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Jacksonville Transportation Authority Receives Custom Autonomous Solution From Beep, Local Motors and Robotic Research

First Olli 2.0 in the U.S. delivered to JTA Test & Learn track   Jacksonville, Fla., Sept., 15, 2020 – The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) welcomed its newest autonomous vehicle...Read More

Robotic Research Awarded Innovation Grant To Improve Rider Accessibility for Bus Rapid Transit

Project With Kansas City Area Transportation Authority Funded by Federal Transit Administration AIM Grant CLARKSBURG, Md., Sept. 8, 2020 — Robotic Research LLC, one of the world’s leading autonomous technology...Read More

Robotic Research President Speaks with U.S. Army Transportation Museum

Clarksburg, Md., Aug. 12, 2020 — Today, Robotic Research President, Alberto Lacaze, spoke with the U.S. Army Transportation Museum, to discuss the future of transportation and robotics in the Army as...Read More

Robotic Research President Alberto Lacaze to speak on future of the autonomous vehicle industry at 2020 Automated Vehicles Symposium

Clarksburg, Md., July 30, 2020 — Robotic Research, a leading provider of autonomy software and robotic appliqué for federal and commercial consumers, announces today that Alberto Lacaze, cofounder and president, will be...Read More

Robotic Research to Help CTDOT Make U.S. Transportation History on CTfastrak by Automating First Heavy-duty Transit Buses for Revenue Service Deployment

CLARKSBURG, Md., June 23, 2020 — Robotic Research LLC, one of the world’s leading autonomous technology providers, announced today that it is helping the Connecticut Department of Transportation make historic...Read More

Robotic Research Uses Innovations to Help Health Care Workers Fight COVID-19

DC-area engineering firm produces reusable face shields for region’s hospitals, offers sterile 3D printer patent for COVID applications globally   CLARKSBURG, Md., April 16, 2020 — The team of engineers at...Read More

Robotic Research to start testing fully autonomous unmanned shuttles

CLARKSBURG, Md., Feb. 25, 2020 – Robotic Research LLC, a leading provider of autonomy and robotic technologies, announced today it will begin testing fully autonomous low-speed shuttles that are totally...Read More

Robotic Research Helps Olli Shuttle Bring Autonomous Vehicle Programs to Campuses in Italy and Saudi Arabia

CLARKSBURG, Md., Feb. 19, 2020 — Robotic Research LLC, a leading provider of autonomy and robotic technologies to government and commercial customers, announced today its team has recently supported the...Read More

CES2020: Debut of First Football-size Transformable Drone

Robotic Research to unveil Pegasus Mini™, expanding new family of autonomous robots that operate both in the air and on the ground CLARKSBURG, Md., Jan. 6, 2020 — Robotic Research...Read More

Robotic Research Receives $16.5M Order for Production and Delivery of WarLoc GPS-denied Localization Units

CLARKSBURG, Md., Dec. 19, 2019 – Robotic Research LLC, a leading provider of autonomy and robotic technologies to government and commercial customers, today announced receipt of a $16.5 million order...Read More

Robotic Research Granted Permission From Maryland DOT to Operate Autonomous Shuttle in Montgomery County, Expanding Autonomous Vehicle Research Onto Public Roads

CLARKSBURG, Md., Nov. 19, 2019 — Robotic Research LLC, a leading provider of autonomy and robotic technologies to commercial and federal customers, announced today it has received permission from the...Read More

Robotic Research Continues to Provide Autonomy Kits to Support Military MUTTs in the Future

CLARKSBURG, Md., Nov. 12, 2019 — Robotic Research LLC, a leading provider of autonomy and robotic technologies to government and commercial customers, will continue to provide autonomy kits to support the multi-utility tactical...Read More

Robotic Research AutoDrive® supports launch of Olli autonomous shuttle operations in Georgia with Curiosity Labs

CLARKSBURG, Md., Oct. 22, 2019 — Robotic Research, LLC, a leading provider of autonomy and robotic technologies to government and commercial customers, helped celebrate the launch of a new autonomous shuttle program...Read More

