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Boston Dynamics Robot Company Sold By Alphabet To SoftBank

06/11/2017, Alphabet, the parent company of Google, has announced its decision to sell Boston Dynamics robot company to Japanese tech conglomerate SoftBank. It was first reported over a year ago that Alphabet was looking to find a buyer for Boston Dynamics as it was...

Flying Drones Over Oil Facilities Could Land You In Jail One Day

05/29/2017, With the commercialization of drones and with companies putting out affordable drones for the masses, new laws and regulations had to be put into place to determine how these devices are used. For examples there are several no-fly areas in which drones...

DJI Teases Drone Announcement For Wednesday

05/22/2017, There are so many different types of drones available in the market today, and if you’re looking for a new drone, perhaps one that is small and portable, then DJI could have something for you. In a recent video uploaded by DJI to YouTube, the company...

Dubai Is Aiming For A 25% Robotic Police Force By 2030

05/22/2017, If you’ve ever been pulled over by the cops for doing something you weren’t supposed to, such as talking on the phone or speeding, there are times when you might be able to talk your way out of it. This is because cops are people too, which means that...

Non-Commercial Drones No Longer Need To Be Registered With The FAA

05/22/2017, Back in 2015, the FAA introduced a ruling which required drone owners to register their drones with the agency. Given that some drone owners in the past have been quite a nuisance with their drones by flying it into restricted airspace or onto other...

DJI Launches Smart TV App, Wants To Stream Drone Footage

05/16/2017, Just like how GoPro decided that they wanted to get into the drone business with the GoPro Karma, it seems that DJI now wants to get into the video business by launching its own Smart TV app. This is an app designed for smart TVs that will allow users to...

Robotic Exoskeleton Helps Prevent The Elderly From Falling

05/14/2017, One of the dangers of the elderly living by themselves is that if they were to fall or slip in the shower, it would be very hard for them to get help. This is why stay-in nurses exist, and why there are also assisted living facilities. However in the...

Silicon Valley Security Robot Thrashed In Parking Lot

04/26/2017, Here’s an interesting bit of news. Mountain View police have said that a security robot was beaten up in a parking lot of a shopping center. The robot is a 300-pound contraption that looks like an egg. It was punched to the ground by a man who was...

DJI Goggles Will Let Users Control Their Drones With Head Movements

04/25/2017, If you’ve ever flown a drone or seen someone fly a drone, one of the ways to control the drone especially if it’s too far for you to see it clearly is to rely on the controller’s screen, which in some cases might be a tablet or a smartphone. However...

Drones Used To Study Bats To Learn In-Flight ‘Secrets’

04/23/2017, So we’ve seen how drones can be used for photography, videography, even used to provide internet, and now it seems that drones have found a use in the study of animals. A pair of researchers have used drones in a bid to better learn about the behavior...

Facebook Testing Helicopter Drone That Can Provide Internet Access

04/20/2017, In the event of an emergency where infrastructure has been damaged, communication is key and one of the ways we rely on communications these days is through the internet, but if the internet is down, how will that work? Granted there are other means, but...

Russia Says Robot Being Taught To Use Guns Is ‘Not A Terminator’

04/17/2017, Russia has been trying to teach a robot to shoot guns out of both hands. This has led to concerns that perhaps the country is developing a combat machine of sorts which may be used as a weapon when the need arises. Russia’s deputy Prime Minister, Dmitry...