Japanese rail company rolls out VR-piloted Gundam robot worker

Japanese rail company rolls out VR-piloted Gundam robot worker By Loz Blain April 27, 2022 JR West’s new humanoid heavy equipment robot is designed to increase productivity while keeping workers out of harm’s way The West Japan Rail Company has released video of its new humanoid heavy equipment robot. Mounted on the end of a crane, this […]

Royal Navy tests heavy-lift drones to supply aircraft carriers

By David Szondy        April 11, 2022 A UAV prepares to land at Predannack Airfied during a series of test flights  Dan Rosenbaum/RNAS Yeovilton The Royal Navy’s 700X Naval Air Squadron has completed intensive testing of heavy-lift drones at RNAS Culdrose in Cornwall, UK, to determine their fitness for resupplying aircraft carriers and other frontline […]

Lithuania Plans to Automatize Road Inspections, Will Switch to Pothole-Detecting Drones

21 Feb 2022, 13:26 UTC by Cristina Mircea Road inspections are normally conducted via conventional four-wheeled vehicles that have to travel thousands of miles a year, doing more harm than good, as they emit tons of CO2. But Lithuania is working on improving things and plans to start using UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) to video analyze […]