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Autonomous Aircraft by Xwing, with Maxime Gariel

Robohub Podcast · Autonomous Aircraft Abate talks to Maxime Gariel, CTO of Xwing about the autonomous flight technology they are developing. At Xwing, they are converting traditional aircr...
12 July 2021, by

Researchers introduce a new generation of tiny, agile drones

By Daniel Ackerman If you’ve ever swatted a mosquito away from your face, only to have it return again (and again and again), you know that insects can be remarkably acrobatic and resilient in fl...
02 March 2021, by

How to keep drones flying when a motor fails

Robotics researchers at the University of Zurich show how onboard cameras can be used to keep damaged quadcopters in the air and flying stably – even without GPS....
14 January 2021, by
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On Demand Drone Deliveries, with Yariv Bash

In this episode Abate interviews Yariv Bash from Flytrex. Yariv discusses how Flytrex works in cooperation with local businesses in a city to use drones to rapidly transport goods in a local region. A...
05 March 2019, by
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Safe Robot Learning on Hardware, with Jaime Fernández Fisac

In this interview, Audrow Nash interviews Jaime Fernández Fisac, a PhD student at University of California, Berkeley, working with Professors Shankar Sastry, Claire Tomlin, and Anca Dragan. Fisac is ...
04 February 2019, by

Indoor drone shows are here

2017 was the year where indoor drone shows came into their own. Verity Studios' Lucie drones alone completed more than 20,000 autonomous flights. A Synthetic Swarm of 99 Lucie micro drones started t...
09 January 2018, by


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Energy, enthusiasm and spirit of cooperation: Award winners of ERL Emergency Robots 2017 announced

The European Robotics League (ERL) announced the winners of ERL Emergency Robots 2017 major tournament, during the awards ceremony held on Saturday, 23rd September at Giardini Pro Patria, in Piombino,...
29 September 2017, by

The referees’ special awards ERL Emergency Robots 2017

The European Robotics League (ERL) announced the winners of ERL Emergency Robots 2017 major tournament, during the awards ceremony held on Saturday, 23rd September at Giardini Pro Patria, in Piombino,...
29 September 2017, by

#ERLEmergency2017 in tweets

The ERL Emergency Robots 2017 (#ERLemergency2017) major tournament in Piombino, Italy, gathered 130 participants from 16 universities and companies from 8 European countries. Participating teams desig...
27 September 2017, by

The Drone Center’s Weekly Roundup: 7/31/17

A U.S. Army soldier launches an RQ-11 Raven during an exercise in North Carolina on July 27. Credit: Staff Sgt. Andrew Lee/U.S. Air Force July 24, 2017 – July 30, 2017 If you would like to ...

Robots to the rescue!

This article was first published on the IEC e-tech website. Rapid advances in technology are revolutionizing the roles of aerial, terrestrial and maritime robotic systems in disaster relief, search...
19 July 2017, by

Robohub Digest 06/17: Robots in health and medicine, wheeling and dealing in the world of autonomous vehicles, and lots of new tech in action

A quick, hassle-free way to stay on top of robotics news, our robotics digest is released on the first Monday of every month. Sign up to get it in your inbox....
14 July 2017, by

UAV-based crop and weed classification for future farming

Crops are key for a sustainable food production and we face several challenges in crop production. First, we need to feed a growing world population. Second, our society demands high-quality foods. Th...

More efficient and safer: How drones are changing the workplace

Technology-driven automation plays a critical role in the global economy, and its visibility in our lives is growing. As technology impacts more and more jobs, individuals and enterprises find themsel...
23 June 2017, by

Xponential 2017 in images

The Xponential 2017 national conference was held May 8-11 by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. The even...

As DJI dominates camera and commercial drone sales, drone funding falls

According to AgFunder's 2016 AgTech Investing Report (supported by The Robot Report's own research), 2016 drone funding fell 64% from 2015 levels. Also, the type of companies getting funded were sens...
03 May 2017, by

The art of drone flight: Creating drone costumes

Drone costume designer Léa Pereyre showcases several of her imaginative designs and describes her experience with dreaming up new concepts for this emerging art form. Check out more designs on the...
07 February 2017, by

Swarms of precision agriculture robots could help put food on the table

Swarms of drones will help farmers map weeds in their fields and improve crop yields. This is the promise of an ECHORD++ funded research project called ‘SAGA: Swarm Robotics for Agricultural Appli...
21 October 2016, by , and

In motion: Video transmission by mobile drones

Raheeb Muzaffar, an information technology specialist, has developed an application-layer framework that improves the transmission of videos between moving drones and mobile devices located at ground ...
07 October 2016, by

Big day for robotics: 3 fundings and a merger acquisition

Auris Surgical Robotics will acquire Hansen Medical for $80M+, PrecisionHawk raised $18M to help bring commercial drones safely into US airspace, and SkySafe raised $3M to disable badly behaving ...
21 April 2016, by

3D Robotics undergoing layoffs and other challenges

3D Robotics unveiled sweeping changes by closing its San Diego facility, reducing staff at its Berkeley headquarters and in Austin, TX, and acknowledging that co-founder and president Jordi Muñoz ...
29 March 2016, by

Robotics, AI and automation in “Forbes 30 under 30”

[clear] Forbes has once again expanded their "30 under 30" list this year to celebrate the achievements of the up and coming; the main list now covers 20 different sectors, and an inaugural E...
26 January 2016, by

Motion-planning algorithms allow drones to make hairpin turns in a simulated “forest”

Adam Conner-Simons | CSAIL Getting drones to fly around without hitting things is no small task. Obstacle-detection and motion-planning are two of computer science’s trickiest challenges, because...
19 January 2016, by

Flying robots, with Dario Floreano (Part two)

Last month we caught up with Dario Floreano, the head of the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland. Here we continue our discussion,...
15 January 2016, by and

New insect-inspired vision strategy could hasten development of mini-drones

New research published today in the Journal of Bioinspiration and Biomimetics by the Micro Air Vehicle laboratory of TU Delft shows that an insect-inspired vision strategy can help indoor flying drone...
07 January 2016, by

This flying machine uses ducted fans for propulsion and control

The Flying Platform is a new flying machine developed at the Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control at ETH Zurich. Its purpose is to study the use of electric ducted fans as control and propulsion ...
05 January 2016, by

Using drones in wine making

In 2014, viticulturist William Metz was granted a fellowship by the Villa d’Este Wine Symposium to spend a full year evaluating the potential applications of drones in wine making — a project t...
28 December 2015, by

Flying robots, with Dario Floreano (Part 1)

As head of the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland, Dario Floreano knows a thing or two about flying robots. In the first segment...
22 December 2015, by and

Yamaha RMAX crop sprayer gets full FAA approval

The FAA granted Yamaha Motor Corporation an Agricultural Aircraft Operations certificate for their RMAX crop spraying remotely piloted helicopters....
21 December 2015, by







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