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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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Nepal Earthquake: Drones Helping Recovery Efforts
By Steve Crowe · 29 April, 2015 • Drones are capturing aerial images of the devastation caused by the earthquake in Nepal. The imagery will be processed into 3D models of the terrain below to give responders more detailed information about the destruction than traditional 2D maps.
Wounded US Soldier Receives 3D Printed Robot Hand
By Steve Crowe · 24 April, 2015 • Taylor Morris, a quadruple amputee who lost his limbs in an IED blast while serving in Afghanistan, receives an affordable 3D printed robotic hand.
Drones Hunting for Dinosaurs in Australia
By Steve Crowe · 24 April, 2015 • Drones are capturing footage of dinosaur footprints left over 100 million years ago in Australia to help explain their movements.
Watch: Boy Surprised with Blue Man Group Robot Arm
By Steve Crowe · 21 April, 2015 • Twelve-year-old Wyatt Farlardeau received the surprise of a lifetime when his favorite music group, Blue Man Group, presented him with a custom 3D printed robotic arm.
6 Robot Deals You’ll Love
By Steve Crowe · 21 April, 2015 • Here are some hot deals on drones and toy robots that are too good to pass up.
A Drone’s Eye View of the Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial
By Steve Crowe · 17 April, 2015 • For the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing, CNN used a drone to capture video of the memorial that stands on the site today.
How Amazon Drones Can Deliver Your Packages for $1
By Tasha Keeney, ARK Invest Analyst · 17 April, 2015 • If the FAA gives Amazon clearance for commercial rollout of its drone delivery service, Prime Air could deliver a five-pound package for $1 in 30 minutes. Here's how.
Watch a Chimp Smash a Drone with a Stick
By Steve Crowe · 15 April, 2015 • A 23-year-old chimpanzee is not pleased when a drone flies in for a close-up, swatting the $2,100 drone out of the sky with a branch.
3D Robotics Solo Drone Gives You Creative Control
By Steve Crowe · 14 April, 2015 • 3D Robotics' Solo Smart Drone tries to lessen the learning curve with shooting aerial footage.
Amazon Drone Delivery OK’d for US Testing
By Steve Crowe · 10 April, 2015 • The Federal Aviation Administration has granted Amazon permission to test its new UAVs for drone delivery in the US. Amazon must fly the drones under 400 feet and at speeds that don't exceed 100 miles per hour.
Watch a Drone Crash & Burn Delivering Asparagus
By Steve Crowe · 9 April, 2015 • A restaurant owner tries to deliver asparagus using a drone. But shortly after takeoff, the drone crashed and burned, reminding us all that drone delivery isn't yet ready for prime time.
Can Drones Plant 1 Billion Trees Per Year?
By Steve Crowe · 7 April, 2015 • BioCarbon Engineering is using drones to counter industrial scale deforestation by planting 1 billion trees per year. The drones use detailed terrain data to build high resolution 3D maps of the areas to be reforested.
Watch a Carlsberg Drone Deliver 12 Packs
By Steve Crowe · 1 April, 2015 • A 12-pack delivered to your house by drone in 30 minutes or less? Sign me up.
6 Hot Deals on Drones
By Steve Crowe · 31 March, 2015 • There's some awesome deals on drones right now, and we suggest you take advantage.
Watch Shep the Drone Herd a Flock of Sheep
By Steve Crowe · 30 March, 2015 • "Shep" the drone quickly herds a flock of 120 sheep across a field and through a narrow gateway.

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