Tag: terrain

  • Best Fat Tire Electric Bike: The Ultimate All-Terrain Companion

    Best Fat Tire Electric Bike: The Ultimate All-Terrain Companion

    Fat tire e-bikes are innovative electric bicycles featuring wide and rugged tires that provide excellent traction and stability on various terrains. With their powerful electric motors and battery systems, these bikes offer enhanced pedal-assist capabilities, making it easier for riders to conquer off-road adventures, navigate challenging surfaces, and enjoy thrilling outdoor experiences. The combination of…

  • RoboUP launches ‘the most intelligent and precise robotic lawn mower ever created’

    RoboUP launches ‘the most intelligent and precise robotic lawn mower ever created’

    RoboUP has launched what it describes as “the most intelligent and precise robot lawn mower ever created” – one that delivers “the perfect lawn” with a hands-free experience. Using cutting edge technology, AI intelligent design, and convenient app control, RoboUP revolutionizes lawn care for busy people. Now, maintaining a beautiful and healthy lawn is automatic…

  • Stratom launches platform to enable faster development of autonomous systems in complex terrain environments

    Stratom launches platform to enable faster development of autonomous systems in complex terrain environments

    Stratom, a developer of autonomous ground vehicles and robotic systems for logistics and operational applications, has launched its Summit Off-Road Autonomy Platform, which it describes as “a highly configurable modular software system that can be easily customized for various unmanned vehicles, applications, operations and environmental conditions”. Leveraging Stratom’s proven off-road and complex terrain capabilities, Summit…

  • Austrian start-up Sodex automates essential construction processes

    Austrian start-up Sodex automates essential construction processes

    Sodex Innovations has released a range of new technologies to automate the construction industry. The company says that, through this system, the surveying, documentation and billing of each excavation will be largely automated. Effort, time and costs are to be minimized for construction companies in the area of administration. And this with an assistance system…

  • Motion capture is guiding the next generation of extraterrestrial robots

    Motion capture is guiding the next generation of extraterrestrial robots

    “How do we build robots that can optimally explore space?” is the core question behind Dr Frances Zhu’s research at the University of Hawai’i. One part of the answer is, “with motion capture”. “It is my hope that my research contributes to the way extraterrestrial robots move and make decisions on other planets,” explains Zhu…

  • How robots learn to hike: ETH researchers look to improve four-legged ANYmal’s mobility

    How robots learn to hike: ETH researchers look to improve four-legged ANYmal’s mobility

    By Christoph Elhardt ETH Zurich researchers led by Marco Hutter have developed a new control approach that enables a legged robot, called ANYmal, to move quickly and robustly over difficult terrain. Thanks to machine learning, the robot can combine its visual perception of the environment with its sense of touch for the first time. Steep…

  • Hyundai unveils new ‘Ultimate’ autonomous vehicle concept

    Hyundai unveils new ‘Ultimate’ autonomous vehicle concept

    Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled what it describes as the “Ultimate” autonomous vehicle concept, with the word “ultimate” used part of the category name the company has created. (See video below.) The TIGER – which stands for Transforming Intelligent Ground Excursion Robot – is the company’s second “Ultimate Mobility Vehicle”, or UMV, and the first designed to…

  • Sarcos Robotics chooses MFE Rentals as resale partner for its snake-like robot

    Sarcos Robotics chooses MFE Rentals as resale partner for its snake-like robot

    Sarcos Robotics and MFE Rentals have agreed a partnership giving MFE Rentals customers premier access to the snake-like Guardian S robotic crawler system (main picture). The Guardian S is a compact, multi-purpose remote visual inspection tool designed to traverse challenging terrain while maintaining real-time two-way video, voice and data communication. Sarcos says the Guardian S…

  • Hyundai walking car concept for the ‘first responder’ industry

    Hyundai walking car concept for the ‘first responder’ industry

    Any first responder will tell you that the first 72 hours following a natural disaster are the most crucial to saving lives. However, often times due to the nature of the disaster (forest fire, earthquake, hurricane, or flood), it can be difficult for search-and-rescue and humanitarian aid missions to reach and get immediate help to…