Category: Robotic News

Terrafugia Company Says Flying Hybrid Car Could Be In The Skies

Terrafugia TF-X flying car

Categories: Robotic NewsTransportation Terrafugia has said it will produce a fully working prototype of the TF-X flying car by 2018, with the hope of putting the vehicles on the market between 2024 and 2028. The company says the car shouldn’t be too much more expensive than a high-end luxury car and will fit in a […]

Pentagon Research Could Make ‘Brain Modem’ a Reality

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The tiny injectable machine could turn your noodle into a remote control. The Pentagon is attempting what was, until recently, an impossible technological feat developing a high-bandwidth neural interface that would allow people to beam data from their minds to external devices and back. One that could allow a soldier to, for example, control a […]

Robots with human vision – Scientists crack brain’s ‘Enigma code’

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Scientists have cracked the brain’s ‘Enigma code’ which could pave the way to create robots capable of human vision. The code, compared to the secret Nazi encryption machines in the Second World War, details exactly what the two regions of the brain communicate when processing visual images. Researchers hope the new discovery could lead to […]

Robots Delivering Pizza

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Philip Hammond says he wants the UK to become a “world leader” in 5G, the next-generation mobile technology that proponents say is the key to an internet-connected world of driverless cars, smart home appliances, delivery drones and lightning-fast video on the go. The government, which has published a 70-page tome on its future 5G strategy, […]

Superdroid HD2 Swateod Treaded Robot W5DOF

Superdroid HD2 Swateod Treaded Robot W5DOF

• Rugged all-terrain tracked platform designed for SWAT • Powerful 5 Degree of freedom robot arm • Dual camera system with night vision • Bi-directional audio communication • Nitrogen flush system on the PTZ camera (for cold weather use) • Pelican case style controller with 7″ LCD display • Resistant black powder coated finish • Can be customized to satisfy your tactical requirements • Built to […]

We Should Be More Afraid of Computers Than We Are

We Should Be More Afraid of Computers Than We Are

Categories: Artificial IntelligenceRobotic News As sophisticated algorithms can complete tasks we once thought impossible, computers are seeming to become a real threat to humanity. Whether they decide to pulp us into human meat paste, or simply make our work completely unnecessary, argues technology reporter Alex Hern, we should be afraid of computers See full story […]

Google’s Schaft Robot Dominates Pentagon Contest

Google’s robot dog meets a real dog and gets trash-talked

Categories: Robotic News Robots in Action WASHINGTON – It may not be the prettiest robot on the scene, but the angular blue creation from Google Inc’s newly acquired Japanese start-up is poised to secure more Pentagon funding to develop a creation capable of venturing into dangerous disaster zones to help humans. Tags: Robots in Action

We Should Be More Afraid of Computers Than We Are

We Should Be More Afraid of Computers Than We Are

Computer Fear Sophisticated Algorithms As sophisticated algorithms can complete tasks we once thought impossible, computers are seeming to become a real threat to humanity. Whether they decide to pulp us into human meat paste, or simply make our work completely unnecessary, argues technology reporter Alex Hern, we should be afraid of computers See full story […]