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Zano Drone Can Film Itself

12/01/2014, A drone that actually captures selfies? Now this is definitely something different, don’t you think so? Known as the Zano, this is a micro drone that happens to be a flying prototype with a due date of it being marketed some time next summer. Right now,...

Amazon’s Army Of Robots Get The Job Done

12/01/2014, Forget about using robots to sell coffee machines – Amazon has far grander plans than that, where they have mobilized an entire army of robots, numbering approximately 15,000 of them in order to prepare for the madness of Cyber Monday, which so...

Cheetah Robot To Be Powered By Batteries

12/01/2014, This is not the first time that we have seen the cheetah robot from MIT, but what makes this particular robot so endearing to us would be the fact that it can run on batteries – and yet is capable of achieving speeds of up to 16 km/h, not to mention...

GoPro Said To Develop Consumer Drones

11/26/2014, For those who are adrenaline junkies and simply cannot live without a sense of danger or adventure happening around you, chances are you would have picked up a GoPro camera along the way, too. After all, once you have lived to tell your tale to others,...

Robotic Walker Helps Patients Regain Natural Gait

11/25/2014, We have seen exoskeletons like the Honda Walker in the past that will help patients who have difficulty moving about to be able to get around without human help, and this time around, another effort from a research team headed by Assistant Professor Yu...

‘Stroke Robot’ Could Help Improve Stroke Patient Treatment

11/25/2014, It is said that each year will see 800,000 Americans admitted to a hospital because of stroke, and speed is of the essence here since each minute that passes by would result in additional brain function that will be lost. With approximately 1,500 stroke...

Ohio College Looks To Construction Of Indoor Drone Pavilion

11/24/2014, While flying drones around are starting to get more and more restrictive, such as drone operators being required by the FAA to obtain a pilot’s license, here we are with word that a college in southwestern Ohio has stepped forward to construct an indoor...

Microsoft Enlists K5 Robots For Security Reasons

11/23/2014, We did talk about the K5 sentry robots from Knightscope not too long ago, and it seems that Microsoft, the second most valuable company in the world, intends to enlist the help of the K5 sentry robots to increase the amount of security on their campus....

Japan Intends To Crank Up Robot Technology

11/23/2014, Japan used to be the world leader where robotic technology is concerned, but their grip on the crown looks set to be slipping, as their supremacy in this particular field is beginning to see cracks appear due to other rival robot producing countries that...

K-MAX Helicopter Now Used To Fight Fires

11/19/2014, It is always nice to have more than just a single function or purpose when it comes to machines, as that would increase the level of efficiency of a particular machine. For instance, the robotic K-MAX medium lift helicopter has shown itself to be...

Robot Trucks Perform Tasks Shunned By Australians

11/19/2014, I know that robots do have their fair share of advantages when it comes to helping out us humans with our everyday tasks, since they do not complain and neither will they go on strike. In fact, once they are programmed to do whatever we want them to do,...

ABB Robotics Work On Katana Wielding Robots

11/18/2014, A robot is a double edged sword (pun not intended in this particular case) – where some of them can function as a barista, while others end up as a robot sentry. A Swiss robotics company has come up with a couple of katana-wielding robots, where the...

LocoRobo Robot Is Easy To Program

11/18/2014, What happens when a professor has too much time on his hands? Why, he thinks up of different ways to make the world better with his thoughts and creations, and Pramod Abidchandani alongside a trio of Drexel undergraduates have worked together to come up...