Week in Review: Autonomous Roundup
During disasters, it can be extremely dangerous to send in first responders, even though people may badly need help. A team of researchers at the University of Dayton Vision Lab have developed an artificial neutral network system capable of detecting and locating the presence of trapped humans.
A Norwegian company has created what is called the world’s first zero-emission autonomous cargo ship. The vessel will make its first journey between two Norwegian towns before the end of the year.
With short haul flying being one of the worst forms of transport for CO2 emissions, self-driving electric vehicles could drastically reduce the need for this form of transport—slashing emissions in the process.
The Turkish Shipyard Ares has designed and developed an unmanned anti-submarine warfare vessel equipped with day and night vision capabilities, as well as encrypted communication infrastructure.