FX250 -Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Field Test What does the FX250 autonomous floor-cleaning robot and animals such as bats and dolphins have in common? They all use sonar, and in the FX250’s case a combination of sonar and LiDAR, … Read More
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FX250 – Convention Center Field Test Convention Center Field Test Discovery Robotics successfully tested the FX250 autonomous floor-cleaning robot in convention center field tests earlier this month. The FX250 was rigorously tested at a 1,500,000-square-foot convention, conference and exhibition building … Read More
Lithium-Ion Batteries Safe, Long-lasting, and Rechargeable Most of us rely on lithium-ion batteries in our day to day lives without even realizing it. They are present in power tools, cell phones, and other portable devices the world over. Their prevalence … Read More
OpenWorks, a commercial cleaning company founded in 1983, has expanded its franchise in 2018 to include the Keystone State. Situating their corporate offices on the Eastern side of the state, just outside of Philadelphia, OpenWorks hopes to expand their company … Read More
No, this isn’t from that Black Mirror episode, this is really happening. Researchers at FOCAS (Fundamentals of Collective Adaptive Systems) just completed a 5-year study on the benefit of introducing robotic bees into hives, taking the first steps to attempt … Read More