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How an integrated hardware and software approach can simplify the development and deployment of robotics applications

The world is quickly changing for modern warehouses. E-commerce companies, retailers, hospitals, and other third-party logistics businesses view autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) as a critical technology to rein in high labor costs and increase throughput to reduce fulfillment time. Factory owners and managers want quick AMRs that are easy to deploy with the ability to [...]

By |2021-10-07T05:41:52+00:00September 22nd, 2021|AV, Gadgets|

Region’s first autonomous port truck system at CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal

CSP Abu Dhabi container terminal, the first greenfield project of Cosco Shipping Ports Limited (CSP) operating within Khalifa Port, has announced its terminal will be the first in the Middle East to implement an autonomous port truck system. Following a two-month trial period, a total of six electric Q-Trucks will be commissioned by CSP Abu [...]

By |2021-08-31T19:47:10+00:00July 24th, 2021|AV, News|

NUAIR Leads the Way for Safe Drone Operations Over People: Workhorse and AVSS Collaboration

NUAIR and New York UAS Test Site are demonstrating a path for safe drone operations over people: the newest collaboration with Workhorse and Aerial Vehicle Safety Solutions (AVSS) is the 5th drone parachute validation for NUAIR, enabling scalable and economically viable advanced unmanned aircraft operations. FAA regulations for drone operations over people call for operators [...]

By |2021-08-31T19:47:11+00:00July 1st, 2021|UAV|

Despite rain, Kroger launches historic first commercial drone flight

Never mind the rain. The Kroger Co. took flight with its first retail drone delivery Wednesday morning in Centerville, flying a box containing two packages of long-grain rice to Centerville Mayor Brooks Compton on the front lawn of city offices on West Spring Valley Pike. Also delivered with the rice — a piece [...]

By |2021-08-31T19:47:26+00:00June 11th, 2021|UAV|

DroneUp’s Waiver for Flight Over People is a Major Step for Drone Delivery

Drone services company DroneUp has been approved for an industry-first FAA Waiver for flight over people and moving vehicles to support drone delivery of COVID-19 test kits anywhere in the U.S. Scaling drone delivery throughout the country will require flight over people and moving vehicles, something that U.S. drone regulations currently prohibit without a [...]

By |2021-08-31T19:47:48+00:00December 8th, 2020|UAV|

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Successful Completion of Drone Pilot Program, Announces New Program Called BEYOND

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao today announced the three-year Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program (IPP) successfully concluded on Oct. 25. Eight of the nine state, local and tribal governments that participated in the program have signed new agreements with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to continue to tackle remaining [...]

By |2020-11-06T17:10:23+00:00November 6th, 2020|AUV|

Drone Delivery Guaranteed

One of the toughest challenges logistics companies face today is meeting the demand for same-day delivery. Cargo drones can bridge this gap in the logistical supply chain. Efficient flight control systems are required to support these flights. Advanced flight control technology was selected for an autonomous cargo unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Pipistrel, a small-aircraft designer [...]

By |2020-10-25T23:15:55+00:00November 1st, 2020|AUV|
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