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Sense Think Act Pocast: Erik Schluntz

In this episode, Audrow Nash interviews Erik Schluntz, co-founder and CTO of Cobalt Robotics, which makes a security guard robot. Erik speaks about how their robot handles elevators, how they have hum...
19 October 2021, by and
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Construction Site Automation by Dusty Robotics, with Tessa Lau

Robohub Podcast · Construction Site Automation Abate interviews Tessa Lau on her startup Dusty Robotics which is innovating in the field of construction. At Dusty Robotics, they developed a rob...
12 March 2021, by

ROBOTT-NET pilot project: Urban pest control

“Within the framework of the European project ROBOTT-NET we are developing software and robotic solutions for the prevention and control of rodents in enclosed spaces”, says Marco Lorenzo, Service...
21 October 2019, by

Rapid outdoor/indoor 3D mapping with a Husky UGV

by Nicholas Charron The need for fast, accurate 3D mapping solutions has quickly become a reality for many industries wanting to adopt new technologies in AI and automation. New applications requir...
09 July 2017, by

How a challenging aerial environment sparked a business opportunity

We develop the fastest, smallest and lightest distance sensors for advanced robotics in challenging environments. These sensors are born from a fruitful collaboration with CERN while developing flying...
30 May 2017, by

JANUS creates a new era for digital underwater communications

NATO Nations have agreed to use JANUS, a new underwater communications device, as the NATO Standard for digital underwater communications. This is the first time a digital underwater communication pr...
04 May 2017, by


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Avatar interviews and portable scanners to speed up border crossings

by Ethan Bilby Anastasia Garbi from European Dynamics in Luxembourg is working on a system that uses facial recognition to begin screening people before they leave home. ‘You can use what you have...
15 February 2017, by

ENRICH will test robots in real world radiological and nuclear scenarios

There is significant potential for the use of unmanned vehicles in scenarios involving radiological and nuclear (RN) threats. The European Reference Network for Critical Infrastructure Protection (ERN...
13 February 2017, by

No GPS, no problem: Next-generation navigation

A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside has developed a highly reliable and accurate navigation system that exploits existing environmental signals such as cellular and Wi-Fi,...
28 October 2016, by

Human-robot disaster response team successfully deployed robots in earthquake damaged monuments

After the devastating earthquake in Amatrice, Italy, on August 24th, the Vigili del Fuoco (Italian fire brigade) requested assistance from the TRADR (Long-Term Human-Robot Teaming for Robot-Assisted...
08 September 2016, by

Surveying flooded mines with UNEXMIN: Interview with Norbert Zajzon

The UNEXMIN project (Underwater Explorer for Flooded Mines) started February 2016. It is an EU-funded project, from the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. Luís Lopes, from the La Palma...
01 September 2016, by

Sweep: a low cost LiDAR sensor for smart consumer products

UPDATE: Only 7 days left to back Sweep! They are now almost 80% funded....
04 April 2016, by
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3D SLAM, with John Leonard

In this episode, Audrow Nash speaks with Professor John Leonard from MIT about his research on dense, object-based 3D Simultaneous Localization And Mapping (SLAM)....
27 December 2014, by

Enter the abyss with OpenROV, the $899 open source kit

The OpenROV submersible is a low cost and open source kit designed for exploration and education. Originally launched on Kickstarter in 2012 it has now grown into a dedicated global community launch...
26 December 2014, by

Ocean-going robot fleet successfully completes fish-tracking mission

The second phase of an ambitious project to gather valuable information on ocean processes and marine life using a fleet of innovative marine robots has just reached its conclusion. Co-ordinated by th...

British National Oceanographic Centre launches major unmanned exploration mission

Collecting oceanographic data is usually accomplished by a combination of satellites, buoys and research ships. All those methods have their limitations (e.g. buoys are only gathering info from a fixe...
06 October 2014, by

Drone Startups: Maps Made Easy

Aerial mapping can be quite time-consuming and expensive. Even if you are employing a UAV to do it, it might take hours for all the post-processing, time-stamp shifting and deleting blurred photos. An...
30 July 2014, by

Drones against illegal fishing

Image source: Flickr With industry losses worth US$23 billion per year, illegal fishing represents a major global problem. One out of three bluefin tunas are caught illegally, as are around 20% of a...
24 July 2014, by

Quadrotor allegedly seen spying on French team’s closed practice at World Cup

UAVs, or drones, have been making their presence known in sports for some time now, mostly for aerial filming of open air games and races. But they are starting to show up for other uses in sports now...
13 June 2014, by

Underwater ROV aids in investigation, searches for victims in South Korean ferry tragedy

The search and rescue team involved in the recent South Korean ferry tragedy has deployed a remotely-operated underwater robot to help in the investigation and hopeful search for possible survivors in...
02 May 2014, by

Packbot: Serving the Military and World Cup Football

PackBots will be deployed in Brazil during the 2014 World Cup Soccer season to bring a high-tech approach to security. The nation’s government has secured a $7.2 million deal with PackBot’s crea...
19 February 2014, by and

Overhead transmission line inspection robots

Japanese start-up HiBot, a maker of various types of robots for commercial use such as industrial pipeline cleaning, also developed a high transmission line inspection robot name Expliner. Last week ...
01 February 2014, by

Snap 2014: Aerial drones and 3D mapping software for civil engineering surveying

An Irish surveyor tested results (and had those results peer reviewed through the local university) of surveys done by drone and software vs. doing it by hand (which took days longer). The surveyor is...
06 January 2014, by

Mapping in the Cloud

UPDATE: New video of a collaborative, cloud-based mapping experiment. Mapping is essential for mobile robots and a cornerstone of many more robotics applications that require a robot to interact with...
23 December 2013, by and

Maps & apps

Image: senseFly ... Two events, from different parts of the world, on the same day and subject: geographic information systems (GIS) and global positioning systems (GPS) and the use of “layering”...
08 October 2013, by

National Geographic uses AGVs and drones for photo story about lions

... Once again National Geographic photographers have used innovative techniques to capture amazing images. Remember the polar bear cam in 2011 that got crushed by the curious bear as he examined and ...
12 August 2013, by







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