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Stanford Builds Wind Tunnel To Help Create Better Drones

04/24/2016, There is a lot of technology that has been inspired by nature, or even made more advance because of nature, and scientists at Stanford are indeed taking advantage of that and have recently constructed a one-of-a-kind wind tunnel that they believe will...

Researchers Use Drones To Help Find The Best Biofuel

04/22/2016, Go to the supermarket and sometimes you’ll find that there are different types of oranges. Just because they are oranges doesn’t make them all equal. Some species of oranges are grown to be seedless, some are grown to be bigger, some are grown to be...

Apparently China Wants The Data From Your Drones

04/21/2016, There’s a reason why some people are so antsy when they see drones fly over them. It is because with an attached camera, it is possible that they might be recorded. The drone pilot might simply be passing over them, but since it is impossible to tell...

Root Robot Teaches Coding To Children

04/18/2016, The digital age has certainly brought with it its fair bit of advancements, and this would also mean having robots work alongside us humans. Granted, robots do happen to do well in highly repetitive tasks such as assembling vehicles and other electronics,...

Aurora Vertical Takeoff Concept Actually Works

04/18/2016, There are some pretty wild ideas out there that need to be thought up of from time to time, and also realized, which just goes to show the ingenuity of the human mind. Well, the folks over at DARPA have long been on the lookout for a vertical takeoff...

Robotic Snake Helps To Plug Leaks Underwater

04/18/2016, Robots have certainly come a long way in their technological prowess, and they have also been “employed” to perform a variety of tasks as we have seen so far – including that of serving hotel guests or even customers at a restaurant. Having said...

FAA: It’s A Federal Crime To Shoot Down Drones

04/18/2016, Last year there was a report of a man who shot down a drone that flew over his backyard. A judge later cleared the man in question, claiming that he was within his right to shoot down the drone and before you get too excited about the idea of shooting...

Australia Post Begins Drone Delivery Trials

04/18/2016, Last year Australia Post announced that they were looking into delivering mail by drones and would begin trials in 2016. It certainly looks like they did not waste any time because according to a recent announcement, it seems that the closed trials for...

DJI Unveils The Matrice 600 & Ronin-MX Drones

04/18/2016, If you’re in the market for some new drones, you might be interested to learn that DJI has recently announced two new drones. The DJI Matrice 600 (M600) and the Ronin-MX, although given their price tags it would seem that these drones are aimed more...

Sharp’s Robot Phone Is Not Cheap At All

04/14/2016, We first saw Sharp’s robot phone back at CEATEC 2015. It’s a unique product as it’s designed to be a small robot that doubles as a smartphone, Sharp calls it the RoboHon, signifying that this is a combination between a robot and a phone....

Drone Racing Gets ESPN Coverage From August 2016

04/13/2016, The world’s very first Drone Prix took place in Dubai this year, where the winner and his team picked up a whole wad of dough for their efforts. Having said that, it looks like drone racing is set to become bigger and bigger, and this would translate to...

Pepper Robot Enrols In School

04/13/2016, The Pepper Robot is a fast selling piece of modern wonder, and this is not surprising considering how it has been used to try to sell a coffee machine to passers-by in the past. Well, the Pepper Robot has started to make waves in the headlines again, by...

Bipedal Robot Vacuums Your Stairs As It Walks

04/12/2016, Alphabet, which is a name associated with Google, has been said to be mulling over the possible sale of Boston Dynamics, the arm that churns out some pretty useful robots. Well, other than the more well known models like the Atlas robot, are there any...

BIG-i Robot Butler Understands Voice Commands

04/12/2016, Now here is a robot that is far less cuddly than Big Hero 6, but at least it is real and does not remain in the realm of fiction. The BIG-i robot butler might resemble the form factor of a trash can, but you can bet your bottom dollar that it will be a...