04 Feb

Indoor Security Robot Contract Extended

Cohort Systems has successfuly renewed a contract for the delivery of indoor mobile robots.  The robots are part of a new indoor security solution that employs robots to automate surveillance.  The customer, who is not ready for public release, has opted to migrate their solution to a new version of the security robot that will be available for pilot testing in the 4th quarter of 2015.

02 Feb

Mobile Robot Donated to Local Ottawa High School

Jeremy James at CohortSystems Inc. has donated a robot to Longfields Davidson Heights High School in Ottawa.  The robot was a prototype Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) that had been developed for investigation of software algorithms for autonomous outdoor perimeter security of physical infrastructure.  The Robotics Team at the high school intends to retrofit the robot with an National Instruments  RobotRio processing element from the 2014 First Robotics Competition.  The robot is driven with 4 high power DC motors, is  just over 1 m in length and 0.5 meters wide; and can carry a payload in excess of 100 kg.

02 Feb

NATO Stanag 4586 CST Meeting in La Spezia Italy

Cohort Systems is supporting the NATO Stanag 4586 Custodian Support Team at its meeting in La Spezia Italy the week of Feb. 2.  The is a stechnical meeting that follows  the NATO Stanag 4586 Multi-Domain Control Station Working Group Meeting also held in La Spezia the previous week.  Both meetings are hosted at the NATO Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (http://www.cmre.nato.int).