Nick Larson

RIGID ROBOTICS’ CEO Quoted in the Latest CIM Magazine

CIM Magazine’s September/October edition features “The Evolution of Autonomy,” an article written by Kate Sheridan.  The article discusses the benefits of increasing autonomy in the mining industry as well as the challenges faced by operators, manufacturers, and retrofitters. Sheridan interviewed RIGID ROBOTICS’ CEO Mehran Motamed as part of her research while writing the article.

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Nick Larson

DriveAssist™ News Release September 8, 2016

VANCOUVER, BC- RIGID ROBOTICS has announced that an updated version of the company’s DriveAssist™ platform will be released at MINExpo 2016 in Las Vegas. DriveAssist™ is a platform for off-road vehicles with capabilities ranging from collision avoidance and operator assistance to total vehicle automation. The updated platform boasts 2.5cm position accuracy as well as 100% position availability for up to 1hr. These features are particularly important when vehicles travel alongside long walls or to the bottom of mining pits.

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Nick Larson

CONDUCTOR™ News Release August 25, 2016

VANCOUVER, BC– RIGID ROBOTICS has announced that a new platform, named , will be displayed to the public for the first time at MINExpo 2016 in Las Vegas. CONDUCTOR™ is a tethered, unmanned aerial system (UAS) that is designed for persistent, uninterrupted
operation. CONDUCTOR™, combined with a suite of ground post-processing applications, delivers actionable intelligence to a wide range of operations. Thanks to a powered tether between the UAS and the ground, CONDUCTOR™ does not require downtime in order to refuel or recharge.

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Nick Larson

DriveAssist™ Gains Enhanced Functionality

DriveAssist™ has become the only low-cost cm accuracy collision avoidance system in the mining industry. Recent improvements to the DriveAssist™ platform have enabled the new level of accuracy while maintaining RIGID ROBOTICS’ commitment to low cost.

Additional details about the DriveAssist™ update are going to be released in early September. The DriveAssist™ platform will also be on display at MINExpo 2016 next month in Las Vegas, Nevada. RIGID ROBOTICS booth will be #25352 at the convention, which runs September 26th to 28th.

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RIGID ROBOTICS Will Exhibit at MINEXPO 2016

RIGID ROBOTICS will be exhibiting at MINExpo 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. During the show, which runs September 26-28, we will be showcasing both our ground and aerial platforms to attendees from across the mining industry and around the world.

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Our CEO, Mehran Motamed, will be part of the team on hand. If you would like to set up a time to discuss the future of mining and our solutions, please send a message to info@rigidrobotics.com.

RIGID ROBOTICS’ booth will be #25352 in the South Hall.