Unmanned Vehicles & Robotics

Robotics

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Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
ADDere printing not only a rocket combustion chamber and nozzle, but seamlessly merged them into one full size rocket thrust chamber assembly.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A number of maxon's precision DC and BLDC motors were designed into the Perseverance rover.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

When soldiers enter a new environment, their mission demands they stay one step ahead of the enemy; however, they may find it challenging to maintain a high level of alertness if they're...

INSIDER: Unmanned Systems

Using advanced machine learning, drones can be used to detect dangerous “butterfly” landmines in remote regions of post-conflict countries.

Articles: Software
Learn how digital twins improve the use and performance of robotic systems.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Recent technological advancements could enable the military to employ robotic platforms in swarms to help overcome operational challenges in an urban environment.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
The U.S. military is prioritizing development of drone swarms as a means to reduce risk to our warfighters.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Combat is being transformed by Manned-Unmanned Teaming (MUMT) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technologies that improve a warrior’s situational awareness.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
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: Robotics, Automation & Control
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: Aerospace
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: RF & Microwave Electronics
NASA is adding a new antenna for communicating with the agency’s farthest-flung robotic spacecraft.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Accurate measurement of deformations occurring within or on soft materials will advance the next class of soft robotics and wearable biomedical sensors.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Understanding the mechanics of insect flight could help improve the agility, autonomy, robustness and integrated sensing and processing of unmanned aerial vehicles.
INSIDER: Unmanned Systems

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

Products: Software
Flexible testing systems; mission-defense tech; high-speed comparators; and more.
Products: Materials
Metal 3D Printers, Dispensing Robots, Resistance Spot Welding, and More
Articles: Aerospace
Although marking adds no intrinsic value to a component, it is central to the smooth operation of the industry.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Steadicopter's Black Eagle 50 unmanned helicopter has been upgraded.
Blog: Transportation
Editor Bruce A. Bennett offers a look at the Association of the United States Army's 2019 Annual Meeting.
News: Motion Control
A Tech Briefs reader asks: What's next with military motion control?
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
Kongsberg Geospatial recently introduced a new multi-domain control system for coordinating the use of drones in the battlespace.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A Robinson-22 helicopter converted into an unmanned drone successfully completed in-air programmed missions.
News: Design

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: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Editor Bruce A. Bennett takes us through the unusual — and completely unexpected —at this year's LASER World of Photonics.
Products: Motion Control
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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: Aerospace

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...

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