FAA Committee Publishes Recommendations for Adopting BVLOS
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FAA Committee Publishes Recommendations for Adopting BVLOS

The Unmanned Aircraft Systems Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) within the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently published its final report, with a set of five recommendations for rulemaking changes to allow for the expansion of unmanned aircraft systems and BVLOS operations.

 

Paper Suggests that Zero Roadway Deaths are Possible via Existing Sensors
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Paper Suggests that Zero Roadway Deaths are Possible via Existing Sensors

Neural Propulsion Systems, which develops autonomous sensing platforms, has issued a paper that says compelling new innovations enable vehicles with or without human supervision to see enough, clear enough and far enough to eliminate roadway deaths. Many believe that achieving zero roadway deaths is necessary for universal adoption of autonomous driving.

 

Robotics Data Launches Market Report for Counter-Drone Market
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Robotics Data Launches Market Report for Counter-Drone Market

Robotics Data, a robotics analytics and consultant firm and strategic partner of Robotics World, has announced a new report providing details on the counter-drone systems market. Also known as counter-unmanned aircraft systems (C-UAS), the market includes equipment and software that allows organizations and governments to detect drones that may be threatening their airspace or facilities.

 

Free Whitepaper: The Benefits of Crossed Roller Bearings for Robotics
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Free Whitepaper: The Benefits of Crossed Roller Bearings for Robotics

IKO International has published a free downloadable whitepaper that discusses the benefits of using crossed roller bearings for modern robotics and automated machines. The report gives an overview of crossed roller bearings and provides advice on what to look for when choosing a crossed roller bearing for a robotic application.

 

 

How Robots-as-a-Service Can Help a Warehouse Operation
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How Robots-as-a-Service Can Help a Warehouse Operation

The robots-as-a-service (RaaS) pricing model reduces the heavy, upfront investment for co-working robots. Traditional business models required a warehouse to make a cost-intensive capital expenditure for robot hardware upfront. RaaS, on the other hand, enables companies to switch to a monthly payment and realize a return on investment on day one.

 

IFR Says Mobile Robot Unit Sales Are Booming
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IFR Says Mobile Robot Unit Sales Are Booming

The International Federation of Robotics (IFR) has announced that unit sales of autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) in the logistics sector will increase by 31% between 2020 and 2023 annually. In addition, the use of AMRs in public environments will also rise rapidly – almost 40% per year worldwide – as well as professional cleaning robots (41% combined annual growth rate).

 

New Report Available on Disinfection Robots Market
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New Report Available on Disinfection Robots Market

Robotics Data, a strategic partner of Robotics World, has announced its latest market report, “Disinfection Robots: Sanitizing the World, One Room at a Time.” The exclusive report provides details on more than 60 companies worldwide creating UVC-based disinfection robots, both semi-autonomous and autonomous. The special report is available for $199 through July 31, 2021, and can be purchased here.

 

 

RIA Publishes Safety Standard for Industrial Mobile Robots
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RIA Publishes Safety Standard for Industrial Mobile Robots

After more than four years of work and input from hundreds of industry experts, the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) has published the new American National Standard for safety requirements for industrial mobile robots. Known as R15.08 Part 1, the standard is a critical first step toward common guidelines in this growing sector of robotics, the RIA said.