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DJI Unveils Zenmuse Z30 30x Zoom Lens Camera For Its Drones

10/24/2016, Apart from being used by hobbyists and filmmakers, drones are also ideal for industrial purposes where they can be used to survey areas, inspect certain machinery that would be hard for humans to reach, and so on. Just recently Verizon themselves...

GoPro’s Passenger App Lets You Piggyback Nearby Karma Drones

10/24/2016, GoPro despite being seen as more of an action camera manufacturer has always had close ties to drones. This is because due to the camera’s small and lightweight stature, many drone users have in the past used GoPro cameras and mounted them on drones for...

Sweden Bans Camera Drone Flights

10/23/2016, Over in the US, as long as your drone is registered and you’re not flying over someone’s private property or restricted airspace, you should be legally within your rights to operate your device. However over in Sweden, a recent ruling could have...

Intel Unveils Its Own Falcon 8+ Commercial Drone

10/13/2016, Intel might be known as a company that manufactures computer processors, but given the state of technology these days, sticking to one product is not really an option. This is why it isn’t surprising to see that Intel has actually branched out into...

Neural Implants Help A Paralyzed Man To Feel Again

10/13/2016, It is possible that thanks to science and the advancements in technology that people who are paralyzed can eventually start to feel something again. This is what pretty much happened thanks to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and the University...

Verizon Could Soon Start Selling Drone Data Plans

10/07/2016, Nowadays with everything being connected to the internet or needing an internet connection, telcos are certainly cashing in on it, what with them selling data plans for your phones, your tablets, your smart home appliances, your cars, and now it seems...

The Bocco Family Robot Now Comes With Support For SIM Cards

10/05/2016, [CEATEC 2016] In 2015, we came across a little robot by the name of Bocco. Developed by Yukai Engineering, it looks like the company is back with a slightly upgraded model, and by slightly we do mean slightly. Essentially at its core, the Bocco is still...

Panasonic’s Motion-Sensing Unit Aims To Help Keep Robots Upright

10/04/2016, [CEATEC 2016] As robots slowly start to become a bigger part of our daily lives, naturally improvements have to be made to the existing technology to ensure that robots are capable of doing many different tasks. At CEATEC 2016, Panasonic is showing off a...

Sharp’s RoboHon Can Now Double Up As A Waiter/Tour Guide

10/04/2016, [CEATEC 2016] When Sharp unveiled the RoboHon, it was marketed as a cute little robot that could keep you company at home, and the ability to project images from its face, so it’s almost like you get to hang out with a friend and watch a movie. However...

CAIBA Is A Customer Service Robot That Can Be Remotely Piloted

10/04/2016, [CEATEC 2016] The problem with using humans as customer service personnel is that sometimes people get sick, or sometimes people don’t know what you  want, or sometimes in the case of tourism, not all customer service personnel can speak/understand the...

Omron’s Ping Pong Robot Is Back, And It’s Better Than Ever

10/03/2016, [CEATEC 2016] Over the past few years, Omron has shown off a robot called the Forpheus that can play a game of table tennis against a human. The first iteration was shown off in 2014, and we saw an upgraded version in 2015. Now it’s 2016 and the company...

Fujitsu’s Robopin Will Provide A More Humanized Interaction

10/03/2016, [CEATEC 2016] Interfacing with a computer can feel rather “cold”. Unless your focus is on 100% efficiency, you know that there’s nothing that can beat the human touch when it comes to customer service. This is particularly evident in industries like...