2018 VIRTUES Summit Bridging the gap between curriculum and industry March 1-2, 2018 James Madison University Learn More Teleoperated Robots Discover More Autonomous Vehicles Discover More Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Discover More View on FacebookUnable to display Facebook posts.Show errorError: Error validating application. Application has been deleted.Type: OAuthExceptionCode: 190Please refer to our Error Message Reference. Underwater Teleoperated Robots Discover More Augmenting Robots Discover More Competitive Robotics Programs Discover More Sen. Mark Warner highlights benefits of drone use in visit to Ferrum | The Roanoke Times by Emily Winter | April 2, 2018 | Industry, Legislation, Policy, Research, UAV | 0 Comments FERRUM — When asked about the future of Virginia’s economy, there is one industry at the top of Sen. Mark Warner’s mind. “If I was starting all over again, the area that I would go into is unmanned systems,” he said. Warner, who was an early investor in cellular... Read More Medical Cargo Could Be The Gateway For Routine Drone Deliveries | NPR by Emily Winter | March 13, 2018 | Industry, Policy, UAV | 0 Comments One shred of solace that surfaced as hurricanes and tropical storms pummeled Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico last fall was the opportunity to see drones realize some of their life-saving potential. During those disasters unmanned aircraft surveyed wrecked roads,... Read More Into the Darkness: UVA Robot Maps Historic Tunnel | UVA Today by Emily Winter | January 8, 2018 | Curriculum, Research, teleoperated robots, UVA | 0 Comments Nicola Bezzo is using robots to map the past. Bezzo, a University of Virginia assistant professor in the departments of Systems and Information Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering, and two of his graduate students, Esen Yel and Tony Lin, have had a... Read More When disaster strikes, drones can go where reporters can’t | Poynter by Emily Winter | December 18, 2017 | Industry, Legislation, Policy, UAV, Virginia Tech | 0 Comments As Hurricane Irma churned inland over the Florida peninsula in early September, photojournalist Brian Emfinger readied his drone. After the eye passed over Naples, calming the 100-mph-plus winds and torrential rains, he lifted off. “Five minutes later, I’m flying over... Read More Students, robots as busy and efficient as bees at Virginia Western event | The Roanoke TImes by Emily Winter | December 4, 2017 | Autonomous Vehicles, Curriculum, General Robotics, Research, Robotics Competitions | 0 Comments The challenges of coaxing a small, quirky robot along a ping-pong-table-sized course were readily apparent at Saturday’s Worker Bots contest. Held at Virginia Western Community College, Worker Bots was the 11th annual autonomous robot competition put on by the School... Read More 0 Comments Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Submit Comment Notify me of new posts by email.