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Pilot Gets 30 Days In Jail For Knocking Woman Unconscious With Drone

02/28/2017, If you plan on flying a drone, you should probably get some practice lest you end up with slapped with a fine and some jail time. Back in 2015 Paul Skinner, an aerial photographer, was using a drone to cover the city’s Pride Parade. He was using a drone...

Huawei Imagines Cell Towers Wirelessly Charging Drones

02/27/2017, [MWC 2017] One of the problems with drones is that typically their battery life leaves a lot to be desired. For consumer drone usage this might not be a problem, but if one is using drones to make site inspections, then this could prove to be very...

DJI Unveils Matrice 200 Drone

02/26/2017, [MWC 2017] DJI is a company that many of you guys are probably familiar with when it comes to consumer drones, but it looks like the company is interested in expanding beyond consumer drones as they have announced the Matrice 200 at MWC 2017, a drone...

StyleShoots Live Takes Studio Photos Without A Photographer

02/22/2017, There are many obvious jobs that a robot could easily replace humans with. A good example would be manufacturing where instead of putting humans along the assembly line, a lineup of robots would be more efficient. However there are some fields where you...

UPS Is Also Looking Into Drone Deliveries

02/21/2017, The idea of using drones to make deliveries isn’t new, and we have seen how companies such as Amazon and 7-Eleven are looking to take advantage of the technology. In fact in some countries such as Singapore, local postal services are also looking into...

Bill Gates Thinks Robots Who ‘Steal’ Jobs Should Pay Taxes

02/19/2017, If there is one facet of life that all of us cannot escape from, it would be the fact that if you work, you have to pay taxes. So the question s, if a robot were eventually to take over a job that you’re doing, like in a manufacturing facility, does the...

Students Design A Bee Drone That Helps With Cross-Pollination

02/16/2017, Bees aren’t just good for producing honey, but they are also essentially in helping to pollinate crops. Apparently they help to pollinate as much as $15 billion worth of crops in the US each year, and that’s a lot. However the population of bees is...

Patent Suggests Amazon Will Use Parachutes To Make Drone Deliveries

02/14/2017, Amazon’s plans to eventually use drones to make package deliveries isn’t new. The idea is that the drone will fly to a customer’s house, land in front of their door or driveway, the customer picks up the package and they’re good to go. However as...

Passenger Drones Will Be A Thing In Dubai

02/14/2017, At the moment we think of drones mostly as devices that are used to take photos or videos, or in some cases used to make deliveries. However in Dubai, you can soon expect drones to ferry people around as well. According to a report by AP, passenger drones...

The AirSelfie Is A Drone That Fits Into Your Pocket

02/05/2017, The only downside to taking selfies with cameras is that unless it is equipped with a wide-angle lens, sometimes it’s hard to fit everyone into a group shot, or it is hard to give proper background information so that people know where you are. This is...

Vespa’s Owner Unveils A Personal Cargo Robot

01/30/2017, Walking and carrying several bags of groceries can be a bit of a chore, but sometimes this is necessary if you don’t have car, or you’re trying to save on gas, or you forgot your bus pass, and so on. However in the future that may no longer be...

Panasonic Deploys Its HOSPI Robot At Japan’s Airports

01/27/2017, It is no secret that Japan loves its robots. We’ve seen robots deployed in the country for all kinds of uses, whether it be to greet customers at a store or to help them check into a hotel. That being said, the next time you were to visit Japan and you...

Bots_Alive Is A Kit That Makes Robots Smarter Using AI

01/24/2017, It’s one thing to be able to manually remote control drones or robots, but it’s another thing to have them control themselves. Putting aside our fears that one day there will be a robot uprising, in the meantime the possibilities of autonomous robots...