Andreas Thellmann of Urban Air Mobility at Airbus posted on his LinkedIn account “First public flight of our CityAirbus today.” CityAirbus is an all-electric, four-seat, multicopter vehicle demonstrator that focuses on advancing remotely piloted electric […]
Ford is expanding its partnership with Mobileye, the Intel-owned autonomous driving technology business, the companies announced Monday. Ford plans to customize Mobileye’s vision-sensing technology to improve its existing driver-assist features, such as forward collision warning; […]
This week’s Autonomous Technology news review stories include COVID-19 accelerating warehouse automation, Autonomous robot disinfects warehouse in 30 minutes, Hitachi to trial autonomous tech on ultra-large excavators and Caterpillar acquires an autonomous tech firm.
The regulatory framework governing safe navigation has historically incorporated objective standards involving a human element. The IMO Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (COLREGs) are no exception – these provide […]
Hitachi Construction Machinery (HCM) is looking at trialling autonomous ultra-large hydraulic excavators at an Australia mine site as part of a series of verification tests. The tests, set to begin from the start of the […]
Caterpillar today announced the acquisition of selected assets and employees from San Francisco-based robot and autonomy technology solutions company, Marble Robot Inc. The acquisition is part of Caterpillar’s automation and autonomy strategy and demonstrates its […]
A year that brought with it a whirlwind of uncertainty has also put a bigger spotlight on the use of automation in warehouses worldwide. Whether they’re adapting to new social distancing rules, under pressure to […]
This week’s Autonomous Technology news review Aurrigo win Innovation award, Tesla claim Level 5 “is close”, Loughborough University assess UK motorway readiness for autonomous vehicles, and details of upcoming Zenzic webinar.
Imec, a world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, and GLOBALFOUNDRIES® (GF®), the world’s leading specialty foundry, today announced a hardware demonstration of a new artificial intelligence chip. Based on imec’s Analog […]