Boston Dynamics and Velodyne Lidar sign a multi-year agreement

Velodyne Lidar

With Boston Dynamics, a company that creates mobile robotics, Velodyne Lidar has reached an agreement for a multi-year deal for its lidar sensors. Boston Dynamics chose Velodyne’s sensors to equip its highly mobile robots, which are equipped to take on the “toughest robotics challenges,” with vision and navigational capabilities. Mobile robots can function freely and […]

Trimble has designed a new localization technology for autonomous vehicles.

Autonomous

The first deployment of Trimble’s map-based localization technology for land-based autonomous vehicle applications has been demonstrated. IHI Corporation, a Japanese heavy industry company, will add a custom Applanix POS LV system to its existing container and haulage trucks to give them more autonomy for moving goods around industrial sites. This is part of its plan […]

Tally robot now has RFID and machine learning capabilities, according to Simbe Robotics.

RFID

Tally, Simbe Robotics‘ autonomous inventory robot, can now record in-store data on every RFID-tagged merchandise, from fashion to electronics, sporting goods to home decor, thanks to the integration of RFID and Machine Learning technologies. Tally now captures over 700 RFID product tags per second with greater than 99 percent accuracy, in addition to its pre-existing […]