AI Helps Sports Fans Find Shortest Concession Lines
WaitTime uses cameras and artificial intelligence to steer Indiana Pacers fans to the shortest concession stand lines. WaitTime's system takes pictures of the arena's concession lines 10 times per second to calculate queuing times, order completion times and the number of people who got out of line because they didn't want to wait any longer. Health & Sports · Sports & Fitness · Future Tech4 Game-Changing Drone Companies to Watch
A roundup of drone companies making giant technological leaps as we head towards 2017. Robot Fun · DronesWatch: 60 Minutes Report on AI
60 Minutes reports on the advancement of artificial intelligence, how it's changing the world, and how its made more progress in the past five years than in the previous 50. Future TechCanvas Technology Building Indoor Autonomy
Canvas Technology, a company that's been working in stealth mode, is already demonstrating automotive-level autonomous driving and goods delivery - indoors. Future Tech · Driverless TransportationDrone Data Plans Coming from Verizon
Verizon's drone data plans will cost $25 a month for 1GB and $80 a month for 10GB. Verizon also wants to use drones to strengthen its network coverage. Robot Fun · DronesGoogle Cartographer SLAM Library Now Open-Source
Google wants to democratize the development of SLAM technology by releasing an open-source version of its Cartographer mapping library. Education · Mobile Robots · Robot SoftwareCute Robots Rule at Ceatec 2016
At Ceatec 2016, Japan's biggest technology show, global brands such as Toyota, Sharp and Fujitsu were drawing crowds with their latest robots. Household · Cleaning Robots · Robot Vacuums · Personal Robots · Robot Fun · Robot Toys6 Awesome Robots at World Maker Faire
If you’re interested in the intersection of robotics and DIY pursuits, World Maker Faire is a great show to attend. Here are just a few of the amazing robots from World Maker Faire.Google Home vs. Amazon Echo: Which Personal Assistant is Better?
Google Home will officially take on Amazon Echo on November 4, 2016 when it starts shipping. Who will win the battle of virtual assistants? Here's a comparison of Google Home and Amazon Echo. Household · Robot AppliancesRobot Dog Wants to Comfort Lonely Seniors
Hasbro's new Companion Pet Golden Pup is a golden retriever robot dog that hopes to be your grandparent's new best friend. At $120, your lonely loved ones interact with the Companion Pet Golden Pup by talking to it, which causes the robot dog to look at you and make "puppy-like noises." Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot · Robot Fun · Robot Toys3 Robots with Incredible Balance
Not all robots easily tip over. Here are three robots that display incredible levels of balance.Shock-Absorbing Skins Protect 3D-Printed Robots
By "programming" customized soft materials, a team of researchers from MIT CSAIL can 3D print more durable robots.Meet Kobi, Your New All-Season Robot Landscaper
Kobi unanimously wins Pitchfire at RoboBusiness 2016 with its 3-in-1 robot landscaper that mows lawns, collects leaves, and snow blows driveways. Household · Robot Lawn Mowers15 Must-See Robotics Startups at RoboBusiness 2016
Pitchfire, the "Shark Tank" of robotics, gives 15 robotics startups two minutes to tell a live panel of judges and attendees how their product will be a disruptive technology. Here's a sneak peek at each finalist. Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot · Robot Fun · DronesJibo Shipping Pre-launch Models in November
Pre-launch versions of Jibo the social robot will start shipping to backers in November on a first-ordered, first-received basis. The hardware will be finalized on the pre-launch version of Jibo, but the software will not be finalized. No timeframe was set for when fully-functioning Jibo will ship. Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot
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