Posts Categorized: Robots

  • Quadcopters

    SmartChutes Saves Your Drone From Free Fall!

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    Any drone owner will tell you that the time when the battery fails or there is some sort of mechanical failure that causes the drone to fall to the ground, is probably one of the worst things that can happen while flying. 

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    Could Drones Become Part Of The City?

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    There was a time when drones were so costly that they could only be used by governments, but technology has created a new market for drones

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    Jackie Your Personal Flying Smartcamera At Home!

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    Keeping an eye on things at home when you are not there is not as easy as you might think, but with the Jackie its easy because this is a drone that can fly around your home

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    Now R2-D2 Is Looking For Love!

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    It must be terrible being stranded on an alien planet where the indigenous species thinks that you are a hero and yet all you really need to do is find that special person to spend the rest of your life with. This kind of thing might sound like a romcom, but in actual fact, this… Read more »

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    Trailer For Drone Movie Good Kill!

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    We often see video of drone strikes in the media and somehow it is easy to forget that this unmanned machines are actually be controlled by a human at the other end of the wire. The movie Good Kill addresses this scenario and it’s Ethan Hawke who is sitting in a secure bunker on an… Read more »

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    Star Wars Imperial Star Destroyer Drone In Flight!

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    We already know about Olivier C who is currently building a fleet of drone based on ships from Star Wars. His latest design is that of an Imperial Star Destroyer. The drone is built from lightweight materials such as foam, carbon and aluminium, but the design is enhanced for night flying with some cleverly placed… Read more »

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    First Flight For Imperial Speeder Quadcopter!

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    If you are going to come with a design for cool quadcopter then a speeder from Star Wars might sound like a great place to start.

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    GroBotz Robots Built With Modular Sections!

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    Modular robots are cool and the GroBotz are practical too as they come with a whole host of modules and a Smartphone app too.

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    Remote Controlled Tie Interceptor Quadcopter In Action!

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    Why have an ordinary quadcopter when you can have a cool looking Tie Interceptor quadcopter that is bound to create a fuss whenever it’s seen flying around night sky. This is a brilliant piece of design that really does look like the Empire has arrived and they are about to insist that Earth becomes part… Read more »

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    LAB The Drone With A Smartphone Brain!

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    With a vast amount of Drones available to the public, it must be hard to choose the right one from the different sizes and prices.

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    Is Telepresence The Way Forward? Check Out The Origibot!

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    Having a telepresence sounds ideal for anyone who cannot or does not want to get around, but is this science fiction? Well any fan of the Big Bang Theory would know that Sheldon created a cool telepresence device. It seems that the only way we are going to know if this sort of thing will… Read more »

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    Mini Robot That Opens And Closes Zips!

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    Ever since Back To The Future II came to 2015, we have desired hoverboards, flying cars, self tying shoes and just about every kind of wearable technology we could think of too. However, that was in 1989 and still we are waiting for some of this cool stuff to become part of our everyday lives…. Read more »

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    Air 2015! The Drone Entertainment Show!

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    This could be seen as a prelude to the Rise of the Machines, but Air 2015 is a demonstration of how cool drones are. The show is a mix of drones, races, battles, music, video and special effects, a bit like a circus where the performers are drones. The action takes place at the Amsterdam… Read more »

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    SAFFiR The Firefighting Robot For Ships!

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    It is all too easy to think the worse that can happen when it comes to the research and development of robots, but here is one design that will get the support of everyone, even people who think that robots will take over the world one day will see that there is a use for… Read more »

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    Remote Controlled Millennium Falcon Quadcopter!

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    If you are going to have a quadcopter you are probably going to want to have the best one possible depending on your budget etc. However, sometimes that is not going to stop some people. For instance this is Reddit user Olivier-FR’s quadcopter, you may already know what it is. This is a Prophecy 335… Read more »

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    The PlexiDrone Portable Snap Together Quadcopter!

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    Think of a quadcopter and you might think that they are brilliant but not very portable. Well now, take a look at the PlexiDrone it’s a quadcopter

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    So You Thought A Quadcopter Was A Harmless Toy?

