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Argentinian Police Uses Drones To Seek Out Tax Evaders

09/26/2014, As drones are becoming cheaper, their usefulness has expanded as well. Now drones can be used by hobbyists, videographers, and let’s not forget law enforcement as well. As it turns out and according to a report from The Telegraph, South American...

Brain Corporation wants to train robots with new OS

09/25/2014, Do you know how hard it is to house-train a robot? Apparently not very. At least, not anymore, thanks to San Diego startup Brain Corporation, and its Brain Operating System, created to help robots learn and develop, much in the same way you’d train a...

Robot Octopus Swims In A Rather Realistic Manner

09/25/2014, Robots do seem to get plenty of attention in recent times, ranging from a soft robot fabric to that of a robot which is “smart” enough to be able to fly a flight simulator. Having said that, there are many ways for robots to move around, be they in a...

Murata Cheerleaders Get Around On Balls

09/25/2014, Murata is not exactly new to the robotics scene, and their latest robot – or rather, should we say robots, happen to be the Murata Cheerleaders. This particular collection of robots that hail from Murata Manufacturing of Japan happen to get around,...

DHL Could Launch Drone Delivery In Juist, Germany

09/24/2014, Drone deliveries – this very idea is worth toying over, but there are plenty of red tape and regulations to take into consideration, so much so that it is not viable to roll out just yet over in the US. However, this has not stopped some zany...

RFID Technology Allows Robots To Search For Household Objects

09/23/2014, Robots are pretty useful to have around, but they can prove to be rather tricky to program in order to handle everyday tasks, going to show how complex and wonderfully created our brains are. Mobile robots do prove their worth in homes if they could be...

Internet Connected Drones From Facebook (Rumor)

09/23/2014, When it comes to drones, it can be a particularly sticky issue for the layperson. However, Yael Maguire, engineering director at Facebook Connectivity Lab prefers to drop the use of the word “drones” where “beaming” Internet to the...

Robot Modified To Fly Human Flight Simulator

09/23/2014, Robots these days seem to be taking on larger and more important roles at the workplace, and this time around, we have researchers over at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) working on a small, off-the-shelf robot. Various...

German Banned From Yellowstone National Park After Crashing Drone

09/23/2014, The advent of drones have seen people come up with different ways of using them, and earlier this July, a drone user actually crashed one drone into Yellowstone’s Grand Prismatic Spring. That drone user happened to be Andreas Meissner, a 37 year old...

Nanoscience Could Lead To Better Wine

09/22/2014, It does look as though robots are starting to get better and better at what we humans normally do, ranging from running a restaurant to actually having a far better sense of touch and dexterity compared to previous generation robots. Having said that,...

GelSight Sensor Allows Robots To Be More Dextrous

09/22/2014, When we talk about robots, most of the time we would think that it is a pretty easy thing to actually conjure up a robot that works and functions like a human. However, things are not all that simple on the surface, which goes to show just how complex our...

Foxconn’s Foxbots Reportedly Not Performing Up To Scratch

09/22/2014, Earlier this year it was reported that one of Apple’s assembly partners, Foxconn, had announced that they will be deploying robots called Foxbots to help assemble Apple’s new iPhones. Presumably with the aid of these Foxbots that the production of the...

Star Wars Anti-Drone Shield Could Have Been Used To Prevent Leaks

09/21/2014, There looks set to be plenty of security measures that will be in place throughout the entire filming of the upcoming Star Wars movie series, which are set to arrive in movie theaters some time in December next year. After all, you would know just how...