Autonomous

SeeByte and MIT Collaborating to Get Robots Working Together

SeeByte and MIT Collaborating to Get Robots Working Together

Jul 12, 2016 @ 18:49 |  SeeByte and MIT are working together to improve the transfer of autonomy research and development between different autonomy systems SeeByte (The company provides clients in the maritime sector with the most advanced software solutions to enhance the capabilities of their underwater sensors, vehicles and systems) and MIT (CSAIL) have announced […]

Dallas Shooting: Is It Ethically Correct to Allow Robots to Take Human Life?

Dallas Shooting: Is It Ethically Correct to Allow Robots to Take Human Life?

Jul 10, 2016 @ 20:39 |  Dallas Police used a robot to kill a shooter on Thursday night. In this accident five police officers also died but the main focus of media went on killer robot used by Dallas police. This robot (Northrop Grumman Remotec – Andros) is used earlier also but for bomb disposal […]

Starship Launches Testing Program for Self-driving Delivery Robots

Starship Launches Testing Program for Self-driving Delivery Robots

Jul 6, 2016 @ 16:30 | Starship, UK |  Starting from July, millions of people will have a chance to encounter autonomous delivery robots on the pavements of the United Kingdom, Germany and Switzerland as part of the testing program announced today by Starship Technologies and major industry partners. A similar program will be announced for […]

New Technique Controls Autonomous Vehicles in Extreme Conditions

New Technique Controls Autonomous Vehicles in Extreme Conditions

Jul 2, 2016 @ 16:56 | Georgia Institute of Technology | A Georgia Institute of Technology research team has devised a novel way to help keep a driverless vehicle under control as it maneuvers at the edge of its handling limits. The approach could help make self-driving cars of the future safer under hazardous road conditions. […]

Lincoln Lab Demonstrates Centimeter-level Vehicle Localization During Snowstorms

Lincoln Lab Demonstrates Centimeter-level Vehicle Localization During Snowstorms

Jun 24, 2016 @ 18:47 | MIT Lincoln Lab |  A ground-penetrating radar system enhances an autonomous vehicle’s ability to know its position on a roadway even when other approaches fail. During a mid-March snowstorm, researchers from MIT Lincoln Laboratory achieved real-time, nighttime, centimeter-level vehicle localization while driving the test vehicle at highway speeds over roads […]

Google Team Teaches Self-Driving Car to Honk

Google Team Teaches Self-Driving Car to Honk

Jun 3, 2016 @ 19:26 |  Pedestrians and cyclists often rely on sound to alert them to a nearby car, particularly if they’re about to cross the street or change lanes. For people with visual impairments, the sound of an approaching vehicle can be critical information. The Google self-driving car project team has started teaching […]

Stanford Jackrabbot, A Social Robot to Understand Human Behavior

Stanford Jackrabbot, A Social Robot to Understand Human Behavior

Jun 1, 2016 @ 21:03 | Stanford| USA | Human behavior cannot be predicted by any mathematical rule; human may behave differently in different situations and also changes over time. So to navigate among the humans on sidewalks and mingle with humans in crowded places, robots have to understand the unwritten rules of human behavior. […]