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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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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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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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Cisco, iRobot Unveil New Telepresence Bot

Cisco and iRobot have unveiled the enterprise-grade Ava 500 videoconferencing robot designed for autonomous mobility solutions, TechNewsWorld reported Monday. Richard Adhikari writes that the two companies, which demonstrated the 5 foot-5 inch product at the ongoing InfoComm 2013, expect a product rollout by early 2014. The Ava 500, developed to …

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