Week in Review: Autonomous Roundup
Typically, it takes 60 to 90 minutes to recharge a drone battery for another 30 minutes of flight time. This Israeli company has developed FlashBattery, an ultra-fast charging technology that drastically reduces charging times.
A new sensor gives the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps the ability to view up to 5 square miles at once using an RQ-21A Blackjack drone
Using the Subaru Telescope and the power of machine learning, scientists have discovered a new-born galaxy. New galaxies exhibit extremely low oxygen levels and this one is the lowest-ever found. Known as HSC J1631+4426, it is located 430 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation Hercules.
Pratt Miller Mobility’s Large Area Autonomous Disinfecting (LAAD) vehicle is an autonomous robot that uses a multi-head electrostatic sprayer to dispense disinfecting materials. It is a compelling application of new technology to protect travelers from the coronavirus.