BRINC drone400x275BRINC, an American technology company building a new class of drones in response to active, mass shooter situations, has announced it raised $25 million in Series A funding to expand its mission to keep people safe in dangerous situations. 


Telerob tEODor EVO 400x275AeroVironment’s Telerob subsidiary has announced it received a multi-million dollar firm-fixed-price order from the Latvian Ministry of Defense for the procurement of telemax EVO HYBRID and tEODor EVO unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) and engineering support for the Latvian National Armed Forces. The company said delivery of the UGVs is scheduled to be completed in late 2021.


AvaTycoSecurityRobots400x275Johnson Controls has announced it chose Ava Robotics, which develops and designs intelligent robots for workplace applications, to power its new Tyco Security Robot. Tyco demonstrated the robot at the Global Security Exchange (GSX) Conference in Orlando.


FANUC Windows10 400x275FANUC America has announced an upgrade solution for legacy CNC machines that run on operating systems older than Windows 10. The Panel i Replacement Program retrofits FANUC CNCs with an industrial PC available with touch or non-touch LCD screen, solid-state drives and Windows 10 IoT Enterprise.


RoboticanDrones400x275Robotican has announced it successfully delivered its first indoor unmanned aerial system (UAS) to the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) for operational evaluation. The Isreal-based company, founded in 2013, specializes in autonomous robotics and drones for challenging operational needs.


Telemax Evo Hybrid400x275Telerob, a subsidiary of AeroVironment, has announced the successful delivery of its Telemax EVO hybrid unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) to the U.S. Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA) in July 2021. Designed to be operated by PFPA explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) and hazardous materials (HAZMAT) technicians, the UGV was purchased for deployment by the agency’s Hazardous Devices Branch.


L3Harris T7 400x275L3Harris, a global aerospace and defense technology provider, has announced that the U.S. Air Force awarded a 10-year, $85 million IDIQ contract to produce up to 170 robots to protect its bases around the world.


CommarisSeeker400x275Terrafugia has announced the launch of a new brand, Commaris, and the brand’s first product, the Seeker, an electric, fixed-wing vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) hybrid aircraft designed for autonomous commercial aerial applications.


TuringRobotics400x275Turing Video, a Silicon Valley-based AI company, has announced a partner program designed to help dealers and system integrators expand their portfolio and services with an AI-enabled video surveillance platform. The program is designed to help expand Turing’s reach and support its mission to deliver solutions, including robots, to customers in need of NDAA-compliant video surveillance and analytics.


LolaarkVision400x275Lolaark Vision has announced a new technology aimed at providing real-time visibility enhancement for systems operating in extreme weather, turbid water, and in darkness. The company is working on prototypes to produce breakthrough results in image processing and real-time video enhancement for marine operations, autonomous vehicles, security and surveillance, and biomedical imaging applications.


ELTA MobileCounterDrone400x275ELTA North America has announced the final contractual delivery of its counter-drone system, the On-The-Move V4 (OTM V4) C-sUAS solution. Since December 2020, ELTA North America said it has delivered a total of 5 OTM V4 vehicle system integrations under contract for use by the U.S. Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security.


Sarcos Snake400x275Sarcos Robotics has announced that Pine Environmental Services, a professional services company that provides equipment for environmental monitoring, nondestructive testing, visual inspection and continuous emissions monitoring (CEMS), will become an official distributor of the Guardian S remote visual inspection and surveillance robot.


GhostRAD UGV400x275Artificial Intelligence Technology Solutions (AITX), which develops AI-based security and productivity solutions for enterprises, has announced it signed an agreement with Ghost Robotics to develop a range of products through the Robotic Assistance Devices (RAD) brand. Ghost develops and manufacturers Quadrupedal Unmanned Ground Vehicles (Q-UGV) for security and military applications.


DEEPRobotics400x275DEEP Robotics, which develops intelligent quadruped robotics, has announced the launch of its newly developed robot dog. The Jueying X20 is waterproof (IP66 rated), and can operate in adverse weather conditions.


RedTail Lidar 400x275RedTail Lidar Systems, which develops microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) mirror-based lidar technology, has announced the launch of the RTL-450 lidar sensor, which can be utilized on small drones for surveillance and mapping purposes. The product will be demonstrated at the Xponential 2021 trade show, which is being held in Atlanta from Aug. 16-19.


FirstIZRapidSOS 400x275RapidSOS and FIRST iZ have announced a partnership to provide emergency first responders and 911 dispatchers with a system to remotely and autonomously dispatch drones. With the click of a button in the RapidSOS Portal, a drone can be automatically dispatched to the site of any alarms or incidents reported.