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ProfNet Expert Alerts for May 22, 2020

Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 12:00am

The economics of home delivery already favor autonomous systems to provide the final shipment to your door.

Key Points: 
  • The economics of home delivery already favor autonomous systems to provide the final shipment to your door.
  • Autonomous delivery vehicles are very real, and are already being used in field tests.
  • The concept of autonomous vehicle technology used for contactless deliveries today for groceries, meals and medical supplies is gaining traction.
  • Publications include: Das, N. and Taylor, W. "Quantified Fault Tree Techniques for Calculating Hardware Fault Metrics According to ISO 26262."

Velodyne Lidar Announces Digital Learning Series on Automation and Safety During COVID-19

Monday, May 4, 2020 - 1:00pm

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a new digital learning series that will look at how automation is advancing safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a new digital learning series that will look at how automation is advancing safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The webinars will feature conversations with experts from innovative companies utilizing Velodyne lidar technology on the front lines of COVID-19 response.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200504005091/en/
    Velodyne Lidar announced a digital learning series that features conversations with experts from innovative companies utilizing Velodyne lidar on the front lines of COVID-19 response.
  • This digital learning series aims to advance understanding on how autonomous robots can perform essential services while reducing human exposure to contagions, said Sally Frykman, Vice President of Communications, Velodyne Lidar.

IDTechEx Reports on Autonomous Trucks: Addressing the Industry's Structural Challenges

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 5:47pm

In this article, analysts from IDTechEx discuss various aspects of autonomous trucking, outlining the latest trends and developments, discussing the remaining challenges and development opportunity, and offering a long-term market perspective and forecast.

Key Points: 
  • In this article, analysts from IDTechEx discuss various aspects of autonomous trucking, outlining the latest trends and developments, discussing the remaining challenges and development opportunity, and offering a long-term market perspective and forecast.
  • To learn more about this field, please see the IDTechEx report " Mobile Robots, Autonomous Vehicles, and Drones in Logistics, Warehousing, and Delivery 2020-2040 ".
  • This includes autonomous robots in factories and fulfilment centres, autonomous industrial vehicles such as forklifts, autonomous trucks and vans, and last mile delivery pods, robots, and drones.
  • In time, this colossal sum can be transferred from wages to technology and service costs offered by autonomous truck developers.

IDTechEx Reports on Autonomous Trucks: Addressing the Industry's Structural Challenges

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 5:55pm

In this article, analysts from IDTechEx discuss various aspects of autonomous trucking, outlining the latest trends and developments, discussing the remaining challenges and development opportunity, and offering a long-term market perspective and forecast.

Key Points: 
  • In this article, analysts from IDTechEx discuss various aspects of autonomous trucking, outlining the latest trends and developments, discussing the remaining challenges and development opportunity, and offering a long-term market perspective and forecast.
  • To learn more about this field, please see the IDTechEx report " Mobile Robots, Autonomous Vehicles, and Drones in Logistics, Warehousing, and Delivery 2020-2040 ".
  • This includes autonomous robots in factories and fulfilment centres, autonomous industrial vehicles such as forklifts, autonomous trucks and vans, and last mile delivery pods, robots, and drones.
  • In time, this colossal sum can be transferred from wages to technology and service costs offered by autonomous truck developers.

AT&T and Brain Corp to Enable Autonomous Robots

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 2:30pm

DALLAS, April 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --AT&T* and Brain Corp are working together tosupport data-rich IoT applications for autonomous mobile robots as COVID-19 brings the value of automation sharply into focus.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, April 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --AT&T* and Brain Corp are working together tosupport data-rich IoT applications for autonomous mobile robots as COVID-19 brings the value of automation sharply into focus.
  • Large-scale original equipment manufacturers are using Brain Corp technology to create autonomous robots thathelp retailers support workers and drive value by operating safely alongside workers and the general public.
  • Brain Corp-powered robots can be deployed quickly without custom infrastructure or training, and are currently providing more than a quarter million autonomous hour per month for retailers and essential businesses.
  • Brain Corp's comprehensive solutions support the builders of today's autonomous machines in successfully producing, deploying, and supporting robots across commercial industries and applications.

