Tech Talk Aerospace Military Raytheon Sets Phasers to Drone Destruction with Directed Energy Weapon Test By Evan Ackerman Posted 28 Nov 2016 | 18:56 GMT Photo: U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence There are all kinds of creative ways of dealing with rogue drones: Radio jamming. Other drones with net..
Automaton Robotics Home Robots How Root Wants to Bring Coding to Every Classroom By Julian da Silva Gillig, Shaileen Pokress and Raphael Cherney Posted 23 Nov 2016 | 18:38 GMT Image: Root This is a guest post. The views expressed here are solely those of the authors and do not represent positions of..
Tech Talk Computing Software Deep Learning Startup Maluuba's AI Wants to Talk to You By Jeremy Hsu Posted 1 Dec 2016 | 18:12 GMT Photo: James MacDonald/Bloomberg/Getty Images Apple’s personal assistant Siri is more of a glorified voice recognition feature of your iPhone than a deep conversation..
Automaton Robotics Home Robots Robot Gift Guide 2016 By Erico Guizzo and Evan Ackerman Posted 29 Nov 2016 | 21:58 GMT Images: Parrot; Robotis; Kamagami; Fotokite; Anki; Sphero Welcome to the fifth edition of our annual Robot Gift Guide! This year, we bring you a dozen robots that we think will make ..
Automaton Robotics Artificial Intelligence Astro Teller, Captain of Moonshots at X, on the Future of AI, Robots, and Coffeemakers By Erico Guizzo Posted 8 Dec 2016 | 17:39 GMT Photo: X As head of X, Alphabet's innovation lab, Astro Teller leads a group of engineers, inventors, and designers dev..
Automaton Robotics Robot Sensors & Actuators Video Friday: Kengoro the Sweaty Robot, Camera Drone on a Leash, and the Next Frontier in AI By Evan Ackerman and Erico Guizzo Posted 2 Dec 2016 | 18:01 GMT Image: Kazumichi Moriyama via YouTube Kengoro is looking pretty beefy. Video Friday is your weekly..
Automaton Robotics Robot Sensors & Actuators UC Berkeley's Salto Is the Most Agile Jumping Robot Ever By Evan Ackerman Posted 6 Dec 2016 | 19:00 GMT Photo: Stephen McNally/UC Berkeley Ron Fearing's Biomimetic Millisystems Lab at UC Berkeley is famous for its stable of bite-sized bio-inspir..
Automaton Robotics Robot Sensors & Actuators MIT's Modular Robotic Chain Is Whatever You Want It to Be By Evan Ackerman Posted 7 Dec 2016 | 20:30 GMT Photo: MIT As sensors, computers, actuators, and batteries decrease in size and increase in efficiency, it becomes possible to make robots much s..
Automaton Robotics Robot Sensors & Actuators Video Friday: Cybathlon Highlights, Design Your Own Drone, and Buildings Printed by Robots By Evan Ackerman and Erico Guizzo Posted 9 Dec 2016 | 20:20 GMT Image: Kuka via YouTube Video Friday is your weekly selection of awesome robotics videos, collected ..
Automaton Robotics Drones No Jerks Allowed on Personal Drones By Evan Ackerman Posted 13 Dec 2016 | 21:00 GMT Image: EPFL Drones can do some incredible acrobatics. Being robots, they don’t care all that much about flying sideways or upside-down or making sudden acceleration changes or even doing thi..