Keyword: Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGVs)

Unmanned Systems

UpFront: Aerospace
NASA reveals winners of a CO2 conversion challenge.
Facility Focus: Wearables
Today, Carnegie Mellon’s College of Engineering performs research in robotics, cyberphysical systems, artificial intelligence, biomedicine, energy, and other topics.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
As the vehicle platform size decreases, the pulse power discharge rates of the Energy Storage System (ESS) increase.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
See how WiBotic — a maker of wireless charging and fleet energy management technologies — is preparing robots for the Moon.
Special Reports: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Unmanned Systems - March 2021

Drones that swarm and change shape mid-flight... autonomous combat vehicles on the battlefield...the latest in counter-UAS technology. Read about new advances in air and ground unmanned systems in this report...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Hundreds of drones can recharge autonomously on unmanned ground vehicles.
Special Reports: Photonics/Optics
Rugged Computing - March 2021

From the battlefield to the oceans to the extremes of space, electronics and computing advances enable missions in the harshest conditions. To help you keep pace with the latest developments, we present this...

Briefs: Energy
The battery could be used for drones, cars, or underwater applications at low temperatures.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A panel of experts explains how robots are playing a larger role in manufacturing.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Any high-performance communication systems operating in RF or optical frequencies may benefit from this system.
Briefs: Aerospace
The learning approach allows swarms of unmanned vehicles to optimally accomplish their mission while minimizing performance uncertainty.
Special Reports: Unmanned Systems
Aerospace & Defense - October 2020

In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Aerospace & Defense Technology, you'll learn about NASA's return to the moon with Apollo's twin sister Artemis, how autonomous...

Blog: Automotive
A reader asks our expert: When it comes to autonomous vehicles, what’s best: Radar, LiDAR, or cameras?
Blog: Data Acquisition
A new modeling tool from USC engineers generates automatic indicators when data and predictions from AI algorithms are trustworthy.
Facility Focus: Robotics, Automation & Control
See how "APL" is developing ways to ensure the safety and performance of autonomous systems.
Briefs: Motion Control
A fleet of “roboats” could transport people, collect trash, and self-assemble into floating structures.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This program provides a relative navigation capability for spacecraft, remotely operated terrestrial vehicles, and machine vision.
INSIDER: Test & Measurement

Carolyn Parcheta, a NASA postdoctoral fellow based at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, and JPL robotics researcher Aaron Parness are developing robots that can explore volcanic...

Who's Who: Software

While a single, peer-to-peer rover can cover a large territory and gather a wealth of information, an entire fleet of rovers could cover even more ground. However,...