Innovations in Batteries, Robo Taxis, AI, Autonomous Vehicles, Combustion Engines, Air Taxis & Machine Learning - 2020 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 11:50am

The "Innovations in Batteries, Robo Taxis, AI, Autonomous Vehicles, Combustion Engines, Air Taxis, and Machine Learning" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Innovations in Batteries, Robo Taxis, AI, Autonomous Vehicles, Combustion Engines, Air Taxis, and Machine Learning" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This Mobility TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) profiles advancements in flexible battery, robot taxicab, autonomous driving, neuromorphic computing and artificial intelligence, internal combustion engine, electric vehicle charging, and ADAS.
  • Each monthly TOE provides subscribers valuable descriptions and analyses of 10 noteworthy innovations.
  • Autonomous Robot Taxicabs Integrated with LiDAR, Vision Sensors, and Machine Learning
    View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200401005333/en/

VOXL Flight First Open-Development Platform to Fuse Flight Controller and Companion Computer on Single Board

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 3:30pm

SAN DIEGO, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ModalAI released VOXL Flight today, the first open-development platform for autonomous drone navigation that fuses a companion computer with a PX4 flight controller on one printed circuit board (PCB).

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ModalAI released VOXL Flight today, the first open-development platform for autonomous drone navigation that fuses a companion computer with a PX4 flight controller on one printed circuit board (PCB).
  • "After developers install and configure VOXL Flight, the drone can navigate autonomously indoors, outdoors and around obstacles," said Chad Sweet, CEO, ModalAI.
  • "VOXL Flight accelerates autonomy by reducing the most difficult parts of hardware and software design for autonomous systems a true out-of-the-box solution."
  • VOXL Flight utilizes the Qualcomm Flight Pro UAS technology, one of the industry's fastest processors for camera, security and communications technologies for drones.

How SMP Robotics Could Assist in the Fight to Stop Current COVID-19 and Future Pandemics

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 11:15am
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200326005172/en/
    Thermal Observation & Surveillance Systems in SMP Robotics outdoor security robot.
  • One of the leading global developers of autonomous robot technologies - SMP Robotics, headquartered in Sausalito, California - has presented its latest models of patrol robots.
  • This could be an ideal solution in assisting governments and healthcare officials to stop the spread of current and future virus pandemics.
  • SMP Robotics robots will eliminate the hassles for the management involved with working with controlling the spread of the coronavirus.

Mobile Robots and Autonomous Vehicles: IDTechEx Analysts Discuss How Coronavirus Pushes Logistic Automation up the Agenda

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 5:11pm

This is a colossal transfer of value from wage expenses to a combination of capital investments and service subscription to autonomous robots of various types.

Key Points: 
  • This is a colossal transfer of value from wage expenses to a combination of capital investments and service subscription to autonomous robots of various types.
  • In the remainder of this article, IDTechEx analysts seek to highlight the key trends.
  • Their report " Mobile Robots, Autonomous Vehicles, and Drones in Logistics, Warehousing, and Delivery 2020-2040 "offers deep technology analysis and granular market forecasts.
  • This report " Mobile Robots, Autonomous Vehicles, and Drones in Logistics, Warehousing, and Delivery 2020-2040 " provides a comprehensive analysis of all the key players, technologies, and markets.

Mobile Robots and Autonomous Vehicles: IDTechEx Analysts Discuss How Coronavirus Pushes Logistic Automation up the Agenda

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 5:00pm

This is a colossal transfer of value from wage expenses to a combination of capital investments and service subscription to autonomous robots of various types.

Key Points: 
  • This is a colossal transfer of value from wage expenses to a combination of capital investments and service subscription to autonomous robots of various types.
  • In the remainder of this article, IDTechEx analysts seek to highlight the key trends.
  • Their report " Mobile Robots, Autonomous Vehicles, and Drones in Logistics, Warehousing, and Delivery 2020-2040 "offers deep technology analysis and granular market forecasts.
  • This report " Mobile Robots, Autonomous Vehicles, and Drones in Logistics, Warehousing, and Delivery 2020-2040 " provides a comprehensive analysis of all the key players, technologies, and markets.