Robotic Research Continues Support of Local Motors as it Prepares for Launch of Olli 2.0

CLARKSBURG, Md. Sept. 30, 2019 — Robotic Research, a leading provider of autonomy and robotic technologies to commercial and federal customers, is actively supporting its customer Local Motors as it prepares for the launch...Read More

AUVSI Unmanned Systems: Robotic Research Unveils First Multidomain, Transformable, Autonomous Vehicle for Air and Ground

CLARKSBURG, Md., Aug. 20, 2019 — Robotic Research LLC, a leading provider of autonomy and robotic technologies to federal and commercial customers, today at the AUVSI Unmanned Systems —Defense, Protection, Security conference unveiled Pegasus™,...Read More

New Flyer announces Robotic Research partnership to revolutionize public transit using autonomous bus technology

St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA – May 15, 2019: (TSX: NFI) New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), the largest bus manufacturer in North America,...Read More

AUVSI Xponential: Robotic Research Paves the Way for Transportation Autonomy With Commercial and Defense Solutions

CLARKSBURG, Md. April 29, 2019 — Robotic Research, a leading provider of autonomy and robotic technologies to federal and commercial customers, announced today it is showcasing its top autonomous and driver-assisted transportation...Read More

Robotic Research President to discuss future of autonomous vehicle innovations at NDIA Robotics Capabilities Conference & Exhibition

Clarksburg, Md., April 24, 2019 — Robotic Research, a leading provider of autonomy software and robotic technology and solutions to federal and commercial customers, announced today its president and lead engineer, Alberto...Read More

Robotic Research Applauds U.S Army Effort to Honor Fallen Soldiers

Clarksburg, MD, April 10, 2019 — Robotic Research LLC today applauded a noteworthy U.S. Army effort to honor several of America’s fallen soldiers.  Specifically, key officials within the Army Futures Command...Read More

U.S. Army Awards Robotic Research Major DOTC OTA Multi-Year Contract; Valued at up to $9 Million

Valued at up to $9 Million, Contract Expands Work on Autonomous Unmanned Systems Teaming & Collaboration for Counter-WMD and Other Missions (Clarksburg, MD) — The U.S. Army’s Armament Research, Development...Read More

U.S. Army Awards Robotic Research Major Multi-Year Contract; Valued at up to $50 Million

Valued at up to $50 Million, Contract Expands Work on Autonomous Unmanned Systems Teaming & Collaboration (AUSTC) for the Counter-WMD Mission (Clarksburg, MD) — The U.S. Army’s Armament Research, Development...Read More

Local Motors Awards Autonomous Olli Shuttle To Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall

PHOENIX (April 4, 2019) – Local Motors by LM Industries Group Inc., known for 3D-printed mobility solutions, will soon bring its autonomous shuttle known as Olli to Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. The joint...Read More

U.S. Army Awards Robotic Research Major Contract for Autonomy Kits

U.S. Army Awards Robotic Research Major Contract for Autonomy Kits for Ground Resupply Convoy Vehicles Valued at $49.7 Million over Three Years, Contract Solidifies Company’s Industry-Leading Position as Supplier of...Read More

In The News

Inside Unmanned Systems: Robotic Research and CTDOT Mark Industry Firsts

July 9, 2020 By Renee Knight Autonomous technology provider Robotic Research is embarking on a project with the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) that will hit several industry milestones, including...Read More

Forrester: The Connecticut Department Of Transportation Is Using Tech-Driven Innovation To Increase Public Transit Accessibility

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is driving an automated public transit innovation that will improve rider experiences along its CTfastrak corridor. Expected to launch in 2021, this tech-driven innovation will automate precision docking to minimize platform gaps, ensure ADA-compliance-level boarding, and increase accessibility for all...Read More

Smart Cities Dive: Connecticut DOT to run first automated transit bus in US

Permission granted by New Flyer Cailin Crowe June 30, 2020 Dive Brief: The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) recently received a $2 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA)...Read More

ITS International: Connecticut public transit buses to go Robotic

Service will be first in US to run automated buses on a fare-paying route By David Arminas The 40-foot electric New Flyer Xcelsior Charge heavy-duty transit buses will be used...Read More

