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Watch a Sawyer Robot Give out Halloween Candy

Georgia Tech's Robot Autonomy and Interactive Learning Lab used a Rethink Robotics' Sawyer cobot to hand out 1,000 pieces of candy in three hours to trick or treaters.
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Hoovy Advatar Octocopter: Drone Advertising Coming to a Sky Near You
By Steve Crowe · 2 June, 2015 • Hoovy has launched its Advatar Octocopter drone on Indiegogo looking to revolutionize the advertising industry. Advatar can fly a 3 foot by 12 foot banner for 15 minutes that can be seen from 1,000 feet away.
B-Unstoppable Flying Tank Drone Launches on Kickstarter
By Steve Crowe · 29 May, 2015 • B-Unstoppable is a hybrid tank quadcopter that has four propellers to fly and two caterpillar tracks drive on the ground. B-Unstoppable can drive through a variety of terrain, but if the going gets tough it can take to the air.
GoPro Drone Coming in 2016
By Steve Crowe · 28 May, 2015 • Speaking at the Code Conference, GoPro CEO Nick Woodman announced GoPro's plans to come out with a quadcopter in the first half of 2016.
Hycopter Drone Flies for 4 Hours via Hydrogen Power
By Steve Crowe · 20 May, 2015 • A new hydrogen-powered drone called Hycopter can stay in the air for four hours at a time and up to 2.5 hours when carrying a 2.2-pound payload.
Foldable Drone Takes Off In Less Than 1 Second
By Steve Crowe · 19 May, 2015 • Swiss researchers have built a small foldable drone that can unfurl and take off in seconds.
Bocusini Wants to 3D Print Your Food via Pre-filled Cartridges
By Steve Crowe · 19 May, 2015 • Bocusini will come as a plug-and-play 3D printer or an open-source kit that retrofits existing 3D printers into food printers. Bocusini works like a pastry bag, depositing food onto your plate layer by layer via a heated 3D food printing head.
Watch a Drone Rescue Flood Victims in Texas
By Steve Crowe · 19 May, 2015 • A DJI drone was used to deliver a rescue line to a family surround by flood waters in their home in Texas. Watch video of how the drone helped.
5 Hottest Robot Projects on Kickstarter
By Steve Crowe · 15 May, 2015 • Many crowdfunding projects are unsuccessful, but these robot projects are currently hitting homeruns on Kickstarter.
Drone Near White House Causes Lockdown
By Steve Crowe · 14 May, 2015 • A man allegedly tried to fly a drone near the White House, authorities say. The drone never crossed the north fence line of the White House.
JD Humanoid Robot Kit
By RT Staff · 13 May, 2015 • JD is a fully functional humanoid robot from EZ-Robot designed for functions such as interacting with human tools and environments, experimental purposes, and more.
Six Hexapod Robot Kit
By RT Staff · 13 May, 2015 • The Six Hexapod from EZ-Robot is a creative robot kit that walks on six legs and has 12 degrees of freedom
How Amazon Drone Delivery Will Work
By Steve Crowe · 7 May, 2015 • Amazon has been awarded a patent that outlines its plan for drone delivery. The drones will be able to communicate with each other, find the best flight path available, and update the delivery location as a customer changes location.
CyPhy Works Kickstarts Tilt-Free LVL 1 Drone
By Steve Crowe · 5 May, 2015 • The LVL 1 Drone from CyPhy Works has six rotors that are all slightly angled to help it maneuver without tilting forward or sideways and stabilize aerial photography and video.
Real Life Grand Theft Auto 2 Created Using Drones
By Steve Crowe · 4 May, 2015 • A group of filmmakers and gamers recreated Grand Theft Auto 2 in real life using a drone, camera, "gang members" and a bunch of cars. Watch the recreation.
Meet Popedrone: The Most Sacred Drone of All
By Steve Crowe · 30 April, 2015 • Students gave Pope Francis a drone custom painted in the colors of the Vatican flag that bears the papal emblem. So what will the Pope do with his new toy?

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