Drones have become a technology icon over the past few years. Anyone can walk into Best Buy or click on Amazon and have a drone in their hands for less than a thousand bucks. But how many people do you know actually own a drone? Unless you participate in FPV
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Sony, known for home appliances and gaming consoles, has developed a new toy hoping to change future generation’s outlook on engineering. Toio is a new robot-centric “game console” from Sony. At the core of Toio are tiny robotic cubes on wheels. The cubes aren’t really the toy itself but rather
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Last year Apple launched Swift Playgrounds, a project to teach coding in a fun and easy manner that kids would enjoy. Swift Playgrounds teaches computer programming through a nifty iPad app. The interface is similar to sites like Codecademy, but it’s more colorful and visually entertaining, making it perfect for kids.
Drones are hefty to haul around, especially when all you’re trying to do is snap a selfie. A selfie stick is alright, but you’re really limiting yourself. What you ought to try is the Dobby drone from Zerotech. This portable quadcopter folds up, fits in your pocket, and captures photos
Editor’s Note: The following story is a guest contribution by robotics instructor Aaron Miller @aaromiller. Jibo, Buddy, and Kuri weren’t technology’s first rodeo with the smart home robot. These digital creatures have been maneuvering about our households for years as prototypes and consumer ready models – long before the robots
Editor’s Note: The following story is a guest contribution by robotics instructor Aaron Miller @aaromiller. As a contribution to the robot revolution, in 1999, Japanese IT corporation NEC announced that they had been developing a prototype for a mobile personal robot purposed to be a companion for the home code-named
The drones are taking over. It was widely announced that Amazon was testing potential delivery drones, but now it appears that UPS, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service are trying them out as well. Just recently, Nevada launched the first fully autonomous drone drop in an urban setting, marking one
The following is a sponsored review done in partnership with Dash Robotics. The opinions of the product are unbiased and are solely those of the author. Dash Robotics is a spinoff robotics startup kindled from the labs of UC Berkeley. Their expertise is in the technology of animal-inspired robots. This