Intelligent Transport: First full-sized automated buses to operate in Connecticut in a U.S. first

The programme will launch to the public in 2021, bringing three automated full-sized New Flyer electric buses to Connecticut’s CTfastrak BRT corridor.     The Connecticut Department of Transportation has...Read More

Traffic Technology Today: Connecticut DOT set to deploy autonomous heavy-duty buses in 2021

By Tom Stone on June 25, 2020 Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) has announced it is collaborating with Robotic Research, to enable the automation of heavy-duty transit buses for revenue service...Read More

The Daily Record: Robotic Research to help Conn. automate heavy-duty transit buses

By: Daily Record Staff June 25, 2020 Clarksburg-based Robotic Research LLC, a provider of autonomy software and robotic technology and solutions, announced Thursday it is helping the Connecticut Department of Transportation...Read More

Mass Transit Magazine: CTDOT scheduled to deploy first full-size automated transit bus in North America

  Partners on the project include New Flyer, Robotic Research and CTE. Mischa Wanek-Libman Jun 24th, 2020 CTDOT plans to test an autonomous full-size bus service along its CTfastrak corridor,...Read More

Hartford Business Journal: CTfastrak autonomous bus pilot program announces tech partner

Photo | Contributed CTfastrak buses run on a 9.4-mile busway that stretches from Hartford to New Britain.   By Sean Teehan Maryland-based Robotic Research LLC, which makes software for autonomous...Read More

DC Inno: D.C. companies, makers shift to PPE production amid shortage

Image: Pixabay By Zaid Shoorbajee May 05, 2020, 06:45am EDT Among the many challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the shortage of personal protective equipment for people on the front...Read More

Technical.ly: Robotics Company 3D-Printing PPE  

Clarksburg’s Robotic Research is making reusable face shields for the region’s health care workers — with 3D printers. The company typically provides robotic tech to private and public sectors, and is now...Read More

DC Inno Beat: Robotics Company 3D Printing PPE

  Clarksburg’s Robotic Research is making reusable face shields for the region’s health care workers — with 3D printers. The company typically provides robotic tech to private and public sectors, and...Read More

Forbes: U.S. States Are Allowing Automated Follower Truck Platooning While The Swedes May Lead In Europe

During the last year, the level of activity and funding in truck automation in general has surged while the rest of the Automated Driving Systems (ADS) industry went through somewhat...Read More

Technical.ly DC: Robotic Research is manufacturing reusable face shields for hospital workers

The Clarksburg-based engineering firm is donating the reusable face shields to hospitals in the Montgomery County area where supplies are low. Clarksburg, Maryland-based Robotic Research is using standard industrial 3D...Read More

Technical.ly DC: Robotic Research is manufacturing reusable face shields for hospital workers

  Face shields manufactured by Maryland's Robotic Research. (Courtesy photo) This editorial article is a part of Technical.ly's Healthcare Technologies Month of our editorial calendar. Update: The detail that Robotic Research is still providing its usual...Read More

GPS World Magazine: Robotic Research innovates to help fight COVID-19

D.C.-area engineering firm produces reusable face shields for region’s hospitals, offers sterile 3D printer patent for COVID applications globally The team of engineers at Robotic Research LLC, based in Clarksburg,...Read More

AUVSI: Robotic Research uses Engineering Expertise to Develop Reusable Face Shields for Healthcare Workers

The team of engineers at Robotic Research is using its engineering expertise to create reusable face shields for healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis. The company says...Read More

GPS World Magazine: Robotic Research innovates to help fight COVID-19

April 15, 2020  - By Tracy Cozzens D.C.-area engineering firm produces reusable face shields for region’s hospitals, offers sterile 3D printer patent for COVID applications globally The team of engineers at...Read More

AUVSI: Robotic Research uses Engineering Expertise to Develop Reusable Face Sheilds for Healthcare Workers

The team of engineers at Robotic Research is using its engineering expertise to create reusable face shields for healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis. The company says...Read More

The Daily Record: Robotic Research uses innovations to help health care workers fight COVID-19

