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Drone Racing Could Be The New Craze

06/26/2015, Drones are not only the domain of the military, as it has started to catch on with the mainstream people as well. The thing about drones is, there is still much work that needs to be done in terms of regulating them – privacy issues and all. Well,...

Perth Engineer Creates Robotic Bricklayer

06/25/2015, There are many jobs in the construction industry which relies heavily on machinery operated by man to do the job. There are also jobs that can be autonomous with the use of robots, but oddly enough when it comes to laying bricks when building a house,...

Robot Cockroach Goes Through Gaps Like The Real Deal

06/22/2015, I don’t know about you, but I sure as heck abhor them cockroaches. These are filthy insects, and the worst part is, they are so adept at survival, they can live just about anywhere. And to make matters worse, their biological design of being so thin in...

Tiny Tentacles Can Even Grab An Ant

06/22/2015, Most of the time, when we think about the world of robotics, such as a robotic hand or tentacle, it is always a wonder that the realm of science fiction has perfected robotics to such an extent that a particular limb knows just how much pressure to apply...

Pepper Robot Sells Out In A Minute

06/22/2015, About a year back SoftBank unveiled its new emotion sensing robot called Pepper, over the year we have heard more about the robot’s features and capabilities and the most recent update from the company told us when it would go on sale. SoftBank is...

Prototype Roboglove Helps Users With Weak Grips

06/21/2015, For those who are suffering with weak muscles, especially in the hand due to the effects of a stroke, ALS, or muscular dystrophy, performing simple tasks like picking up an object, gripping something in your hand, turning the doorknob, and more can be...

Emotion Sensing Robot Called Pepper Goes On Sale In Japan This Week

06/18/2015, Japan’s SoftBank has created an emotion sensing robot called Pepper which it is going to sell starting this week, the company only has plans to build 1,000 units of its humanoid robot in the first production run and depending upon the response that...

Philae Comet Lander Has Woken Up After Seven Months

06/14/2015, Many of you might recall that quite a few months back the European Space Agency sent a lander on Comet 67-P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko but the mission didn’t really go according to plan. After suffering a rather bumpy landing the Philae comet lander went...

Parrot Announces New Minidrones For The Sea, Land, And Air

06/12/2015, Are you a fan of drones? If you are and you’re more of a hobbyist rather than a professional who uses the drones for work-related matters, you might be interested to learn that Parrot has recently unveiled an entire new series of minidrones. These...

Dallas Cowboys Will Use Virtual Reality To Help With Training

06/08/2015, A few years ago when sporting teams started to adopt tablets to help with player training, we thought that was pretty awesome. However with technology advancing so rapidly, it seems that those techniques seem downright ancient when we think about it,...

DJI Launches Experimental Drone & Collision Avoidance System

06/08/2015, As drones become more common and more accessible to regular folks, we reckon that eventually there will be multiple drones in the sky all at once. Now as if avoiding obstacles like trees, lamps, signboards, and other objects wasn’t enough, drone pilots...

US Open Will Use Drones To Help Provide Coverage

06/07/2015, As we’ve said before, due to the small and lightweight nature of most drones and their relative ease of operations, it can be used by photographers and videographers to capture footage from interesting vantage points that might have previously been...

Drones Used To Document Illegal Logging In The Amazon

06/07/2015, Drones have a lot of potential to be used for all sorts of activities. It can be used for commercial purposes such as to deliver packages to customers; it can be used for military purposes to perform surveillance and reconnaissance work; it can also be...

Katana Wielding Robot Brings Us Closer To Our Doom

06/05/2015, Robots are amazing inventions and while it seems that we still have quite a way to go before we start seeing robots along the lines of Terminator, we definitely appear to be headed towards that direction. Over in Japan, the Yaskawa Electric Corporation...