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Zano Drone Jumps Aboard The Selfie Bandwagon

01/05/2015, [CES 2015] We did talk about the Zano drone before, right before Christmas, and this is one micro drone that is meant to be a flying prototype with the ability to capture selfies. Being marketed for a summer release this year, Torquing Group happens to be...

Robot Arm Plays Pong With Aplomb

01/05/2015, [CES 2015] Would you prefer to face a robot apocalypse, or to have the world overrun with zombies? I think the latter would be a whole lot manageable – after all, robots are ruthlessly efficient, and more importantly, they happen to have the kind of...

Move ‘N See’s Pixio Can Track Your Movements And Record You

01/04/2015, [CES 2015] One of the reasons why action photographers love fast lenses is that it allows them to snap photos quickly and to capture that perfect image where a boxer’s fist connects to the face of his/her opponent, or where the basketball is dunked, or...

Parrot’s senseFly Unveils eXom Quadcopter

01/04/2015, [CES 2015] If you love your drone/quadcopters, you might be pleased to learn that at CES 2015, Parrot’s senseFly has unveiled the eXom quadcopter. This is a drone that comes with a host of sensors that will allow it to fly more efficiently as well as...

RoboSimian To Aid In Disaster Situations

12/30/2014, I am quite sure that anyone with a T-1000 (of Terminator 2 fame) as a bodyguard would feel really, really safe – after all, there just isn’t any other robot out there that is as bad-ass as one of these – unless you happen to be a T-800 with...

Underwater Rescue Robot Inspired By Diving Turtles

12/26/2014, Nature has more often than not proven itself to be the inspiration for inventions that we have seen over the years – such as the aeroplane, or even the helicopter. Having said that, researchers do hope to work on releasing many autonomous tiny...

Kangaroo 1: Drone 0

12/23/2014, Kangaroos are cute creatures that are native to Australia, where they have also proven themselves to be an inspiration when it comes to saving the life of infants. Apart from that, we also have robotic kangaroos, known as the Robo-roo which theoretically...

Snake-Like Robot Could Come In Handy During A Disaster

12/22/2014, Now here is a robot that might just freak you out – it does not look like any kind of humanoid killer bots such as in the Terminator movies, and neither does it resemble the sentinels in the recent X-Men: Days of Future Past movie earlier this year....

Man Controls Two Bionic Arms With The Power Of Thought

12/18/2014, It was just yesterday that we talked about a mind-controlled bionic hand, and here we are with double the technology. This is also a DARPA-funded robotic limb which can be controlled through the power of thoughts alone, although we would be dealing with...

PiKit Modular Robot ‘Sees’ And ‘Hears’

12/18/2014, Robots are starting to invade the various spaces of our lives – and this does not mean that such mechanical wonders are going to stop their march anytime soon. No sir, in fact, we continue to see increasing exposure to robots among the younger...

Mind-Controlled Robotic Arm Tested

12/17/2014, DARPA certainly has its fair share of unique projects that are not only interesting, they also happen to have a potentially practical aspect to it all. In fact, the organization has put down some money for a mind-controlled robotic arm that was tested by...

Hector Robot Walks With An Insect Gait

12/17/2014, Scientists from German scientists have developed a new ultralight robot that comes with its fair share of sensors, where it sports an insect-like gait, not to mention the unique ability to be able to climb over objects. Known as “Hector”, this unique...

Nano Drone Set To Debut At CES 2015

12/16/2014, With the FAA intending to have their rules implemented some time in 2017, perhaps you might want to pick up your own drone between now and then since it would be a whole lot more lax at the moment prior to enforcement. However, since there are a fair...

Athena The Robot Paid For Seat On Flight

12/15/2014, There is no free lunch in this world, and neither are there free seats on a plane – not unless you happen to own the airline itself, or are somehow in a position where such perks are afforded to you. While humans are the ones who would fly in the...