The team of engineers at Robotic Research LLC, a Clarksburg provider of autonomy and robotic technologies for government and commercial customers, announced Wednesday they are applying their innovative engineering expertise...Read More

The Daily Record: Robotic Research uses innovations to help health care workers fight COVID-19

By: Daily Record Staff April 15, 2020 The team of engineers at Robotic Research LLC, a Clarksburg provider of autonomy and robotic technologies for government and commercial customers, announced Wednesday they...Read More

Overt Defense: US Marine Corps Historic Restructure for 2030 China Pivot

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is about to undertake the biggest organisational and doctrinal change in its history. With peer threats the ever more likely future conflict scenario, the...Read More

USNI News: Marines Will Field Portfolio of JLTV-Mounted Anti-Ship Weapons in the Pacific

CAPITOL HILL – Navy and Marine Corps leaders are confident a pair of ground-based anti-ship missile programs in support of the Expeditionary Advance Base Operations (EABO) concept is leaving China...Read More

Technical.ly: Robotic Research will test fully autonomous shuttles in Clarksburg

Clarksburg, Maryland-based Robotic Research will begin testing fully autonomous and unmanned low-speed shuttles in the second quarter of this year. Launched in 2002, Robotic Research provides robotic technology for commercial...Read More

SDC Executive: Robotic Research to Start Testing Fully Autonomous Unmanned Shuttles

Robotic Research LLC, a leading provider of autonomy and robotic technologies, announced it will begin testing fully autonomous low-speed shuttles that are totally unmanned in the second quarter of this...Read More

AUVSI: Robotic Research to begin testing fully autonomous shuttles without onboard attendants

Starting in the second quarter of 2020, Robotic Research LLC will begin testing fully autonomous low-speed shuttles that are totally unmanned. Instead of having the attendants onboard, they will be...Read More

AUVSI: Robotic Research to start testing fully autonomous unmanned shuttles

Robotic Research LLC, a leading provider of autonomy and robotic technologies, will begin testing fully autonomous low-speed shuttles that are totally unmanned in the second quarter of this year. Current...Read More

Autononomous Vehicle Technology: Robotic Research helps Olli shuttle bring autonomous vehicle programs to two campuses

Robotic Research LLC, a provider of autonomy and robotic technologies to government and commercial customers, announced its team has recently supported the launch of two new international deployments of Olli,...Read More

Autonomous Vehicle International: Olli shuttles students around campus

Olli the autonomous shuttle has been deployed to two university campuses to transport students. The autonomous shuttle manufactured by Local Motors has been driving around the International Training Centre of...Read More

Safe Car News: Robotic Research helps Olli Shuttle bring autonomous vehicle programs to campuses in Italy and Saudi Arabia

Robotic Research LLC, a provider of autonomy and robotic technologies to government and commercial customers, announced that its team has recently supported the launch of two new international deployments of...Read More

AUVSI: Robotic Research supports launch of international deployments of Local Motors’ Olli autonomous shuttle

Robotic Research LLC has announced that its team recently supported the launch of two new international deployments of Local Motors’ Olli autonomous shuttle. Both deployments support campus-based pilot programs, including...Read More

Robotics Tomorrow: Robotic Research Helps Olli Shuttle Bring Autonomous Vehicle Programs to Campuses in Italy and Saudi Arabia

Robotic Research LLC, a leading provider of autonomy and robotic technologies to government and commercial customers, announced today its team has recently supported the launch of two new international deployments...Read More

The Daily Record: Robotic Research supports 2 autonomous shuttle deployments

A Maryland firm that makes autonomy and robotic technology was involved with overseas deployments of self-driving shuttles.   Read the full article on The Daily Record

Defense News: Here’s the US Marine Corps’ plan for sinking Chinese ships with drone missile launchers

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Marine Corps is getting into the ship-killing business, and a new project in development is aimed at making their dreams of harrying the People’s Liberation Army...Read More

Jane’s IHS: Robotic Research unveils Pegasus Mini hybrid UAS/UGV

Robotic Research, a Maryland-based developer of autonomy and robotic technologies catering to commercial and government customers, has taken the opportunity at the CES 2020 exhibition being held in Las Vegas...Read More

