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Shield AI Fundamentals: On Path Planning & Controls

A conversation with Connie Sun, an AI Engineer at Shield AI. What does planning refer to in robotics? Path and trajectory planning in the context of robotics refers to motion planning, or finding a path to reach a predetermined goal while avoiding obstacles and satisfying other constraints. This concept isn’t unique to robotics; people employ […]

Why Shield AI: Passionate Teammates

In the small hours of  a recent Monday morning, I found myself up at 13000 ft, trudging through a snow chute on the way to Mt. Whitney with two colleagues and absolutely zero mountaineering experience.  As I labored clumsily through the snow with my crampons and ice ax, I wondered just for a moment why […]