Robotics

Robotic Components & Assemblies

Briefs: Defense
Recent technological advancements could enable the military to employ robotic platforms in swarms to help overcome operational challenges in an urban environment.
Articles: Aerospace
The U.S. military is prioritizing development of drone swarms as a means to reduce risk to our warfighters.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Combat is being transformed by Manned-Unmanned Teaming (MUMT) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technologies that improve a warrior’s situational awareness.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Weighing only 70 kilograms, the Pitbull-3 delivers Point & Shoot technology
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Using the relationship of system architecture products and model-based systems engineering analysis, a UAV-UGV team can collaboratively conduct the structured, rudimentary tasks necessary to find a person in distress.
Articles: Defense
A raft of companies have emerged to provide counter-UAS technologies, but challenges remain.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
A new era of Robotic Combat Vehicles (RCV) is about to begin
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This research explores the development of a UGV capable of operating autonomously in a densely cluttered environment such as the tropical jungles or plantation estates commonly found in Asia.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
NASA is adding a new antenna for communicating with the agency’s farthest-flung robotic spacecraft.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Accurate measurement of deformations occurring within or on soft materials will advance the next class of soft robotics and wearable biomedical sensors.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Understanding the mechanics of insect flight could help improve the agility, autonomy, robustness and integrated sensing and processing of unmanned aerial vehicles.
INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

New Jersey Army National Guard soldiers train daily to operate the RQ-7B Shadow unmanned aerial vehicle for surveillance, targeting and communications relay.

Products: Aerospace
Flexible testing systems; mission-defense tech; high-speed comparators; and more.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Metal 3D Printers, Dispensing Robots, Resistance Spot Welding, and More
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Although marking adds no intrinsic value to a component, it is central to the smooth operation of the industry.
Blog: Aerospace
Editor Bruce A. Bennett offers a look at the Association of the United States Army's 2019 Annual Meeting.
Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control
A Tech Briefs reader asks: What's next with military motion control?
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Kongsberg Geospatial recently introduced a new multi-domain control system for coordinating the use of drones in the battlespace.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A Robinson-22 helicopter converted into an unmanned drone successfully completed in-air programmed missions.
News: Medical

Many medical devices — from robotic surgery to autonomous delivery robots in hospitals, to dialysis equipment — use motion control products to operate. Allied Motion’s long and successful experience as a...

News: Robotics, Automation & Control
Editor Bruce A. Bennett takes us through the unusual — and completely unexpected —at this year's LASER World of Photonics.
Products: Aerospace
Lange Couplers

The construction and port orientation of the Lange Coupler from SemiGen (Londonderry, NH) makes it useful as both a power combiner and splitter for RF and...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Finding ways to overcome physical limitations so that humans can dive deeper and stay underwater longer has been an ongoing quest. Back in the 15th century, Leonardo Da Vinci drew sketches of a submarine and a...

Articles: Aerospace

Drones (i.e. quadrotors) are a popular and increasingly widespread product used by consumers as well as in a diversity of industrial, military and other applications. Historically under the control of human operators on the...

Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Drone Rescue GmbH Graz, Austria
+43 660 140 80 55
www.dronerescue.com

Drone Rescue Systems GmbH has developed a fast, efficient parachute safety solution for drones that can reduce the risk of...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The main goals of this research are to enhance a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software platform to support unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) exploring the complex...

Articles: Defense

It’s a crisp November day in Michigan, and a convoy of British and American resupply vehicles are rumbling along at a comfortable 25 miles per hour. In the lead is a British...

Articles: Communications

The US Army’s Futures Command is the most important administrative reorganization of the modern Army. Responding to the world’s changing priorities— especially the “near peer” threat of ascendant...

INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Boeing has introduced its newest unmanned platform, the Boeing Airpower Teaming System. Designed for global defense customers by Boeing Australia, it is the company’s...

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