MIT developed a method for tailoring any wireless network to handle a large load of time-sensitive data from various sources.
u-blox announces GNSS module with integrated antenna
Engineering samples of the SAM-M10Q antenna module will be available in August 2022.
Flexxbotics joins MassRobotics to improve utility of cobots
Flexxbotics currently focuses on collaborative robots from UR and recently expanded into Europe.
Special Issue: 2020 Robotics Handbook
The Robotics Handbook focuses on the hottest global robotics sectors and analyses key trends enabling the development of robotics systems.
Robot Operations Group convenes to help scale mobile robot fleets, adoption
The Robot Operations Group is an industry-driven organization dedicated to developing best practices for scaling up commercial fleets of robots and helping adoption.
CIRQ+CLEAN disinfects hotel rooms while connected to the cloud, smart systems
CIRQ+CLEAN is a cloud-enabled disinfection robot intended to help restore public confidence in the hospitality industry.
Woven Capital to be unified $800M fund from Toyota Research Institute – Advanced Development
Toyota Research Institute – Advanced Development has announced Woven Capital, a new $800 million fund that it said will consolidate support for R&D into smart cities, connected vehicles, and autonomous vehicles.
Miniature antenna designed to enable compact robots to team up in complex environments
Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the University of Michigan have developed a technique for a miniature antenna to enhance bandwidth for networking among multiple robots.
UTM patents advance PrecisionHawk push for air traffic control for drones, manned aircraft
PrecisionHawk, which provides drone and data services to the energy and other industries, has received two patents for UTM, or a unified traffic management system for aircraft and drones.
MAVNet communication system enables remote piloting of drones over the Internet
Startup Horizon31 has licensed a global communications system called MAVnet from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory that it said could enable remote drone operations over the Internet.
How the U.S. Army is improving soldier-robot interaction
Researchers from the U.S. Army and USC developed the Joint Understanding and Dialogue Interface to improve soldier-robot interaction.
RTI brings communications software to Baidu Apollo autonomous driving ecosystem
RTI said its Connext Drive will provide performance and reliable communications as part of the Apollo Enterprise Platform, Baidu’s ecosystem for autonomous vehicle development.
Hologram Hyper card and software designed to widen IoT device connectivity
Hologram Hyper uses eUICC SIM hardware and software to help connect IoT devices such as robots, drones, and autonomous vehicles across cellular coverage zones.
E-commerce demand for automation will persist past pandemic, says Attabotics CEO
The expectations for e-commerce order fulfillment are accelerating expectations for supply chain insights, robustness, and flexibility, says Attabotics CEO Scott Gravelle.
Why and how to run machine learning algorithms on edge devices
Machine learning on edge devices could transform the manufacturing, healthcare, and energy industries. An AI executive explains why and the hardware involved.
5G report card: U.S. still has work to do
The elephant in the room loomed large at the inaugural Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC) Summit in New York City. Almost every presentation began apologetically with the refrain, “In a 5G world …” practically challenging the industry’s rollout goals. At one point Brigitte Daniel-Corbin, IoT Strategist with Wilco Electronic Systems, sensed the need to reassure…
Kassow Robots adds standard features to 7-DOF cobots
Kassow Robots’ lineup of 7-axis collaborative robot arms now come standard with three I/O ports and a free drive button. The Denmark-based company was launched in part by former Universal Robots Co-founder Kristian Kassow. The company had its coming out party at Automatica 2018. Head of Sales Dieter Pletscher said the I/O ports will streamline […]
Remote surgeries, brain procedures demonstrate Corindus CorPath GRX advances
Doctor have now used the CorPath GRX system in a successful brain surgery and to conduct multiple remote surgeries, advancing the state of robot-assisted procedures.
Bossa Nova 2020 inventory robot includes sharper vision for brick-and-mortar retailers
Bossa Nova Robotics has designed the Bossa Nova 2020 inventory robot to take up less aisle space and see better into shelves to help brick-and-mortar retailers know where their stock is and understand shopper behavior.
DARPA Subterranean Challenge harnesses creativity, seeks integrated solutions
Teams participating in the DARPA Subterranean Challenge must develop systems that can navigate and explore complex environments to “make the inaccessible accessible.”
VOXL from ModalAI helps Uber Eats test BVLOS drone delivery of food
ModalAI’s VOXL platform used 4G connectivity to communicate between a drone and Uber Elevate Cloud Service, enabling a BVLOS food delivery.
Oriental Motor adds Ethernet/IP to AZ Series AC input drivers
Oriental Motor has added the Ethernet/IP communications protocol to its AZ Series AC input line of stored data network drivers. All of the AZ Series drivers feature remain intact in this new communications driver model and is compatible with all AZ Series family of products. With the Ethernet/IP AZ Series driver, the operating data can…