XTEND Earns $20M Contract to Develop Multi-Drone OS
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XTEND Earns $20M Contract to Develop Multi-Drone OS

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 Integrates With Envoy for Workplace Visitor Check-In
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Cobalt Robotics Integrates With Envoy for Workplace Visitor Check-In

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 Delivers First T7 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robots to U.S. Air Force
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L3Harris Delivers First T7 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robots to U.S. Air Force

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…

ABM Deploys Knightscope Autonomous Robots in Major Parking Facility
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ABM Deploys Knightscope Autonomous Robots in Major Parking Facility

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…

Quanergy Upgrades Software to Reduce False Alarms for 3D Lidar
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Quanergy Upgrades Software to Reduce False Alarms for 3D Lidar

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.

 

T-Mobile, InDro Robotics Partner on 5G Connectivity for Inspection Robots
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T-Mobile, InDro Robotics Partner on 5G Connectivity for Inspection Robots

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.

 

Teledyne FLIR Launches Drone for Public Safety, Industrial Inspection
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Teledyne FLIR Launches Drone for Public Safety, Industrial Inspection

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 Launches Automatic Criminal Detection Feature
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Knightscope Launches Automatic Criminal Detection Feature

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 to Integrate Robot Dog, Yellow, into Service Offerings

Prosegur Security to Integrate Robot Dog, Yellow, into Service Offerings

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).

 

DeTect Introduces Dual-Function Bird and Drone Radar System
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DeTect Introduces Dual-Function Bird and Drone Radar System

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.

 

China’s DEEP Robotics Launches Rescue Robot Dog System
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China’s DEEP Robotics Launches Rescue Robot Dog System

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.