The U.S. Air Force has announced that over the last year, Tyndall Air Force Base and the 325th Security Forces Squadron have been working with Ghost Robotics to develop a system to enhance security and safety for the base population. Tyndall AFB will be one of the first Air Force bases to implement semi-autonomous robot dogs into their patrolling regiment.
The Gerald R. Ford International Airport is the first airport test site for a new autonomous robot that disinfects using ultraviolet technology. The robot is the latest in a series of tools the Airport has tested as it explores ways to effectively and efficiently fight COVID-19 as part of its Fly Safe. Fly Ford. education campaign.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) researchers have secured a five-year, $3 million National Science Foundation grant focusing on research and training related to the adoption of robotic assistants in the workplace.