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Tertill: Weeding Robot For Home Gardens

Tertill: Weeding Robot For Home Gardens

Jun 13, 2017 @ 17:59 | Weatherproof and self-charging, Tertill lives in your vegetable or flower garden and takes care of the weeding. Tertill is a solar-powered and weatherproof robot that weeds your garden every day. With Tertill, gardeners can now enjoy weed-free vegetable and flower gardens, without the monotony and frustration of weeding.  Organic […]

GelSight sensor Gives Robots a Sense of Touch

GelSight sensor Gives Robots a Sense of Touch

By Larry Hardesty | Jun 5, 2017 @ 06:22 | CSAIL |MIT News | A GelSight sensor attached to a robot’s gripper enables the robots gauge objects’ hardness and manipulate small tools. Eight years ago, Ted Adelson’s research group at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) unveiled a new sensor technology, called GelSight, that uses […]

NASA Drone Traffic Management Tests Take Off in Reno

NASA Drone Traffic Management Tests Take Off in Reno

May 29, 2017 @ 13:02 | NASA and its partners are in the midst of testing the next, more complex version of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Drone Traffic Management (UTM) technologies with live, remotely-operated aircraft, or drones, at six different sites around the nation. The three-week campaign, known as Technology Capability Level 2 (TCL2) […]

Virginia Tech Receives Autonomous Vehicles Driving Simulator

Virginia Tech Receives Autonomous Vehicles Driving Simulator

May 27, 2017 @ 13:17 | Virginia Tech’s newest laboratory, the Autonomous Systems and Intelligent Machines (ASIM) lab, is home to a tiny town with Autonomous robotic vehicles and a full-sized smart car. The lab will provide data-driven, scientific insight into how people interact with automated vehicle systems — a crucial new element to the real-world […]

Prevents Autonomous Vehicles From Hacking

Prevents Autonomous Vehicles From Hacking

May 26, 2017 @ 06:58 | Texas A&M University researchers have developed an intelligent transportation system prototype designed to avoid collisions and prevent hacking of autonomous vehicles. Modern vehicles are increasingly autonomous, relying on sensors to provide information to automatically control them. They are also equipped with internet access for safety or infotainment applications making […]