16 Aug

Summer Vacation

The Cohort Admin and R&D offices will be closed for annual summer vacation from Aug 20 through Aug 29 inclusive.  Technical Support will still be available during this time period.

04 Aug

Phone and Email System Update

The Phone and Email System at the administration office will be updated on Aug. 8 between 12:00 and 18:00 EDT (UTC -4).  There may be disruptions to both Phone and Email during this period.  Please be patient Aug. 9 should be business as usual.  Refer to the blog for status.  Thank you.

16 May

Cohort Attending CANSEC Trade Show May 25 & May 26

CANSEC is Canada’s Global Defence and Security Trade Show held annually in Ottawa Canada.  This year CANSEC will be at the EY Centre May 25 and May 26.   Cohort Systems will be attending.  To set up a meeting you may contact Cohort directly or through the B2B listed below,

https://www.defenceandsecurity.ca/CANSEC/cansec/B2B-B2G-Tool.

See you at CANSEC!

09 May

Cohort Signs MOU For Unmanned Security Vehicles

Cohort Systems Inc. and Shenzhen Anzer Intelligent Engineering Co., Ltd signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding ‘Collaboration on Unmanned Security Vehicles’.

May 9 2016 at the China-Canada Economic and Trade Cooperation Conference in Vancouver British Columbia, Cohort Systems Inc. and Shenzhen Anzer Intelligent Engineering singed an MOU regarding ‘Collaboration on Unmanned Security Vehicles’. The primary intent of the MOU is the co-development of a modular autonomous navigation payload for a family of outdoor robots Shenzhen Anzer will manufacture on its product line in Shenzhen.

Cohort Systems Inc. is an Ottawa Canada based company that designs and develops Autonomous Navigation Systems (Autonav) for mobile robots and unmanned ground vehicles.

Shenzhen Anzer Intelligent Enginering Co., Ltd (www.anzer.com.cn) is a Guangdong P.R. China manufacturer of robots for use by Civilian, Police, and Security applications.

30 Apr

NATO Industrial Advisory Group Meeting at Northrup Grumman Space Park

This May 3rd to May 6th Cohort Systems will be attending the NATO Industrial Advisory Group (NIAG) SG.202 meeting hosted by Northrup Grumman Space Technology at Space Park in Redondo Beach California.  The purpose of Study Group (SG) 202 is the Development of a Conceptual Data Model for Multi-Domain Unmanned Platform Control System Services.  Cohort is participating in this activity because the company believes that modern physical security challenges are best addressed with a multi-domain solution; and a crucial component of this solution will be a Multi-Domain Control Station for UxV control.

25 Apr

ESI Toronto and Cohort Partner to Bid Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) for EOD and IEDD Operations in Mali

Engineering Services Inc. Toronto and Cohort have agreed to submit a response United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) invitation to submit a bid for the Supply, Operations and Maintenance of Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) for Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and Improvised Explosive Device Disposal (IEDD) in Mali.  The bid is in response to ITB Ref No: 95739_ITB_MLI_ROVs_16_139 for the supply of 14 medium sized ROVs and 1 small ROV.

12 Apr

Cohort R&D Moving to New Location

April 12th Cohort R&D R&D ‘Factory of Engineering’ is moving to a larger location at 2379 Holly Lane Suite 210, Ottawa ON, CANADA K1V 7P1.  Telephone numbers remain the same.  The address of the HQ and Admin remain the same.

07 Apr

Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCOE) Industry Day

Cohort Systems has been invited to attend the Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCOE) Industry Day in Columbus Georgia.  This event will take place on April 13th at the Columbus Trade Center in Columbus Georgia.   Located at Ft. Benning, Georgia, the MCOE is the U.S. Army’s testing ground for future technologies that will aid the Infantry, Stryker, and Armored Brigade Combat Teams.  The objective the event is for the US Army to convey its requirements to industry suppliers.

01 Apr

Cohort Renews Membership in the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries

The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) is an independent, federally incorporated, educational, scientific, engineering, and research organization with its headquarters in Ottawa. CADSI is a not-for-profit national business association that represents more than 1,000 member companies selling to the defence and public security markets.  Cohort has renewed its membership and will be actively participating with the organization.  Additional information about CADSI can be found at www.defenceandsecurity.ca.

01 Apr

Cohort Accepted as Supplier to the United Nations Global Market Place

Cohort Systems Inc. has been accepted as a supplier to the United Nations Global Market Place (UNGM).  The UN represents a $15Billion US market much of which is for specialized goods to provide security in that same geographic markets that Cohort has been developing for its products.  The UNGM is a portal to many independent UN purchasing agencies.  Through this portal Cohort has recently replied to an RFI for supply of an EOD Robot for de-mining in Mali.

15 Feb

NATO Industrial Advisory Group Meeting

Cohort Systems Inc. will be attending the NATO SG-202  Industrial Advisory Group meeting in Sarzana, Italy Feb. 23-26.  The intent of SG-202 is to evaluate the functional requirements for a standard general purpose Ground Control Station that could be used to control any type of Unmanned Vehicle or combination of Unmanned Vehicles.

13 Feb

Email Upgrade Feb. 13 and Feb. 14

Cohort’s email system will be upgraded during the weekend of Feb. 6 and Feb. 7.   This may cause a delay sending and receiveing email as the new email server syncrhonizes Cohort email accounts.  Please be patient.  Email behavior will be normal by Feb. 8.

07 Sep

NATO Industrial Advisory Group Meeting

Cohort Systems Inc. will be attending the NATO SG-202  Industrial Advisory Group meeting in Bristol England this Sept. 21-23.  The intent of SG-202 is to evaluate the functional requirements for a standard general purpose Ground Control Station that could be used to control any type of Unmanned Vehicle or combination of Unmanned Vehicles.

17 Aug

Custom UGV Design

Cohort has received a contract to develop the concept and design of a new Unmanned Ground Vehicle.  Details cannot release at this time.  However the platform will be  support all weather all season extended duration missions and will be powered by a Diesel Electric Hybrid power plant.

03 Aug

Cohort Wins Development Contract in the United Arab Emirates

Islands Auto UAE has engaged Cohort Systems to advise a new company called Calidus UAE on future Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) development.  Cohort has been invited to develop the concept for an Unmanned Ground Combat Vehicle (UGCV).  The UGCV is envisioned to be used in Urban applications to deal with asymmetric threats.  The vehicle will: continue perform its assigned missions while sustaining damage, is configurable to different roles by way of replaceable role specific turrets, be powered by a diesel hybrid engine and could be controlled by Cohort’s Robot Open Controltm.