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Steve Crowe
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About Steve
Steve Crowe is managing editor of Robotics Trends. Steve has been writing about technology since 2008. He lives in Belchertown, MA with his wife and daughter.

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Watch These Robot Flowers You Control with Your Brain
April 10, 2015 · NeuroFlowers uses an EEG headset to read electrical currents from the surface of your head to determine different mental states and make the robotic flowers open its petals and change colors.
Amazon Drone Delivery OK’d for US Testing
April 10, 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
April 9, 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.
Mini Self-Driving Cars Race at MIT
April 7, 2015 · Mini self-driving cars race through tunnels at MIT. Watch the fastest car in the group and one that repeatedly crashes.
Can Drones Plant 1 Billion Trees Per Year?
April 7, 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.
How a Robot Glove Helps Stroke Victims
April 7, 2015 · Stroke survivors may soon be able to improve their rehab success at home with the SCRIPT robot glove that allows therapists to remotely treat patients.
Exoskeleton Boots Make Walking Easier for Stroke Victims
April 6, 2015 · A new unpowered exoskeleton boot makes walking more efficient, by engaging a spring in parallel with the Achilles tendon.
Back to the Future: Autonomous Driving in 1995
How far have self-driving cars come? You'd be surprised. Todd Jochem shares his memories of a 2,849-mile trip in an autonomous Pontiac Trans Sport minivan that he co-invented back in 1995.
Watch a Carlsberg Drone Deliver 12 Packs
April 1, 2015 · A 12-pack delivered to your house by drone in 30 minutes or less? Sign me up.
Driverless Car Completes Historic Cross-Country Trip
March 31, 2015 · Delphi Automotive's self-driving car completed its 3,500-mile trip from San Francisco to New York, setting the North America record for longest drive ever by a driverless car. No incidents were reported.
6 Hot Deals on Drones
March 31, 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
March 30, 2015 · "Shep" the drone quickly herds a flock of 120 sheep across a field and through a narrow gateway.
Apple iDrone Quadcopter Coming in 2016?
March 25, 2015 · A German designer has created mockups of what he thinks an Apple drone should look like. Check out the realistic design.
5 Experts Who Say Elon Musk is Wrong About AI
March 24, 2015 · Will artificial intelligence help improve the human race or wipe it out completely? The debate continues.
10 Essential Spring Cleaning Robots
March 20, 2015 · Spring cleaning doesn't have to be a chore. Here are 10 robots that can automate Spring cleaning and help you enjoy the outdoors.
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