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Hydrogen-Powered Drone Takes Off

03/25/2016, If there is one thing that has more or less stopped drones from really taking off in a big way (apart from the prohibitive cost for the more high end models, of course), it would be the fact that these machines do not have the kind of battery life which...

Nevada Has Operational Drone Airport

03/23/2016, It looks like there will be an operational drone airport coming to Nevada soon, with the site already been confirmed to be intermittently operational – making it sound as though it is the Death Star that we are talking about, eh?

Robot Serves In China Restaurant

03/20/2016, Are robots truly and earnestly taking over the world? While repetitive tasks in the realm of manufacturing and mass production would see robot as the far better candidate as opposed to humans, there are certain industries in which the human touch is...

Sophia The Robot Was An Attention Grabber at SXSW Interactive

03/20/2016, Hanson Robotics proved that they had a winner up their sleeves at SXSW Interactive not too long ago, with Sophia the robot who was paraded for all and sundry to check out. Needless to say, journalists had a field day testing out her verbal and facial...

High School Student Works On Drone That Assists Farmers

03/20/2016, How’s this for an entrepreneurial spirit and a sharp mind? Evan Palmer, a sophomore over at Amherst High School, is currently developing a fixed-wing drone that will be able to survey crops in Amherst when it is completed. This particular drone will be...

Prison Escape Bid Aided By A Drone

03/20/2016, Escaping from prison is not an easy task, but for those who have mastered the art of it, you can say that there are ways and methods to figure out an escape route. Heck, even Alcatraz has had its record of prisoners escaping before despite being described...

CRACUNS Drone Works Equally Well In Air And Sea

03/20/2016, It is all about convergence technology these days, and the CRACUNS drone does not disappoint. Why do we say so? Well, it will work well in the air as well as in the sea, now how about that for versatility?

Lufthansa Jet And Drone In Close Call

03/18/2016, Stories of drones involved in a close call with a passenger aircraft have been pretty common lately, and it makes perfect sense as to why one should register the drone with the FAA – so that folks will be more responsible and be careful when flying...

Domino’s Reveals Pizza Delivery Robot

03/17/2016, Domino’s has certainly changed the way it does things where pizza delivery is concerned, having their own pizza delivery vehicles as well as an app on the Apple Watch. Well, their spirit of innovation continues all the more with what they deem to be the...

Hybrid Drone-Blimps Could Be Future Flying Billboards

03/17/2016, Drones do seem to get into plenty of bad press in recent times, but this does not mean that drones should be banned outright, don’t you think so? After all, the first Drone Prix in the world recently saw a teen pick up a sizeable amount of dough as the...

Teen Wins $250k In First World Drone Prix

03/15/2016, I suppose drone racing is right now at the point where Thresh won his Ferrari 328 GTS Cabriolet that was owned by the legendary John Carmack at the Red Annihilation Quake tournament all the way back in 1997. Boy, it is going to be 20 years since then next...

Dubai To Hold Robot Olympics In December 2017

03/14/2016, Dubai wants the world to know that it’s not shy about adopting the latest in technology and that it’s going to put on big shows to prove that point. Recently the UAE’s largest city held the first World Drone Prix which was won by a...

Tokyo University Runs Into Ethical Dilemma

03/03/2016, Like many other things in life, science is a two-edged sword – there are ways to use it for good, as well as options to reside on the other end of the spectrum. It looks like a robotic hand that always turns out to be the winner when challenging...

Hacker Claims $35k Police Drone Can Be Hijacked From A Mile Away

03/02/2016, There are many stories these days about drones, including a smart drone from DJI that can avoid obstacles like a boss, as well as one that flew too close for comfort at London’s Heathrow airport. Well, it looks like drones are in the spotlight again...