Textron Systems to supply Shadow UAV for U.S. Army

Washington (UPI) Jan 25, 2016 The U.S. Army has awarded Textron Systems a $97 million contract modification for the RQ-7B Shadow tactical unmanned aircraft system. The Shadow 200 is used by the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, and additional armed forces around the world for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, in addition to assessment operations. The aircraft is capable of seeing …

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TeleTrip Launches Virtual Travel Experience on Kickstarter, Allowing Users to Explore the World Remotely in Real-Time

TeleTrip enables virtual travel, empowering anyone to experience exciting destinations through the eyes of a telepresence robot, without leaving their homes. Virtual travel is ideal for those with accessibility, time or budget restraints, and it helps tourist destinations increase their patronage by offering people from around the world remote access via TeleTrip’s technology. (PRWeb September …

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, Aug. 3

Attacked then abandoned in Philadelphia, Hitchbot’s attempt to thumb a lift across the U.S. ends in disaster A robot that counted on the kindness of strangers to help it travel around the world has met a cruel fate in Philadelphia, barely three weeks into an attempt to hitch-hike across the U.S. Hitchbot, developed by robotics researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, had already …

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