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Exyn Technologies Obtains ISO 9001 Quality Certification to Expand Robotics Partnerships
Exyn the new certification will assure robotics partners that its AI for autonomous, multi-system operations in complex, GPS-denied environments is high in quality.

American Robotics CEO Discusses Drone Development From the Lab to Real World Use
As American Robotics merges with Ondas, commercializes its Scout drone with FAA approval for BVLOS operations, and expands staff and headquarters, its CEO discusses the choices it made.

Near Earth Autonomy, Kajima Partner for Drone Inspections of GPS-Denied Construction Sites
Near Earth Autonomy, which has developed drones that can navigate without GPS, is working with construction firm Kajima to inspect tunnels

Team CERBERUS and Team Dynamo Win DARPA Subterranean Challenge Final Event
After three years and competition in real and simulated tunnels, urban environments, and caves, two teams took top spots in the $5 million final DARPA SubT Challenge.

Gulf Testing Solutions Enterprise Joins Microdrones Global Distribution Network
GTS will offer Microdrones' lidar sensors, drones, and surveying software to construction, oil and gas, and agriculture customers in Oman.

Sarcos Robotics Names Pine Environmental a Distributor for Guardian S Remote Inspection Robot
Monitoring and testing provider Pine, which has 39 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, will offer Sarcos Robotics' Guardian S mobile robot for surveillance and inspection.

WiBotic Releases New Chargers and Transmitters for Drones and Autonomous Mobile Robots
WiBotic has developed new onboard chargers for mobile robots of all kinds, as well as the Commander fleet power management software and transmitters using GaN Systems' technology.

How Robotic Navigation Can Assist Inspection in GPS-Denied Environments
New technologies and techniques, including ultrasonic technology, lidar, and Indoor GPS, can help robots and drones safely navigate in hazardous environments for inspection.

ANYbotics Adds Velodyne Lidar Sensors for Mobile Robot Inspections
ANYbotics, whose ANYmal legged robot is designed to traverse difficult terrain, has added Velodyne Lidar's Puck sensor to help automate industrial inspections.

Airbiquity and Cyngn Partner to Add Autonomous Material Handling to Existing Vehicle Fleets
Rather than spending money and time replacing fleets with autonomous vehicles, companies can use Airbiquity and Cyngn's technology stack, which includes over-the-air updates.

Sandvik Agrees to Acquire Metrology Company DWFritz Automation
Sandvik says that DWFritz Automation's metrology products will help the Stockholm-based manufacturing and machining company become a leader in the inspection space.

CNH Industrial Buys Precision Agriculture Firm Raven Industries
CNH Industries and Raven Industries will explore synergies in their agricultural machine brands, including autonomous tractor development, and continue innovation work in South Dakota.

NVIDIA Releases Jetson AGX Xavier Industrial Module for Harsh Environments
NVIDIA said its new NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Industrial module is designed to enable multiple industries to deploy AI at the edge in environments where safety and reliability are critical.

Intech NDE to Distribute Sarcos Robotics’ Guardian S Inspection Robot in Canada
Sarcos has named Intech NDE as official distribution partner for providing its Guardian S compact, remote visual inspection and surveillance robot to customers across Canada.

Wireless Charging for Jackal and Husky UGVs Now Available From WiBotic, Clearpath Robotics
Clearpath Robotics' unmanned ground vehicles can now use WiBotic wireless charging stations with kits that can be installed on new robots or retrofitted to existing ones.

Exyn Technologies COO Discusses Drone Autonomy, Ubiquitous Data and Actuation, and Maturity in Mining
Exyn Technologies, which provides drone inspections in complex environments, has partnered with Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions and achieved Level 4A autonomy.

RTI Connext 6.1 Updated to Ease Development, Deployment of Remotely Operated Systems
In addition to its support for complex networking environments, new features in Connext 6.1 facilitate the development of any large-scale and heterogeneous distributed system. 

WiBotic Gains CE Marks for Two Robot Wireless Charging Systems
WiBotic, which provides wireless charging systems and management software for robots, drones, and underwater vehicles, has obtained international approvals.

Precise Motion Control Provides Robots New Degrees of Freedom
Advanced motion control is enabling robots to move with precision and repeatability, which is necessary for collaborative applications such as baking and surgery.

Caterpillar Funds Major Robotic Initiative at South Dakota Mines
South Dakota Mines will help lead Cat Labs MineStar Consortium, which partners university faculty and students with Caterpillar engineers and researchers to help build the next generation of mining and...


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