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Anki Overdrive Adds Modular Tracks, Cross-Play for iOS & Android Users
Anki Overdrive debuts new cars, a new app, new gameplay features and a new modular track system that lets users create custom racetracks. Robot Fun · Robot Toys6 Awesome Drone Apps
A roundup of some of the best iOS and Android apps that will enhance your drone flights. Robot Fun · DronesMeet PlotBox the Cemetery Drone that Maps Your Grave
PlotBox, which has been called the "Google Maps of cemeteries," uses cloud-based software and drones to map cemeteries to make sure they’re not burying anyone in the wrong plot. Robot Fun · DronesWatch: Drone Catches Thieves in the Act
A polish rail freight operator used a drone to catch an attempted robbery of its coal source. The footage from the drone was passed onto police, which arrested the robbers. Robot Fun · Drones9 Epic Drone Fails You Need to Watch
There's been a lot of discussion this week about drone crashes thanks to the White House incident. We revisit some of the most epic drone failures ever. Robot Fun · DronesDJI Blocks Drone Flights in Washington DC After White House Crash
DJI says it will release in the coming days a mandatory firmware update for the Phantom 2, Phantom 2 Vision, Phantom 2 Vision+ to ensure compliance with the federally mandated no-fly zone around Washington DC. DJI says this same update will also hit the Inspire 1 in the coming weeks. Robot Fun · DronesDrone Crashes at White House: Secret Service Investigating
A two-foot quadcopter crashed into a tree on the southeast side of the White House grounds just after 3 a.m. Monday morning. Officials say early indications are that the device didn't pose a threat. Robot Fun · DronesDrones at Super Bowl a ‘Concern’ for Security Officials
While security officials say it's a pretty small concern, they are addressing the possibility terrorists could use drones to attack Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Ariz. on Feb. 1. Robot Fun · DronesJust Bought a Drone? Make Sure You Know the Laws Before Flying
More people are buying drones to fly for fun. But there are some guidelines you'll want to follow before taking off. Robot Fun · DronesWatch 100 Humanoid Robots Perform a Flash Mob
One hundred humanoid robots performed a three-minute synchronized dance in Tokyo on Monday in front of onlookers. The "100 Robi" project was designed to show that robots can be produced in large numbers at a low cost. Robot Fun · Robot ToysRapere Intercept Drone Will Destroy Your Precious Little Drone
The Rapere drone, only a concept at this point, is being designed to seek and destroy rotary-style drones in under two minutes by dropping tangle line onto a drone's rotors. Robot Fun · DronesThe Best Robots of CES 2015
You couldn't escape the robots at CES 2015. Drones, robot toys and humanoids were the talk of Las Vegas. Here are our picks for the best robots of CES 2015. Household · Personal Robots · Family Robot · Shopping Assistant · Robot Fun · Robot Toys · Drones · Education · Health & Sports · Wearable Robots · Sports & Fitness · Medical Robots · Future Tech · Driverless Transportation · Humanoid RobotsDisney’s Beachbot Robot Turns Sand into Art Canvas
Beachbot is a new robot from Disney Research and ETH Zurich that draws designs on beaches. It uses WiFi and a laser scanner to track its position and a retractable rake and sensors to draw lines. Robot FunWatch: Robot Serves Ice Cream in China
The "Robot Ice Cream House" was installed recently at a mall in northeastern China, offering six different flavors and a variety of toppings. Robot FunOzobot Bit Uses Google Blockly to Make Programming Fun
Ozobot Bit is basically identical to the original Ozobot, but adds in Google's Blockly coding editor, allowing kids to expand their coding know-how by seeing the results unfold in front of them. Robot Fun · Robot Toys · Education
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WiBotic PowerPad Wirelessly Charges Drones
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Meet Jing Xiao: WPI’s New Director of Robotics
In January 2018, Jing Xiao will become the new director of the Robotics...