Week in Review: Drone Registration Deadline Comes and Goes

We recap the week's top consumer robotics stories, including the FAA drone registration deadline that arrived amid confusion and controversy.

Here’s a look at the week’s top consumer robotics stories. Watch the video above for a quick recap of the week and check out the following links for more details.

Drone Registration Deadline Arrives Amid Confusion, Controversy - Steve Hogan, a lawyer at Ausley McMullen, stoppe by the Robotics Trends Podcast to discuss the first two months of the FAA’s drone registration system and the impact recent lawsuits will have on the future of drone registration.

FAA Drone Registration Faces Second Lawsuit - TechFreedom, a Washington, DC-based think tank, claims drone registration violates Section 336 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012. TechFreedom also claims the FAA exceeded its authority as drone registration is tied to the hobbyists and not the drones.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick: Self-Driving Cars to ‘Take a lot Longer’ - Speaking at the TED conference in Vancouver, said there’s been a lot of hype around self-driving cars, but that they won’t change the world overnight.

Scientists 3D Print Transplantable Human Bone - The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine has built a 3D printer that makes human-sized muscle, cartilage, and bone that all grew and developed blood vessels after being implanted into mice.  As soon as more tests are conducted and researchers receive government approval, the technology will be tested on humans.

Robot City Being Built in Japan - Cybernic City is a development in Japan that will feature robot helpers that work in the medical, industrial and agricultural industries. Cyberdyne, the startup behind Cybernic City, wants to make visible progress by 2020.


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