Cassie Bipedal Robot Wants to Deliver Your Packages
Agility Robotics has unveiled its bipedal robot Cassie that can be used for search-and-rescue missions and package delivery.Meet Sii: A Social Interface for Assistive Robots
In its effort to build assistive robots, Trinity College Dublin has developed the socially intelligent interface (Sii), a light-weight, 3D-printed robotic head that can express emotions and has three degrees of freedom. Household · Personal Robots · Health & SportsSelf-Driving Car Conquers Busy San Francisco Streets
A GM self-driving car recently conquered the busy streets of San Francisco. With no pre-planning involved, the self-driving car handled four-way stop signs, busy intersections, bikers and more. Future Tech · Driverless TransportationCoffee Maker Turns into 3D Printer
If you're a tinkerer looking to build yourself a 3D printer, check out what Tropical Labs did with an old coffee maker. The company turned a Norelco 12 coffee maker into a working 3D printer. Robot Fun · 3D PrintersNASA Space Robotics Challenge Names 20 Finalists
NASA has selected the top 20 teams in the Space Robotics Challenge, which is a $1 million prize competition to develop the capabilities of humanoid robot dexterity to better enable them to work alongside and independent of astronauts in preparation for future space exploration. Future Tech · Humanoid RobotsPresident Trump Threatening Commercial Drone Industry?
Without new regulations permitting drone flights over people, commercial drone applications remain in limbo. Robot Fun · Drones7 Best Robot Ads During Super Bowl LI
Here are our top seven uses of robotics and AI that were teased during Super Bowl LI.3D Robotics Drones Fly, Legally, at World’s Busiest Airport
3D Robotics conducted the first FAA-approved drone flights at a major airport. 3DR performed seven flights at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world's busiest airport, to collect data on two four-story parking structures at the airport that a construction firm was hired to demolish. Robot Fun · DronesAsilomar AI Principles: 23 Tips for Making AI Safe
The Asilomar AI Principles is a list of 23 guidelines that artificial intelligence researchers, scientists and lawmakers should abide by to ensure safe, ethical and beneficial use of AI. Future TechSuper Bowl Drone Ban Spans 34.5 Miles
The Federal Aviation Administration is banning drones from flying within a 34.5-mile radius of NRG Stadium during Super Bowl LI. Robot Fun · DronesComparing California’s Self-Driving Cars
We compare how self-driving cars from BMW, Bosch, Delphi, Ford, GM, Nissan, Tesla and Waymo have performed on public roads in California. See which company is crushing the competition. Future Tech · Driverless TransportationWearable AI Teaches Social Skills
Using a Samsung Simband, MIT CSAIL has developed a wearable AI that analyzes audio and measures movement, heart rate, blood pressure and skin temperature to help detect the tone of a conversation and help people better understand social interactions. Health & Sports · Wearable RobotsBoston Dynamics Handle: A 2-Wheeled, “Nightmare-Inducing” Robot
Boston Dynamics debuted a new two-wheeled robot called Handle that can jump over obstacles, self-balance and eventually move objects around.Gita Delivery Robot Carries Your Belongings
Gita is an autonomous delivery robot from Piaggio Fast Forward that can carry up to 40 lbs. Gita can follow behind you or travel on its own to a pre-mapped destination.IBM: AI Will Transform Mental Health in 5 Years
IBM predicts that in five years artificial intelligence will be able to detect and monitor mental health issues by analyzing patterns of speech and writing. Health & Sports · Future Tech · Science & Technology
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