Week in Review: Autonomous Roundup

Posted on January 27, 2021
Posted in News, Updates

Amazon’s Zoox Unveils Electric Self-driving Robotaxi

Amazon-owned autonomous vehicle firm, Zoox, has unveiled an electric autonomous carriage-style robot taxi that is capable of moving up to 75mph with four people seated and offers bi-directional driving capabilities.

Smart Drone Mailbox Secures the Future of “Last Inch” Deliveries

This technology-enabled container opens, receives, and store packages in a safe, secure, climate-controlled box accessible only by a homeowner or business owner.

Unclear on Unmanned: The US Navy’s Plans For Robot Ships Are On The Rocks

After a year-long fight with Congress, part of the Navy’s plan to field unmanned ships appears to be on life support.  Lawmakers eviscerated funding for the Navy’s Large Unmanned Surface Vessel (LUSV) development program and laid in stringent requirements.

Drones Are Replacing Cowboys To Track Cattle in New Study

Researchers are testing the feasibility of using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to help ranchers remotely monitor small herds of cattle over wide swathes of territory.

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