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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...

Drones Used To Help Pick Up Dog Poop

04/16/2017, The thing about taking your dogs out to public areas is that you’ve got to be responsible when it comes to picking up their poop. After all if you don’t like it if another person were to poop in the park in the open, how is leaving behind your dog’s...

Japan’s Volleyball Team Is Training With Robots

04/14/2017, While robots don’t necessarily have the same kind of instincts or intuition that humans do, they do most faster and they don’t tire, which means that in some situations robots might be more ideal than humans. Over in Japan, it seems that the...

Yelp Will Begin Testing Robot Food Delivery In San Francisco

04/12/2017, It is no secret that many companies envision a future in which robots will do a lot of the heavy lifting, whether it be in a factory, or simple tasks like food delivery. In fact that future is very near because it seems that Yelp’s Eat24 will be testing...