TAG: UGV

Swift, Carnegie release Duro for ground robots

May 11, 2017By

Swift Navigation and Carnegie Robotics released their first joint product at AUVSI’s Xponential: the Duro, a ruggedized version of Swift Navigation’s Piksi Multi dual-frequency RTK GNSS receiver. Built for outdoor operations, Duro combines a rugged enclosure with centimeter-accurate positioning. Leveraging design principles typically used in military hardware, the GNSS sensor is protected against weather, moisture, vibration, dust, water immersion and... read more

Unmanned ground vehicle market worth $2.63B by 2021

February 23, 2017By

The unmanned ground vehicle market (UGV) is estimated to be valued at $1.49 billion in 2016 and is projected to reach $2.63 billion by 2021 with a CAGR of 12.14 percent during the forecast period, according to a new market report. The report, published by MarketsandMarkets, examines the unmanned ground vehicle market (UGV). The base year considered for the study is... read more

Tomorrow’s driverless convoy on the road today

June 6, 2016By

Unmanned tactical wheeled vehicles for logistics and route clearance missions provide a significant force protection advantage — removing personnel from targeted vehicles, extending standoff distance from explosives, and empowering a single operator to simultaneously supervise multiple unmanned assets in convoy. This article discusses some of the enabling technologies and the motivations behind them, for safer and more efficient logistics and... read more

Micro Systems displays UGV tech at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016

May 13, 2016By

Maynard J. Factor of Micro Systems, an unmanned systems division of Kratos Defense, explains the company’s unmanned ground system technology at the Association of Unmanned Vehicles International‘s Xpontential 2016 show, held May 2-5 in New Orleans. Micro Systems’ leader/follower capabilities allow an unmanned, autonomous Impact Protection Vehicle to follow a manned lead vehicle. read more

Demonstration shows unmanned ground-air collaboration

January 29, 2016By

Carnegie Mellon University and Sikorsky Aircraft researchers have used an autonomous helicopter and an autonomous ground vehicle to demonstrate for the U.S. Army that ground and air robots can perform complex, cooperative missions, the university announced Jan. 20. During the Oct. 27 demonstration, an unmanned Black Hawk helicopter picked up an unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), flew a 12-mile route, delivered the UGV... read more

Hey, AU! — Autonomous Unmanned News

May 29, 2015By

In this special section, GPS World focuses on automous positioning and navigation technology, including unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs). SenseFly Launches Intelligent Mapping and Inspection Drone SenseFly launched the eXom, a quadcopter for mapping and inspection, at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems show, held May 4–7 in Atlanta. The 3.7-pound quadcopter offers professionals such... read more

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