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A couple of months ago, supermarket retailer Kroger and driverless vehicle maker Nuro announced that they were to begin testing grocery delivery using the latter's self-driving pods. Now the partnership has confirmed Scottsdale, Arizona, as the first city to run the pilot... Continue Reading Arizona confirmed for autonomous grocery delivery Category: Automotive Tags: Autonomo
A lot has been made of the dangers of drones mixing with other aircraft, but one team of engineers is exploring how they can help guard planes from threats rather than present new ones. The work centers on a new algorithm developed specifically to allow a drone to shepherd birds away from flight paths like robotic aerial sheepdogs, and the early results suggest that this could prove an eff
It was just last year that Youcan Robot successfully crowdfunded its remote-control BlueWater 1 (BW1) underwater drone. Now, the Chinese startup is back on Kickstarter, with its diver-following BW Space... Continue Reading BW Space underwater drone goes autonomous to track divers Category: Marine Tags: Kickstarter Remote Control Underwater drones
The idea of killer robots currently remains in the realm in science fiction, but it's pretty alarming to realize that artificial intelligence experts are treating it as a genuine possibility in the near future. After years of petitioning the United Nations to take action against weaponized AI, the Future of Life Institute (FLI) has now matters into its own hands, with thousands of research
We've had autonomous cars, autonomous trucks, and autonomous buses, and now Osaka-based diesel engine manufacturer Yanmar is introducing a new line of robotic tractors. On October 1, 2018, the company is releasing its 2-series tractors equipped with the Smartpilot autonomous operating system and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) that allow them to operate in autonomous and se
robocar has made history as it becomes the first fully autonmous race car to complete the tricky and daunting goodwood hillclimb course. The post watch: robocar becomes the first autonomous race car to complete the goodwood hillclimb appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
This weekend, the Goodwood Festival of Speed in Chichester, UK, is hosting its annual hill climb, where sporty cars old and new zip around the Duke of Richmond's estate. This year, an autonomous race car is driving itself around the 1.16 mile track, while visitors to Goodwood also get to sit in the virtual passenger seat for an immersive ride along. Now you can see exactly what that's like
Interested in developing self-driving systems, but don't want to make your own R&D car? This British startup is selling kitted-out Renault Twizy cars with full drive-by-wire capabilities, plus cameras, sensors and an open-source software platform for autonomous car research. We spoke to founder Mark Preston... Continue Reading Interview: StreetDrone announces open-source autonomous car pla
Disney's animatronics are coming a long way from drunken pirates waving flagons of ale or hippos that wiggle their ears. In the (relatively) near future, robotic versions of Iron Man or Buzz Lightyear could be performing autonomous acrobatics overhead in Disney theme parks, thanks to the newly-unveiled Stuntronics robot... Continue Reading Look, up in the sky! It's Disney's new autonomous
It's inevitable that in the future our streets will be crawling with autonomous vehicles of all shapes and sizes. Massive supermarket retailer Kroger is racing ahead to bring autonomous home deliveries to the market, revealing it will begin testing unmanned delivery vehicles later this year in a new partnership with start-up Nuro... Continue Reading Largest supermarket chain in the US to t is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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