Drones and robots automate industrial inspection

Avitas Systems, A GE subsidiary in Boston employs advances in machine learning to enhance fleets of low-cost drones and robots to inspect infrastructure including pipelines, powerlines, and transportation systems. Drones have assisted with monitoring of mines, wind turbines, and insurance claims for some time now. However, off-the-shelf deep learning technology is automating more of the … Continue reading “Drones and robots automate industrial inspection”

3 factors that impact eTruck adoption in the freight sector

Tesla’s launch of the electric semi has solidified a progressing move towards electric light-weight and heavy-duty trucks. With leading car makers aggressively investing in the segment, the attractiveness of e-trucks and their integration into mainstream cargo fleets is imminent. A market report by McKinsey Energy Insights identifies three key factors that impact this trend. Cost … Continue reading “3 factors that impact eTruck adoption in the freight sector”

A driverless car navigates Tokyo highways

Image by: Car Scoops Equipped with 12 sonars, 12 cameras, nine radar sensors and six laser scanners, Nissan’s Infiniti Q50 travelled 12 miles through Tokyo, including a highway, without human interference. Nissan has previously tested ProPilot cars fitted with ‘single-lane freeway autonomous driving technology’, which allows the vehicle to detect road markings and obstacles to … Continue reading “A driverless car navigates Tokyo highways”

New world record: Mumbai airport handles 969 flights in 24 hours

Image by:- T. Laurent Mumbai broke its previous record of handling 935 flights in 24 hours by tackling 34 additional arrivals and departures between Friday and Saturday last week. This is a noteworthy feat especially because Mumbai has two runways that intersect, allowing only one to be operational at a time. Thus, safely and punctually … Continue reading “New world record: Mumbai airport handles 969 flights in 24 hours”

Eicher Motors launch LMD truck variants to serve the booming e-commerce industry

Eicher Trucks and Buses, a part of VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) introduced five new variants in the light and medium (LMD) truck segment to cater to the burgeoning transportation needs of the e-commerce industry that grows at an exponential rate of 50% every year. The trucks are equipped to take on higher volumes from long … Continue reading “Eicher Motors launch LMD truck variants to serve the booming e-commerce industry”