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Hermes Battery Takes Flight In Drones

Hermes Battery Takes Flight In DronesSolidEnergy Systems

 New Lithium-Metal Hermes Battery Takes Flight In Drones A Massachusetts-based startup, SolidEnergy Systems, has pulled off what seems to be the impossible, selling lithium-metal batteries commercially. The company has reportedly developed a battery that “is half the weight and has twice the energy density of current lithium-ion batteries”. Meet Hermes™. The Hermes™ cell outperforms its Li-ion counterpart in three areas, HALE (High Altitude Long Endurance) vehicles, VTOL (Vertical…

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NASA Tests New Alloy to Fold Wings

NASA Tests New Alloy to Fold Wings in FlightArea-I Inc.

NASA Tests New Alloy to Fold Wings in Flight NASA has announced the successful application of new technology in flight which allows aircraft to fold their wings to different angles while in the air. The recent flight series, which took place at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, was part of the Spanwise Adaptive Wing Project (SAW). This project…

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Clobotics Lands Another 5 Million

Clobotics Lands Another 5 Million Funding in Series A+Clobotics

Clobotics Lands Another 5 Million Funding in Series A+ Clobotics, a world-leading computer vision technology startup, announced a new $5 million A+ round of financing. This round of financing was led by KTB Network, the largest venture capital firm in South Korea, and followed by GGV Capital and Capital Development Investment Fund (CDIF) in China. This is Clobotics’ second round of financing in its first twelve…

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LG Electronics and HERE Technologies Partner

LG Electronics and HERE Technologies PartnerLG Electronics USA

LG Electronics and HERE Technologies Partner to Develop Autonomous Vehicle Telematics LG Electronics and HERE Technologies, a provider of digital mapping and location services, have announced a new partnership to offer a next-generation telematics solution for autonomous vehicles. The solution combines LG’s advanced telematics technology with high-precision map data and location services powered by the HERE Open Location Platform. Through their planned collaboration,…

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CES 2018 Is Right Around The Corner

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How To Prepare For CES 2018 CES is the world’s gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years. It is referred to as “the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace”. The event showcases more than 3,900 exhibiting…

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Facial Recognition Software For Drones

Facial Recognition Software For DronesFace-Six

Face-Six Releases Facial Recognition Software for Drones Face-Six, a global face recognition vendor specializing in cutting-edge facial recognition software, has announced the release of the FA6Drone. The FA6Drone is a face recognition software solution designed to recognize people from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also referred to as drones. The FFA6Drone software allows drones to identify people from any range, provided that faces are of…

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MicroPilot Integrates Sense And Avoid System

MicroPilot Integrates Sense And Avoid System Into UAV AutopilotMicroPilot

MicroPilot Integrates Sense And Avoid System Into UAV Autopilot MicroPilot, a world leader in professional autopilots for UAVs and MAVs, has announced that it has successfully integrated the FLARM Sense and Avoid system with its autopilot, granting clients a reliable autonomous collision avoidance option for fully autonomous UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) operations. With any form of autonomous vehicle, one of the major concerns is…

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Who’s Ready For RoboMaster 2018?

RoboMaster 2018RoboMaster

DJI Kicks Off Annual Robotics Competition RoboMaster 2018 DJI invites engineers from around the world to put their intellectual skills to the test in the most exciting version yet of its annual robotics competition. The winning team of RoboMaster 2018 will take home a trophy and a grand prize worth $75,000 USD. RoboMaster is an annual contest for teams of aspiring…

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Creepy UAV Looks Like A Human

Creepy UAV Looks Like A HumanBoston Dynamics

This Creepy UAV Looks Like A Human, Does Backflips Space.com posted a creepy video of a human-like robot performing amazing acrobatic feats, from backflips to half-turn jumps. The eerily humanoid robot, called Atlas, is 4.9 feet (1.5 meters) tall and weighs 165 pounds (75 kilograms), and uses Lidar and stereovision to navigate in its surroundings, according to Boston Dynamics, which makes…

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New Electric Van Features Drone Delivery Option

New Electric Van Features Drone Delivery OptionWorkhorse Group

New Workhorse Electric Van Features Drone Delivery Option Workhorse Group, a provider of electric mobility solutions to the commercial transportation sector, is taking drone delivery to the next level. The company introduced the electric W-15 pickup, and now it’s unveiled an electric van for delivery drivers, featuring an optional integrated HorseFly Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Package Delivery System. The Workhorse…

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