unmanned vehicles

  • Russia Comprises The Serious Ambitions To Move Towards The ‘Unmanned World’

    In its focal objective to modernize its military, the Russian government has made no puzzle about its plans to have unmanned vehicles and robots be an extensive bit of its forces later on. With different trying endeavors being created, Russia hopes to make everything from unmanned vehicles to totally...
  • Lilium plans five-seater air taxi completes successful test flight

    Lilium Aviation’s Jet Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL), zero-emission, electric Eagle prototype has completed its maiden flight. Being controlled from the ground, the unmanned two-seater was subjected to a series of tests, including a mid-air transition from hovering to horizontal flight. The company is aiming for a manned flight...
  • Honda places high-stakes bet on Software, Robotics with new R&D unit

    In early January, Honda unveiled its Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem concept at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, connecting the power of artificial intelligence, robotics and big data to transform the mobility experience of the future and improve customers’ quality of life. RELATED POST:  FARADAY FUTURE IMPRESSED ALL THE RIGHT PEOPLE AT CES2017 It...
  • Job-stealing robots: A growing concern

    DAVOS, Switzerland: Open markets and global trade have been blamed for job losses over the last decade, but global CEOs say the real culprits are increasingly machines. And while business leaders gathered at the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos relish the productivity gains technology can bring, they...
  • This Drone Camera Will Take Your Selfies to the Next Level

    Instead of extending your arm or using a selfie stick to snap shots of you and your crew, you could use a new pocket-size drone — dubbed the “AirSelfie” — to help you remotely capture aerial photos and videos. The AirSelfie is the brainchild of Italian entrepreneur Edoardo Stroppiana,...
  • Researchers build first tetherless hopping robot

    The researchers believe theirs is the first one-legged hopper that does not require a connection to an external motor or power source. Though one-legged robots can only move by hopping, freeing them of tethers would open up new, non-research uses, said Joohyung Kim, associate research scientist at Disney Research....
  • India-US Defense Deal: Predator Drone Aircraft Project Hastened

    INDIA: The United States are reportedly pushing forward a deal with india for the supply of Predator drone aircraft in order to complete the project before U.S. President Barack Obama leaves office early next year. “It is progressing well. The aim is to complete the main process in the next few...
  • pioneers self-driving car, drone research

    eHICaL — or Verified Human Interfaces, Control and Learning for Semi-Autonomous Systems — is an interdisciplinary project involving UC Berkeley researchers that seeks to develop improved ways to build human cyber-physical systems, like self-driving cars and drones. This project has received a five-year $4.6 million grant from the US National...
  • Toyota hopes its mini robot will be a friend to lonely people

    JAPAN: A robot has been unveiled by Japanese carmaker Toyota that could provide companionship for lonely people. The Kirobo Mini may even have a role as a baby substitute in Japan, where falling birth rates have left many women childless. The doe-eyed robot is just four inches tall, speaks in...