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Optical and thermal tracking of aircraft and drones

Optical and thermal tracking of aircraft and drones
Specialised Imaging’s Lightweight Optical Motion Analysis (LOMA) system has been used to optically track an aircraft for several kilometres while simultaneously capturing the thermal signature of the aircraft over the same distance.
18th March 2019

Ammunition ready to adapt for needs of drone manufacturers

Ammunition ready to adapt for needs of drone manufacturers
  It has been announced that Techmash, (part of Rostec), is ready to adapt ammunition to meet the needs of drone manufacturers. Companies of the concern produce a wide range of air ammunition, such as aerial bombs whose weight ranges between 2.5 and 50kg.
9th October 2018

Robotic system for functional testing of nanosatellites

Robotic system for functional testing of nanosatellites
  The collaboration between Italian aerospace engineering company, Argotec, and Comau, advanced industrial automation products and systems, has presented ATENA, an innovative system aimed at testing and validating the functionality of nanosatellites.
18th September 2018


Cyborg cockroach may save your life one day!

Cyborg cockroach may save your life one day!
A cockroach no bigger than a large paper clip scurries across the floor of Abhishek Dutta’s lab at the University of Connecticut. Some scientists might be shocked to see such a notorious visitor occupying their research space. But not Dutta. He watches intently as the roach moves left, and then right, then left again, as it traverses the cool tile floor. His interest is well-founded, for he is the one initiating the tiny creature’s movements with a small handheld device about 15ft away.
7th September 2018

Dedicated services for drone industry entrepreneurs

Dedicated services for drone industry entrepreneurs
  The first ever dedicated incubator and start-up services for entrepreneurs, professionals and enthusiasts within the drone industry have been launched by SUAS Global the world’s largest online drone network.
16th August 2018

DDC’s single board computer chosen for robotic mission

DDC’s single board computer chosen for robotic mission
It has been announced by Data Device Corporation (DDC) that the US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), developer of the robotic servicing payload for RSGS, has chosen DDC’s SCS750 Single Board Computer (SBC) for use on the Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) program for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). 
3rd August 2018

UAVs and UGVs: not just pie in the sky

UAVs and UGVs: not just pie in the sky
Though consumer-level drones have received a lot of bad press in recent times - near misses with aircraft, incidents where members of the public have been injured and flying contraband into prisons - within the defence sector, the high end versions of this technology has the potential to save lives.  By Giorgio Potenza, Strategic Market Manager for High-Rel Systems, Harwin.
26th June 2018

Opportunity battens down the hatches to try and weather a super storm

Opportunity battens down the hatches to try and weather a super storm
NASA is keeping a vigil over its Opportunity rover as the tenacious robot has been forced to shut down its systems and enter sleep mode as a massive storm has encompassed her; the storm even bigger than the ones expected to decommission the rover over 14 years ago.
18th June 2018

Fly like an albatross, cruise like a sailboat

Fly like an albatross, cruise like a sailboat
MIT engineers have designed a robotic glider that can skim along the water’s surface, riding the wind like an albatross while also surfing the waves like a sailboat. In regions of high wind, the robot is designed to stay aloft, much like its avian counterpart. Where there are calmer winds, the robot can dip a keel into the water to ride like a highly efficient sailboat instead.
29th May 2018

Dundee's Grove Academy triumph at GU ROV competition

Dundee's Grove Academy triumph at GU ROV competition
A team of young engineers from Grove Academy in Dundee have triumphed in an annual competition at Robert Gordon University (RGU) and will now travel to Seattle to take place in the international final. The team were taking part in the Scottish MATE ROV competition, co-ordinated and hosted by RGU, which saw nine school teams from around the country put underwater robots, which they had designed and built, through a series of missions for a place in the international final.
26th April 2018


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Hannover Fair 2019
1st April 2019
Germany Hannover
The Security Event 2019
9th April 2019
United Kingdom NEC, Birmingham
Ceramics Expo 2019
29th April 2019
United States of America International Exposition Center (I-X Center)
Electronics & Applications 2019
14th May 2019
Netherlands Jaarbeurs Utrecht Hall 7 Jaarbeursplein
Agile for Automotive 2019
15th May 2019
United States of America Detroit, MI