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Flying Robots Inspect and Maintain Inspection Robots

March 1, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors

Mobile inspection robots crawl over pipelines on magnetic wheels and identify critical points using special sensors. What sounds like science fiction has long since become reality, but the moment that these robots need to be serviced and inspected, it has…

Velodyne’s Popular VLP-16 3D LiDAR Puck Guides ESIGELEC Team to Win in First ARGOS Challenge Oil & Gas Robotics Competition

November 11, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Oil & Gas, Sensors

MORGAN HILL, Calif., Nov. 10, 2015—Isolated and potentially vulnerable, offshore oil drilling platforms would seem ideal destinations for next-generation…

Autonomous Vehicles Are Everywhere

March 19, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

March 19, 2015—Autonomous vehicles are successful here and now but you are unlikely to meet one because the successes are in the upper atmosphere, open…

Robots On the Way to Revolutionize the Built Environment

November 4, 2014 - in Construction, Corporate, Sensors

In the past, robots were used for specialist jobs that were too dull, too dangerous or too dirty for people to do. Today, thanks to their ability to process sensor data in real time, robots do an incredible range of things. They already clean your house. Soon…

Obama On Infrastructure: ‘A Robot Can’t Build A Road’

September 15, 2013 - in Transportation

Making the case for new infrastructure developments, President Barack Obama on Sunday said that new developments in technology couldn't account fully for the vast need for improvements in the country's roads and bridges. One area that Washington could spur…

Autodesk and LEGO Partner on 3D Building Instructions for MINDSTORMS

February 14, 2013 - in Corporate, Projects

Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has partnered with The LEGO Group to provide 3D interactive building instructions for LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3, a new platform designed to introduce a younger generation to the excitement…

Robots and Lasers Document Philadelphia’s Underground Infrastructure

Center City in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a confluence of transportation, shopping, business, and government agency activity, with several multilevel spaces (including underground) within a few blocks. The City of Philadelphia is committed to encouraging…

Robots and Lasers Document Philadelphia's Underground Infrastructure

Center City in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a confluence of transportation, shopping, business, and government agency activity, with several multilevel spaces (including underground) within a few blocks. The City of Philadelphia is committed to encouraging…

South Miami Senior High Wins Institute of Navigation 2012 Mini-Urban Challenge

May 31, 2012 - in Projects, Sensors

The Institute of Navigation (ION) announces that South Miami Senior High School won the 2012 ION Mini-Urban Challenge held Saturday, May 26, 2012 at the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the National Museum of American…