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Researchers Develop Self-Healing Smart Material

Researchers Develop Self-Healing Smart Material

Jun 30, 2016 @ 18:49 | By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture |  Washington State University researchers have developed a unique, multifunctional smart material that can change shape from heat or light and assemble and disassemble itself. They have filed a provisional patent on the work. This is the first time researchers have […]

Drones to keep Tabs on Light Pollution

Drones to keep Tabs on Light Pollution

Jun 28, 2016 @ 18:37 |  Astronomers at Nottingham Trent University have developed a light, low cost system, deployable on a drone, that could help everyone monitor and control light pollution (Also known as photopollution or luminous pollution, is excessive, misdirected, or obtrusive artificial light). The team, led by undergraduate student Ashley Fuller, present their […]

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 […]

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. […]

NovAtel Announced Safe GNSS Positioning Technology for Autonomous Vehicles

NovAtel Announced Safe GNSS Positioning Technology for Autonomous Vehicles

May 25, 2016 @ 20:37 |  New Engineering Team at NovAtel Ready to Deliver the Functionally Safe Positioning Technology Required to Make Autonomous Vehicles Part of Our Everyday Lives. NovAtel, designer and manufacturer of high precision OEM positioning technology; announced the company’s ground breaking initiative to develop functionally safe Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) positioning technology for […]

LiDAR can be used as Monitoring Tool for Marine Debris

LiDAR can be used as Monitoring Tool for Marine Debris

May 9, 2016 @ 20:20 |  LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) is a powerful cutting edge technology for 3 dimensional mapping, object detection, recognition and Identification. The LiDAR sensors are very much popular in mobile robotics for obstacle avoidance and mapping. Now according to a new science report published in Nature on 9th May 2016, […]

VectorNav Introduces Tactical Series Line of Inertial Navigation Systems (INS)

VectorNav Introduces Tactical Series Line of Inertial Navigation Systems (INS)

May 3, 2016 @ 18:18 | VectorNav Technologies, the leading innovator and manufacturer of embedded navigation solutions, today introduced the Tactical Series, a next generation family of high-performance Inertial Navigation Systems (INS). Built on a common tactical grade proprietary MEMS inertial sensing core, the Tactical Series includes the VN-110 Inertial Measurement Unit and Attitude Heading […]