Northrop Grumman, a global security company will highlight its maritime security capabilities, including ship control and marine navigation technology, and unmanned aircraft systems for coastal and maritime surveillance applications at the Pacific 2012 International Maritime Conference in Sydney, Australia.
Trafikverket has chosen the ventilation control systems from Identec Solutions for their tunnel construction project. Trafikverket takes care of automating the entire transportation network of Sweden, such as sea, rail, roads and flight.
The researchers at the Sandia National Laboratories have built a robot that is capable of gathering valuable first-hand information whenever an accident occurs in mines which will help the first responders in the rescue operations.
Robots perform the robotic mission impossible in this wonderful feat from European researchers. Three different kinds of robots must work together to reach their objective, a book on a high shelf. The exact location of the book is not known to the robots and they must work as a swarm to accomplish the mission.
The SUMMIT (supervision of unmanned mission management by interactive teams) technology of Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories (ATL) was demonstrated by Lockheed Martin on board a Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) test vehicle at the Panama City Naval Surface Warfare Center.
President Obama has announced a $70 million initiative to accelerate the development and use of robots in the United States that work beside, or co-operatively with people. The proposal has been called the National Robotics Initiative and is backed by a number of government run agencies including the National Science Foundation (NSF), NASA and the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Mining jobs in Australian Outback mines involve spending long hours in the scorching sun and travelling long distances.
The University of Southern Indiana takes part in the Lunabotics Mining Competition organised by NASA at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Topcon Positioning Systems has released the MS Series of high precision robotic total stations in both North and South America. The senior vice president of the Topcon Positioning Systems Survey Business Unit, Denny Welch said that the MS measuring station opened a new era in ultra precision measurements.
The World Robot Olympiad Arabia this year saw 1,500 students form 300 plus teams to participate in the three categories. The WRO 2011 was hosted in the capital city of Abu Dhabi.