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Vodafone to trial air traffic control system for drones

Telecoms giant Vodafone has announced trials of an air traffic control system for drones. The company is using its 4G mobile network and Internet...

Self-healing electronic skin brings cyborgs closer to reality

NEWSBYTE: Electronic skin that mimics the functionality and mechanical properties of human skin has been developed at the University of Colorado Boulder. Embedded sensors in...

Automation will replace 9 percent of US jobs in 2018

Automation will replace nine per cent of all US jobs this year, says Forrester Research. What changes should IT decision-makers and business leaders make...

Analysis: Airbus’ Skyways delivery drone completes first flight demo (VIDEO)

Airbus’ unmanned drone delivery project, Skyways, has completed a successful demonstration flight in Singapore. A full-scale trial is pencilled in for later this year.  For an...

Forget door-opening bots, give us robot cockroaches, say boffins

NEWSBYTE: A team of researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, Harvard University, and Pennsylvania State University, have suggested that robot designers should take...

South Korea most automated nation on earth, says report. The UK?...

South Korea trumps Japan and Germany in robotics, with the US also lagging behind in the top 10. Meanwhile, China is on the march....

VIDEO: Watch humanoid robots ski at 2018 Winter Olympics

(Video courtesy of Robert McGregor.) Robots have been taking to the ski slopes at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea (see video). Humanoid machines...

MIT’s NanoMap helps drones to navigate safely at high speed

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a sophisticated computer vision system for flying robots. NanoMap allows drones to navigate through...

Perfect storm blows healthtech towards IoT cures

A perfect storm of societal changes and converging technologies is driving both innovation and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the healthtech sector, says a...

Hancock’s half hour at Hermes: good, but not good enough

Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and (as the BBC satire W1A put it) “for some reason also Sport”, praised delivery...

Five smart factories – and what you can learn from them

Amazon and Adidas aren't the only success stories in smart manufacturing, says Kayla Matthews. Whirlpool, Siemens, HP, Hirotec, and Ocado are all redefining industrial...

Robots to transform Japan’s social care by 2020

As a global leader in all things autonomous, it's no surprise that Japan is looking to robotics to revolutionise social care. But in such...