Week in Review – Autonomous Roundup

Posted on May 4, 2020
Posted in COVID-19, News, Updates

This Week’s Highlight

Our favorite report of the week showcasing the ongoing work by MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) using input from muscle signals to control devices!

Image Source: Photo by Joseph DelPreto, MIT CSAIL

UPS and CVS Delivering Prescriptions by Drone!

UPS and CVS are teaming up to deliver prescriptions to a Florida retirement community. With the opportunity to expand limited drone testing, authorization from the FAA will allow for deliveries to start as soon as early May.

Image Source: The Verge

Hong Kong Airports Bring in Cleaning Robots and Disinfection Booth

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) is in live trials to test out robots and disinfection booths that can quickly take passenger temperatures and remotely kill bacteria/viruses found on surfaces of passengers, their belongings, the airport and within airplanes!

Image Source: Airport Authority Hong Kong

U.S. Army Developing Camera Drones to be Fired from Grenade Launcher

Camera drones would provide a birds eye view of the battlefield and help soldiers search for snipers, locate enemy positions and find lost troopers!

Image Source: The National Interest

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