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    The sale of quadcopters has been booming recently and they are available in all shapes, sizes and prices. However, it seems that not all quadcopters are the same, some have been weaponised and the video above shows just how a simple drone can become a weapon that flies. As you will see, basically this is quadcopter… Read more »

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    It Can Be A Lonely Life For A Robot!

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    In the movies, robots are often portrayed as being positive and powerful; after all, they are just machines in the end. Or are they? What if robots evolved into a machine that has feelings, what is they craved being the company of others; this would mean life for a lonely robot would be intolerable. So,… Read more »

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    The Atlas Robot Is Given An Upgrade!

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    When it comes to robots, they are all right when they are doing mundane operations in factories, or even being used in dangerous jobs where humans could be injured. However, producing a 6′ 2″ tall robot than weighs in at 245 pounds, with two arms and two legs, well that surely is just asking for… Read more »

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    Vladimir Putin Checks Out Russia’s Quad Riding Robot!

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    When we hear of drones and robots Russia is probably not the first place that we think of as being at the forefront of this kind of technology. Well how wrong could we be! The video above shows President Putin visiting a research centre located just outside Moscow where they are demonstrating a combat robot… Read more »

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    The Quadcopter That Fits Into The Palm Of Your Hand!

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    Think of a drone and you might think of a large camera carrying quadcopters, but they are costly and definitely not as much fun as the palm sized SKEYE Nano Drone.

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    Robot Searches For Its Maker In; We Were Not Made For This World!

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    Like a child or a dog, if it has been left behind or lost the natural instinct is to find its parents or keepers. The must apply to a robot; if a robot has been left behind for some reason, then it stands to reason that it would try to find its creator. This is… Read more »

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    Kangaroo Takes Down A Camera Drone With One Swipe!

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    After the festive season, we are expecting to see videos and images taken from drone to increase massively. However, for the first time user it might be worth thinking about where it is safe to fly your new toy without getting into any trouble with the local or national authorities and wildlife! You might wonder… Read more »

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    Skynet Will Love This Robotic Spider!

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      It seems that researchers are hell bent on the destruction of the human race with developers at the Biorobotics Lab based at the Robotics Institute of Carnegie Mellon University with funding by the DARPA M3 program coming up with this spider shaped robot.

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    OC Robotics – Introducing the Series 2 – X125 system

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      If you see the War of the Worlds movies, either one will do, then you might recognise this new robotic technology being demonstrated. It is like the system used by the alien invaders to search for humans inside buildings etc.

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    Turn Your Roomba Into Thinking Smart Roomba With The Thinking Cleaner!

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    As far as robotics go, the famous iRobot Roomba is not exactly going to be at the front of the robot queue, in line to take over the world on Judgement Day. Until now that is, because this is the Thinking Cleaner and its job to make the Roomba more intelligent. There are many uses… Read more »

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    The Nano Drone Quadcopter That Costs Just $33!

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    You might think that owning a drone is going to cost quite a bit, but that does not have to be case. This is the Nano Drone Quadcopter a palm sized flying machine with a fully functional six axis gyro quadcopter that is capable of flying non stop for up to eight minutes and it… Read more »

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    The Tough Carbon Flyer Is Your Personal Video Drone!

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    There are plenty of stories around about how people are using helicopter style drones, but there are not many stories on a plane like drone that is made from tough carbon fibre, comes with a built in video camera and can stay in the air for over three minutes. That should be plenty of time… Read more »

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    How Movie Robots Have Changed Over The Years!

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    In the 1920’s the movie Metropolis showed the world what a robot could look like, in this case it was the False Maria and for while it was the lasting image of what robots would be like. But the movie worlds never stands still and this cool infographic show the Evolution of Robots in Film… Read more »

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    A Drones Eye View As It Flies Over Chernobyl!

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    Chernobyl will always be remembered as the place where in 1986 the nuclear power plant fell victim to an accident. The event was so dangerous that the place had to be abandoned and now it is a constant reminder of technology town stuck in time. The amazing thing about this flight over Chernobyl is that… Read more »