There are many companies that build robots. And the number grows every year. But the world doesn’t need another robot company. It needs a new way to connect robots, manned vehicles, smart devices and people. It’s not about the robot – it’s about transforming the way we move ourselves and our stuff with the help of robots. It’s what brings Continue Reading
People sometimes assume that GPS allows robots to know where they are, enabling them to plan and navigate appropriately. Unfortunately, there are many places where GPS is either unavailable or inaccurate. In addition, GPS can be jammed. AI has emphasized perception and mapping with the goal of allowing the robot to reason about where it is within an internal representation Continue Reading
Following my trip to the Robot Rodeo at Ft. Benning I took home a single critical objective: safety. It was the topic of discussion with each of the military leaders I met with. A host of sidebar discussions and meetings were focused on how to certify safety for the mobile, intelligent robots we demonstrated. It was great to see how Continue Reading
So, where are the intelligent, mobile robots you have been promised?