Tag Archives: Endeavor Robotics

Endeavor Pursues Two Army Robotic System Development Programs

Endeavor Robotics is vying for a pair of U.S. Army programs to build robotic platforms that are intended to have plug-and-play and interoperable functions, Defense News reported Monday. The Massachusetts-based company will compete with QinetiQ North America under a a potential $429.1M engineering and manufacturing development contract for the Common Robot System-Individual. CRS-I is designed …

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Nine Teams to Participate in DARPA’s Underground Navigation Tech Development Contest

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has chosen nine multidisciplinary teams to develop approaches to explore underground environments as part of DARPA’s Subterranean Challenge. Participants will aim to produce technology platforms in the areas of autonomy, perception, networking and mobility for potential use by first responders and warfighters, DARPA said Wednesday. SubT is …

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Marines Order Endeavor Robotics-Built Surveillance UGVs

Endeavor Robotics has secured a $10 million contract to provide small unmanned ground vehicles to the U.S Marine Corps. FirstLook robots are designed to clear buildings, detect explosives and explore through confined spaces, Endeavor Robotics said Monday. The five-pound UGV uses camera and two-way audio systems to function as “eyes and ears” and keep operators safe …

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Govt Vets Eric Rosenbach, Katrina McFarland Join Endeavor Robotics’ Advisory Board

Endeavor Robotics has appointed former government officials Katrina McFarland and Eric Rosenbach to its newly created board of advisers. Rosenbach and McFarland will work to provide strategic guidance on the development of unmanned ground-based robotic systems in support of technology requirements of service personnel and first responders, Endeavor Robotics said …

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Companies Pitch Off-the-Shelf Tech Platforms to DoD SCO Chief Will Roper

The National Defense Industrial Association hosted a meeting on Nov. 14 to allow representatives from companies to present their commercial off-the-shelf technology platforms to Will Roper, director of the Defense Department’s strategic capabilities office, the National Defense magazine reported Monday. Sandra I. Erwin writes executives from Allegheny Technologies, Battelle, Creative Micro …

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National Advanced Mobility Consortium Elects New Board Members & Director of Operations

The National Advanced Mobility Consortium has elected three new members to the nonprofit organization’s board of directors. NAMC said Tuesday Christopher Rohe will serve as president of the board of directors, while Michael Ladika and Gerald Lane have been appointed respectively as vice president and treasurer of the manned and unmanned ground vehicle-focused …

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Endeavor Robotics Relocates to New Autonomous Systems Devt Facility in Massachusetts; Sean Bielat Comments

Endeavor Robotics has moved to a 35,000-square-foot facility in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, in an effort to accommodate robot design, development and manufacturing operations. Sean Bielat, CEO of Endeavor Robotics, said in a statement released Tuesday the new headquarters allowed the firm to keep 100 percent of its staff who build robots designed for …

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Endeavor Robotics to Add New Autonomous Tech Development Facility

Endeavor Robotics has reached an agreement to lease 35,000 feet of industrial space in Chelmsford, Mass. from real estate investment firm Calare Properties five months after the autonomous technology maker’s rebrand. Calare said Monday the space at 19 Alpha Road is being retrofitted to serve as a robot design, development and integration facility. Endeavor Robotics CEO …

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Leidos-Endeavor Robotics Team to Compete for Navy’s Bomb Disposal Program Increments 2 & 3

Leidos and Endeavor Robotics have forged a partnership to bid for increments two and three of the U.S. Navy’s Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotic System program. Tom Frost, president of Endeavor Robotics, said in a statement released Monday the company will combine its experience in ground robotics systems integration with Leidos’ resources …

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Endeavor Robotics’ Ground Robots to Use Persistent Systems’ Radio Comms Tech

Endeavor Robotics has partnered with Persistent Systems to install the latter’s radio communications system on the former’s product line of ground robots. Endeavor Robotics said July 12 the MPU5 radio will work to help increase the range of unmanned ground operations and support single-controller operations for multiple robot assets over the Wave Relay mobile ad hoc network technology. “Networked connectivity …

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