The planetary rovers that assist humans in exploring other planets have the potential to stray from their intended course or become stranded when they slip on loose terrain.
A “brainless” soft robot that can navigate more complicated and dynamic surroundings has been developed by researchers who previously developed a soft robot that could navigate simple mazes without the assistance of a person or computer.
With a rising number of serious accidents in the worldwide oil and gas sector caused by broken pipelines, University of Houston researchers are creating an autonomous robot to detect probable pipeline leaks and structural failures during subsea inspections.
Scientists at The University of Texas at El Paso have built a completely autonomous boat that can perform bathymetric surveys of the terrain and depth of waterbodies such as rivers, oceans, and lakes.
Safe angle and speed measurement is a key requirement in vehicles, including autonomous industrial trucks. This is possible with functionally safe and certified encoders with a suitable safety interface on rotary axes or drive motors.
SeaDrone has announced the SeaDrone MINI, the latest in their line of single-man portable subsea ROVs. The SeaDrone MINI is a professional ROV for users of all experience levels. Realize major productivity gains with a system you can carry and deploy in minutes.
ACUA Ocean and HydroSurv, two UK-based companies specialising in maritime autonomous systems, have announced their intention to merge, combining extensive expertise in the development and operation of Uncrewed Surface Vessels (USVs) and associated technologies for marine surveying and surveillance.
HARD-LINE will be attending CONEXPO 2023 with their low-profile loaders and simulations of innovative technological solutions for the industry
RoboSense, a world-leading provider of Smart LiDAR Sensor Systems, has announced the launch of its first automotive-grade solid-state LiDAR perception solution for L4 autonomous driving, the RS-Fusion-P6 (P6).
Measurement and sensor solutions from SIKO are not only found in established industrial applications, SIKO GmbH is also currently supporting an agricultural research and development project with two rotary encoders from its range for mobile machines.