Aero News Network: Robotic Research To Unveil Pegasus Mini At CES 2020

Robotic Research LLC, a leading provider of autonomy and robotic technologies to commercial and federal customers, will be debuting a new football-size transformable drone, the Pegasus Mini, at CES 2020....Read More

ExecutiveBiz: Robotic Research to Showcase Small Two-Mode Drone at CES 2020

Robotic Research will exhibit a small, transformable drone at the Consumer Technology Association’s upcoming CES 2020 event. The Pegasus Mini is a downsized version of the Pegasus, a multimodal drone...Read More

Defense Blog: U.S. Soldiers will receive boot-mounted electronic personal tracker devices

The U.S. Department of Defense and Robotic Research LLC, announced an agreement worth about $16.5 million for personal tracker device attached to a soldier’s boot. Through this deal the company...Read More

Inside GNSS: Bootstrapping Location for Army Patrols

Forward-deployed U.S. military personnel will soon benefit from warfighter localization sensor units that provide tracking information in GPS-denied environments in a bootstrap mode. The Army Product Manager Sets, Kits Outfits...Read More

American Military News: US Army spending $16.5 million for boot-mounted GPS devices to track soldiers

Last week the U.S. Army awarded a $16.5 million contract to the Maryland-based Robotic Research for boot-mounted trackers to help soldiers on foot to keep track of each other in terrain...Read More

Sputnik News: US Army Awards $16.5 Million Contract for Boot-Mounted GPS Trackers

Robotic Research LLC, a Maryland-based company providing autonomous and robotic technologies to government agencies, recently confirmed that it was awarded a hefty $16.5 million contract by the US Army to...Read More

Defense News: Robotic Research wins US Army contract for boot-mounted trackers for soldiers

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Army has awarded a $16.5 million contract to Robotic Research LLC for footwear-mounted trackers for dismounted soldiers to keep track of each others’ whereabouts in GPS-denied...Read More

Daily Mail UK: US Army wants to use a soldier’s FOOTSTEPS to power electronics and let commanders track them while they are on the battlefield

US Army is developing insoles with sensors to power electronic devices  The heel pushes down on the insole and hits a miniature rotational mechanism  This then turns a small generator...Read More

Jane’s Defence: Robotic Research providing footwear sensors to US Army

The US Army is moving out with plans to outfit soldiers' footwear with sensors designed to monitor their location, even in GPS-denied environments. Robotic Research announced on 19 December that...Read More

Army Times: How the Army wants to use your boots to generate juice (and keep tabs on you)

Two new footwear advances could help soldiers use their own footsteps to charge devices in the field and enable commanders to track their location. The Army recently awarded a $16.5...Read More

Technical.ly DC: Robotic Research received a $16.5M order to supply tracking tech to the US Army

  Based in Clarksburg, Maryland, Robotic Research provides robotic technology for commercial and government autonomous operations. Through this deal the company is offering its tech, called WarLoc, to help better...Read More

AUVSI: Robotic Research Granted Permission to Operate Olli Autonomous Shuttle in Maryland

The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Motor Vehicle Administration recently granted autonomy and robotic technologies provider Robotic Research LLC permission to operate Local Motors’ Olli autonomous shuttle between its two...Read More

Autonomous Vehicle Technology: Robotic Research receives permission to operate autonomous electric shuttle on public roads in Maryland

Robotic Research, a provider of autonomy and robotic technologies to commercial and federal customers, announced it has received permission from the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration to operate...Read More

My MC Media: Self-Driving Shuttle Coming to Montgomery County

A self-driving shuttle has received approval from the Maryland Department of Transportation to operate in Montgomery County. Olli is an autonomous electric shuttle that is driven by Robotic Research’s AutoDrive®...Read More

Local DMV: Montgomery County now has its first self-driving shuttle

CLARKSBURG, Md. (WDVM) — If you’re in Montgomery County, you might see an autonomous shuttle driving around. This makes the first time Maryland’s Department of Transportation approved a self-driving vehicle...Read More