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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Robots

The Start of a Journey to Deliver the Last 50 Feet

A journey of a thousand miles may begin with a single step, but the most difficult part of a package’s journey is the last 50 feet. It is between the delivery truck and a consumer’s residence that is difficult to automate. As seen in the interview above, Vault Robotics, a spinout from the Safe Robotics […]

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Viodi View – 05/25/24

This issue of the Viodi View features two very different stories from CES that both look at removing physical barriers to improve mobility. One is about flying solo, while the other uses technology to improve human connections. A Pivotal Moment in Personal Aviation Perhaps the allure of flying has something to do with breaking the […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment CES2024

Breaking Down Barriers & Making Connections through Open Source Human Augmentation

Restoring a person’s ability to communicate, move, and retain a level of independence is what the Scott-Morgan Foundation demonstrates in the above video. This open-source solution is modular allowing it to be customized to meet the needs of the individual. The avatar of Erin Taylor, a 24-year-old woman recently diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment CES2024 Electric Vehicles

A Pivotal Moment in Personal Aviation #ces2024

Could January 8th, 2024 be considered a Wright Brothers moment for personal aviation? That is the day Pivotal started taking orders for their personal electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL), Helix. As seen in the above video, filmed that same day, Pivotal’s Hayley Duncan provides an overview of this unique aircraft. Pilot’s License Not […]

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Viodi View -04/27/24

The adage “garbage in/garbage out” comes to mind thanks to a recent Viodi post. A popular social media site was the lucky recipient of this article (see the Korner for more details). Thanks again to the Broadband Forum, my employer, for supporting this newsletter. The content, views, and opinions expressed herein are not those of the […]