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Watch AI-Equipped Drones Learn to Fly Through Forests
By RT Staff · 12 February, 2016 • Deep learning algorithms have taught drones how to follow an unfamiliar forest trails. These drones could be used to minimize the response time and the risk of injury for those who are lost and those who work in rescue teams.
NHTSA Shares Reserved Outlook on Self-Driving Cars
By MIT News · 12 February, 2016 • Mark Rosekind, administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, told the MIT AgeLab that it is too soon to say precisely what form vehicular automation will take.
Week in Review: Google Self-Driving Cars are Legal Drivers
By RT Staff · 12 February, 2016 • A look at the week's top consumer robotics stories, including Google's self-driving cars becoming legal drivers and the FAA shrinking the DC no-drone zone.
Robit Home Robot Uses Apps to Help Around the House
By Steve Crowe · 12 February, 2016 • Robit is a friendly home robot designed to help you around the house. Robit is built on an open-source platform and will have an app store where you can purchase custom apps.
Talking Exoskeletons with suitX Founder Dr. Homayoon Kazerooni
By RT Staff · 12 February, 2016 • We caught up with suitX CEO and founder Dr. Kazerooni to get his insights on how to bring lightweight, affordable exoskeletons to everyone who needs one. We also discuss the role insurance companies play in the exoskeleton industry and, of course, suitX's Phoenix exoskeleton that's due out in March 2016.
London Wants Drone-Hunting Eagles, Too
By Steve Crowe · 12 February, 2016 • Amid growing concerns over using drones to commit crimes and near-misses with airplanes, London's Metropolitan Police is considering eagles to hunt rogue drones.
Google Self-Driving Cars Are Legal Drivers, U.S. Rules
By Steve Crowe · 11 February, 2016 • Google's self-driving cars can be considered legal drivers under federal law, according to the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration. In this setup, none of the human passengers would require a driving license.
RoboBusiness 2016 Call for Speakers
By RT Staff · 10 February, 2016 • RoboBusiness 2016, September 28-29, 2016 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA, is reaching out for speakers to lead two days of conversation that could well become permanent thought leadership for the entire robotics industry.
Google Self-Driving Trucks Want to Deliver Your Packages
By Steve Crowe · 9 February, 2016 • Google has been awarded a patent for self-driving delivery trucks that would bring packages to your door. The trucks would be fitted with lockers that could be unlocked via a PIN code sent to the customer or by using the customer's credit card or an NFC reader. Once your package is received, the delivery truck is either onto its next delivery or back to the warehouse to pick up more packages.
Watch: Amazon Echo Controls 3D Robotics Iris+ Drone
By Steve Crowe · 9 February, 2016 • Look ma, no hands! Here's how you can fly a 3D Robotics Iris+ Drone using your voice and Amazon Echo.
FAA Eases Drone Restrictions in Washington, DC
By Steve Crowe · 9 February, 2016 • The FAA will allow drones to operate between a 15- to 30-mile radius outside of Washington, DC, but anything within that 15-mile radius is still off limits.
Americans Not Ready for Self-Driving Cars, Poll Finds
By Steve Crowe · 9 February, 2016 • A poll from Morning Consult found registered voters in America don't believe self-driving cars are safe. And 74 percent of those surveyed said it's not OK to be drunk while riding in a self-driving car.
MIT ‘Eyeriss’ Neural Chip Powers Mobile AI
By MIT News · 8 February, 2016 • MIT's "Eyeriss" chip is designed to implement neural networks. It is 10 times as efficient as a mobile GPU and could enable mobile devices to run powerful artificial-intelligence algorithms locally, rather than uploading data to the Internet for processing.
No Drone Violations During Super Bowl 50
By Steve Crowe · 8 February, 2016 • The Federal Aviation Administration said there were four airspace violations during Super Bowl 50, but none of the incidents involved drones.
Drone Registration Surpasses Manned Aircraft
By Steve Crowe · 8 February, 2016 • More than 325,000 people in the United States have registered drones, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and that's more than all of the country's manned aircraft.

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Google Self-Driving Cars Are Legal Drivers, U.S. Rules
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Google Self-Driving Trucks Want to Deliver Your Packages
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Watch: Amazon Echo Controls 3D Robotics Iris+ Drone
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