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Enterprise Pepper Robot Can Be Rented For $440 Monthly

07/31/2015, Business is all about opportunity cost – most businesses would like to own their premises, but reality dictates that rental is the way to go until one makes such a huge profit and finds a suitable seller. Having said that, one’s business would...

Toyota’s HSR Picks Up Stuff After You

07/31/2015, We did hear of Toyota’s HSR before – which is short for “human support robot”, and it will sport a solitary mechanical arm that has the ability to grasp objects of different shapes as well as sizes, and not only that, there is also an...

Scientists Create Water Strider-Like Robot That Can Jump On Water

07/31/2015, Remember a few years ago, scientists created a robot that had the ability to jump on water? That particular robot was created by scientists at China’s Harbin Institute of Technology, and it looks like scientists at the Seoul National University and...

Robot Could Be Models Of The Future

07/29/2015, The world of fashion can be deemed to be a quirky one – and it is far from surprising at all to see how robots can play a role in fashion. Androids have made their way into fashion magazines as well as runways recently, where designers like Thom...

Robot Aces Self-Awareness Test

07/29/2015, Do not get too excited about this particular bit of news that a robot has passed a self-awareness test for the first time, as we are still very far away from that kind of self-awareness like that of Skynet or JARVIS from Iron Man. Still, it is quite an...

Robotic Umpire Might Change The Way Baseball Decisions Are Made

07/29/2015, It is said that to err is human, and to forgive, divine. However, one must say that computers do not make mistakes – any mistakes, but it will come out with errors if the wrong information is fed into the system. This is the idea behind the decision...

Drone Package Delivery Proof Of Concept Now On Video

07/29/2015, The idea of using drones to deliver packages is not a new one, in fact, Amazon has also advocated drone-only lanes in the airspace, and this is a good idea since you have folks shooting drones down due to an “invasion of privacy”. Well, the FAA...

Man Shoots Down Drone Flying Over His House

07/29/2015, Say you caught someone staring into your house through your window. Naturally this invasion of privacy will not sit well with you, so we can only imagine that must be what William Meredith felt when he spotted a drone flying over his house last weekend,...

Drones Help Locate Endangered Chimpanzees

07/27/2015, Drones do seem to be big business these days, and it there are rumors that even South Korean conglomerate Samsung themselves are getting into the drone business – the selfie drone business, of course. Well, there are many applications for drone use,...

Samsung Reportedly Working On A Selfie Drone

07/27/2015, We get it, drones are the in thing at the moment for plenty of reasons, like capturing video and photos and angles that used to be off-limits. They’re also fun and could be the closest thing many of us could get to flying a plane. However would a drone...

Elon Musk & Stephen Hawking Want To Ban AI Weapons

07/27/2015, It is no secret that Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking aren’t exactly huge proponents of AI. While Musk wants to avoid what he feels would be a Terminator-like outcome, Hawking on the other hand is a bit more pessimistic and believes that AI could...

NASA Wants To Send Wind-Powered Robots To Explore Jupiter

07/23/2015, Due to the fact that the different planets in our solar system consists of different environments, there really isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to creating robots to explore the different planets, which is why NASA is currently...

Sony Mobile Announces Plans To Get Into Drones

07/22/2015, Sony Mobile is basically the mobile division of Sony and is the arm responsible for creating smartphones and tablets. However interestingly enough it seems that Sony Mobile will be teaming up with a company called ZMP to create drones designed for the...

New Bill Allows Californian Firefighters To Ground Drones In The Way

07/21/2015, Some of you guys might have heard that a couple of days ago, firefighters in San Bernardino County ran into some issues with drones who were apparently in their way, thus forcing the firefighters to ground their planes and helicopters in the process. Now...