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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...

TRNDlabs Unveils The SKEYE Nano 2 FPV Drone

09/26/2016, Drones can be used for all kinds of things, such as surveillance, taking photos, videos, reaching places that would be hard for humans, and now it seems that drones have been reduced to taking selfies as well. The folks at TRNDlabs have taken the wraps...

Dutch Police Starts Using Eagles To Take Down Drones

09/14/2016, Rogue drones can be a problem, not only because they can sometimes get in the way of search and rescue, but they can also pose a threat. Depending on where you are from, there might be different laws to deal with rogue drones, for example in Japan nets...

Anti-Laser Technology Could Prevent Drones From Being Shot Down

09/11/2016, When it comes to taking down drones, there are many ways that one can go about it. One of those ways involves the use of lasers which we have seen being deployed on ships, so the question is, how do drones protect themselves from lasers? Or are lasers...

Researchers Develop Nano-Sized Fishes For Targeted Drug Delivery

09/11/2016, The way we consume drugs/medicine right now might not necessarily be the most efficient way. This is why researchers have been working on the ability to deliver drugs to a particular part of the body, which apparently makes it more effective and can...

Burrito Delivery By Drone Will Soon Be A Thing

09/09/2016, Have you ever been craving a burrito but are too lazy to walk or drive out for one? Sure, there are some places that might deliver, but how cool would it be if burritos could be delivered by drones? The good news is that for students at Virginia Tech,...

65-Year Old Woman Shoots A Drone Hovering Over Her Property

08/29/2016, Drones are fun gadgets if you’re looking to take some amazing photos or videos from heights and angles you normally would not be able to reach by yourself. However in some instances, they can also be a burden and a nuisance to people around them,...

DJI Launches Drone Training Arena In Korea

08/23/2016, Ever wanted to get your hands on a drone but you’re intimidated by how it looks and how it operates? We suppose that is an understandable concern, especially if you are planning on dropping hundreds, if not thousands of dollars on a drone that you’d...