder procedures. There are approximately 760,000 inguinal hernia and 1.2 million laparoscopic cholecystectomy procedures performed annually in the U.S. With this clearance, the system’s total addressable annual procedures in the…
I was dumbfounded by the XPONENTIAL 2018 keynote speech by Professor Zeynep Tufekci of the University of North Carolina. To paraphrase, ‘In the future, we will no longer need two pilots, planes will have just one captain and a dog. The dog will be there to bite the human in case he touches anything.’ Walking the…