Week in Review: Autonomous Roundup
Stadiums are looking for ways to bring fans back to the stands in time for fall sports despite the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, leading some Texas facilities to turn to drones for help.
The car-marker will be leasing two robotic dogs, known as Spot, for its Van Dyke Transmission plant. Spot will walk the floor capturing plant data and dimensions that will be used to retool the assembly line. Although they don’t bark, for now they are being handled on leashes.
The Department of Homeland Security is testing counter-drone systems that track, disrupt, disable and destroy unmanned aircraft threats.
Northrop Grumman held a ‘pitch day’ seeking innovative startups to help it with developing cutting-edge autonomous systems.