Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous Vehicles

Polaris, ARA and Neya Systems collaborate to provide Team Polaris MRZR X platform to U.S. Army

The U.S. Army will utilize an “elite platform” for its Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport (SMET) program. The platform is the result of a collaboration between Polaris Industries Inc., Applied Research Associates Inc.

PSA Security Network named first authorized distributor of the Sharp INTELLOS A-UGV

Sharp Robotics Business Development (SRBD), which is a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), has announced the appointment of PSA Security Network as the first authorized distributor of the Sharp INTELLOS Automated Unmanned Ground Vehic

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Real-Time Innovations announces connectivity software that can be used for autonomous vehicles

Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity company Real-Time Innovations (RTI) has announced its RTI Connext DDS 5.3, which is the “first connectivity software designed to build layered-databus architectures for IIoT systems of systems.”

BAE Systems’ new UGV seeks to take soldiers out of harm’s way

BAE Systems’ new UGV, called Ironclad, is designed to ultimately take soldiers out of certain dangerous situations by taking on dangerous jobs that they have traditionally been tasked with.

DOT issues ‘A Vision for Safety 2.0’ guidance for automated vehicles

The U.S. Department of Transportation has issued new, updated voluntary guidance for automated vehicles, building on earlier guidance released last September under the previous administration.  

May Mobility to test autonomous vehicles in Detroit in October

From October 9 to 13, Ann Arbor, Michigan-based May Mobility Inc., which is a startup that became incorporated in January of this year, will operate a pilot program using autonomous vehicles to shuttle Bedrock LLC employees in downtown Detroit to

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What's Inside the September 2017 issue of Unmanned Systems

The September 2017 issue of Unmanned Systems looks at Army plans for robotics, NASA plans to use robotics to refuel satellites in space, and how businesses, artists and others are using artificial intelligence to improve their products and service

TuSimple to test driverless trucks in Tucson, Arizona after opening new office

TuSimple, which is a company based in China that is developing driverless commercial trucks, has opened an office in Tucson, Arizona, which will allow the company to test and demonstrate its vehicles in the city.