The foundational software behind all of our autonomous vehicles is the NASA-JPL developed hybrid control architecture CARACaS (Control Architecture for Robotic Agent Control and Sensing). CARACaS was initially developed as the software behind the Mars Rover Program. SIS has exclusive licensing rights with JPL to modify and and use the software to suit our specific project needs.
- Mission level autonomy; adaptable to multiple missions
- Precision Engagement, manpower reduction, persistence
- Warfare missions that have already been demonstrated at-sea include: FP, MIW, ASW, ISR, ASUW, Riverine Warfare
- "Sliding autonomy"- Remote Control to Fully Autonomous - variable between "man-on-loop" and "man-in-loop"
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CARACaS commanding starboard turn to avoid obstaclesClose
Curiosity Rover. CARACaS was initially developed for Mars Rovers.Close
A USV detects a vessel heading towards it off it's starboard bow. To obey COLREGS, the USV turns starboard to avoid a collision.