CONVINCE, a European project coordinated by the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Italian Institute of Technology-IIT), has been awarded over €4 million in EU funding under the Horizon Europe Programme. The principal aim of the project is to develop and verify cognitive deliberation capabilities in autonomous robots. The project will last for three and a half years and involves 10 international partners.
Clearpath Robotics, manufacturer of mobile robotics platforms for research and development, has launched OutdoorNav – an autonomous navigation software platform designed for vehicle developers, OEMs, and robotics researchers. Compatible with Clearpath’s outdoor mobile platforms as well as third-party industrial vehicles, OutdoorNav provides GPS-based navigation for autonomous vehicle development.