ORCA Hub Researchers to present work at the 2020 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston in May

Run-time Safety Compliance and Self-Certification for Robotics. Irrespective of the mission, environment or robotic platform you need Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) operating efficiently and safely – first time and every time. We have developed a transferable framework that integrates infrastructure, robotic and personnel data, to support safety and mission success. Within our framework we […]


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Dr. Xingyu Zhao at ISSRE

Dr. Xingyu Zhao presented work on assessing the safety and reliability of autonomous vehicles through the use of on the road testing at the 30th International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE). He was part of a team of our Smart Systems Group researchers here at Heriot-Watt University, as well as colleagues from University of […]


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Drone Safety and Reliability Survey Results

Matthew Osborne, Jenny Lantair and a number of their colleagues have collated the results from their first “Drone Safety and Reliability Survey”. They surveyed Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) registered commercial operators who fly drones in the ever more complex and congested airspace of Britain. The survey aimed to collate the various failure modes currently observed, […]


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