Baidu Research Robotics and Auto-Driving Lab present autonomous excavator concept
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Baidu Research Robotics and Auto-Driving Lab present autonomous excavator concept
September 15, 2021

Researchers from Baidu Research Robotics and Auto-Driving Lab (RAL) and the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) say they have developed a real-time mapping approach for autonomous navigation of excavators on complex terrains, named Terrain Traversability Mapping (TTM), that is being showcased at MINExpo 2021 this week. Using TTM, an autonomous excavator can navigate through[…]

Hexagon, Volvo Construction Equipment to collaborate on autonomous safety systems
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Hexagon, Volvo Construction Equipment to collaborate on autonomous safety systems
September 14, 2021

Hexagon’s Mining division has announced an agreement with Volvo Construction Equipment to provide autonomous safety systems for the mining industry. This pact would allow Volvo CE off-road mining vehicles to be equipped with Hexagon Level-9 vehicle intervention technology, the companies say. The independent and interoperable HxGN MineProtect Vehicle Intervention System (VIS) provides brake and drive-by-wire[…]

Liebherr open protocol autonomy solutions, Hexagon Mining pact come to light at MINExpo 2021
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Liebherr open protocol autonomy solutions, Hexagon Mining pact come to light at MINExpo 2021
September 14, 2021

Liebherr has presented the world premiere of its new Mining Technology Product portfolio at MINExpo 2021, in Las Vegas, which, it says, defines the company’s interoperable and scalable approach to its equipment, technology and service product offerings. The Liebherr Mining Technology Product portfolio includes Machine Automation, Digital Services and Assistance Systems & On-board Analytics product[…]