Keyword: Autonomous vehicles

Briefs: Propulsion

This research evaluates the entanglement of an unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) operating in marine vegetation common to...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Working alongside human-piloted aircraft, the AI-equipped Gambit military drone will enable pilots to see deeper into hostile airspace, detect threats first, and provide time and space for critical decisions and actions.
Articles: Unmanned Systems
After losing 2020 to COVID and successfully relaunching live in Atlanta in 2021, AUVSI is bringing their XPONENTIAL 2022 tech conference and trade show to Orlando, Florida's spacious Orange County Convention Center.
Application Briefs: Weapons Systems
SWORD Defense Systems recently unveiled its Special Purpose Unmanned Rifle (SPUR).
News: RF & Microwave Electronics

In the current context of aircraft electrification, the aerospace industry needs to address increased design complexity and higher levels of integration,...

Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
Truly autonomous UAVs will require computer vision and navigation, cooperation between autonomous vehicles, and explainable and robust AI.
Briefs: Imaging
A computational approach for action prediction can extend to machines and also promote further research in human prediction and intention sensing.
News: Manufacturing & Prototyping

SAE International is inviting global participation in its AeroTech® aerospace and defense technology conference and exhibition, which is for the first...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Tools, approaches, and insights to confidently approach the safe, secure, effective, and efficient testing of autonomy on air platforms.
News: Lighting

The growing prominence of sensor-based driving systems is creating opportunities for electronics companies to enter the auto industry. After years of speculation about Apple launching an electric...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Silent Sentinel’s offering includes a dual Electro-Optic/Infra-Red camera payload, a laser range finder, and a panoramic surveillance camera.
Briefs: Imaging
Designing fast and unpredictable motion strategies for robotic surveillance agents in complex environments using Markov chain modeling and optimization methods.
Application Briefs: Defense
Numerica announced the development of a new U.S.-made, short-range surveillance radar for counter unmanned aircraft systems (C-UAS).
News: Manned Systems

Testing for automated driver-assist systems (ADAS) has required a completely new approach to testing. The most obvious reason for this is the sheer number of sensors and actuators involved in...

Application Briefs: Imaging
The Marine Corps will use the FLIR Centaur to assist in disarming improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
Articles: AR/AI
Artificial intelligence can be used for a plethora of defense applications, including command and control of military operations.
Application Briefs: Motion Control
A number of maxon's precision DC and BLDC motors were designed into the Perseverance rover.
Articles: Data Acquisition

When in recent years it became apparent to developers of autonomous vehicles (AVs) that they could never cumulatively acquire the equivalent of billions of miles of on-road validation necessary to create...

News: RF & Microwave Electronics

Radar sensing has been used for various functions in passenger vehicles for more than two decades. Like all sensors intended an automated vehicle (AV), radar has...

News: Aerospace

Nearly a quarter-century ago, the Vertical Flight Society, a helicopter-industry group founded in 1943 as the American Helicopter Society, published a graphic dubbed “V/STOL Aircraft and...

Briefs: Software
Investigating algorithmic approaches to create scalable, robust, multi-scale, and effective urban surveillance and crowd control strategies using UAVs and UGVs.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The U.S. military is prioritizing development of drone swarms as a means to reduce risk to our warfighters.
Articles: Robotics, Automation & Control
A new era of Robotic Combat Vehicles (RCV) is about to begin
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Recent technological advancements could enable the military to employ robotic platforms in swarms to help overcome operational challenges in an urban environment.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
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.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Developing an effective cooperative communication system for unmanned aerial vehicles can increase their autonomy, reduce manpower requirements, and improve mission capabilities.
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.
News: Photonics/Optics

A European company has developed time-saving simulation software for users of the University of Michigan’s Mcity CAV (connected and autonomous vehicle) testing facility in Ann Arbor. It has...

News: Design

“I was a vehicle-dynamics engineer my entire career—but maybe not a good one, because they put me in charge of a self-driving car!” jokes Jason Fischer, chief engineer for the Cruise Origin, the autonomous...

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