XTEND, which develops the XOS human-guided autonomous operating system that aims to revolutionize human-to-machine interaction, announced it was awarded a $20 million contract by the Israel Ministry of Defense to develop and supply a multi-drone operating system. The new joint project with MAFAT and the Israeli Ministry of Directorate of Defense Research & Development will…
Cobalt Robotics, which uses autonomous robots to supplement security guard posts, has announced a new technology partnership and software integration with Envoy, a workplace platform that enables more flexible workplace options. Envoy Visitors is now integrated with Cobalt’s autonomous robots, adding a new level of innovation to the visitor check-in process, Cobalt said. Workplaces that…
L3Harris Technologies announced delivery of the first of more than 100 T7 explosive ordnance disposal robots to the U.S. Air Force as part of a contract supporting the USAF’s global EOD mission. The L3Harris T7 EOD robot, compared to previous systems, offers increased speed, improved lift, reach strength, extended battery life and human-like dexterity, increasing…
Knightscope, Inc., which develops advanced physical monitoring technologies to enhance U.S. facility operations, and ABM, a leading provider of integrated facility, parking and transportation solutions, and electric vehicle (EV) charger installations, announced the deployment of three autonomous robots at a U.S. international airport parking facility. The Knightscope self-driving robots will navigate and monitor ABM’s parking facilities…
The SICK nanoScan 3 is the smallest safety laser scanner from SICK. It is designed for the protection and localization of mobile platforms. Its safeHDDM scan technology delivers reliable, high-precision measurement data and is extremely resistant to light, dust or dirt.
Quanergy Systems, which develops lidar sensors and smart 3D solutions, has announced upgrades to its QORTEX DTC and Q-View software that support its MQ-8 series of lidar sensors. The new features of the upgrade include significantly improved accuracy and drastic reduction in false alarms, thanks to its motion-based noise reduction mechanism and first occlusion filter/object stitching mechanism, the company said.
Robotics-World recently spoke with Cobalt Robotics COO Mike LeBlanc on the company’s growth in the security robotics space, along with new partnerships with building management and other security companies.
T-Mobile has announced it is working with InDro Robotics, a Canadian air and ground robotics research and development company, to utilize 5G wireless connectivity to operate Indro’s ground-based industrial inspection robots. The companies are currently testing security and inspection capabilities at electrical substations.
Israel’s Champel Capital has announced it added Indoor Robotics to its investment portfolio, raising $18 million in Series A funding. Indoor Robotics is developing an autonomous, aerial indoor security robot.
Teledyne FLIR has launched its SIRAS drone aimed at industrial and utility inspection tasks, as well as uses in public safety, firefighting, and search and rescue missions. The professional drone includes a quick-connect dual radiometric thermal and visible camera payload, and is engineered for data security, performance and affordability.
Knightscope, which develops advanced physical security technologies, has announced its Automatic Criminal Detection Capability (ACDC) feature, a real-time and extensive criminal data intelligence solution. The feature is now available to new and existing clients that subscribe to the company’s K1 Tower and future K1 Hemisphere system, which is set to be released in Q4 2022.
Prosegur Security USA has announced its plans to integrate its newest technology, a robot dog named Yellow, into its private and professional security offerings for perimeter patrol tasks. Yellow is powered by Prosegur’s GenzAI platform and AI partner Azena, enabling risk situations to be communicated via 5G technology to any Prosegur security operations center (SOC).
Cobalt Robotics, which deploys autonomous mobile robots to help security operations, has announced an integration with Otis and its Integrated Dispatch API in order to call and dispatch Otis elevators remotely.
DeTect Inc., which develops fully integrated radar and advanced remote sensing technologies, has announced the introduction of a dual-function bird and drone radar operational system for U.S. military installations – the MERLIN BDR-DDR. Developed in 2003 for real-time, tactical operational birdstrike avoidance, the MERLIN system now has TRUE3D technology for simultaneous bird and drone detecting capabilities.
Safetrust, which develops secure and virtual credential solutions, has announced further integration of its sensor ecosystem into Cobalt Robotics’ autonomous mobile security robots. The expanded partnership allows Cobalt robots to connect with the Safetrust ecosystem of security offerings more seamlessly.
China-based DEEP Robotics, which is developing quadruped robots, has announced the release of the Jueying X20 hazard detection and rescue robot dog. The Jueying X20 is designed for detection and rescue services on the complex terrain of a post-earthquake landscape, the insides of vulnerable debris buildings, tunnel traffic accidents, as well as in toxic, hypoxia, and high-density smoke environments created by chemical pollution or a natural disaster event.