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NEWSBYTE Sydney-based underwater robotics company, Aquabotix, has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the United States' Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC). The deal gives Aquabotix access to the US Navy's Narragansett Bay test facility off Rhode Island, where...
Chinese drone giant DJI believes that the lives of 133 people have been saved by drones worldwide, since it began keeping figures about drone rescues last year. A previous DJI report revealed that 65 lives were saved by drones in...
Consumers' Association publication Which? has revealed the results of an investigation into the extent to which smart-home products are collecting and passing on user data to manufacturers. The findings confirm what many suspected: that "corporate surveillance", as Which? calls it,...
US researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), working with scientists from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, have developed wireless technology that can power and communicate with medical devices implanted in the body. The technology has the potential...
Boston restaurant Spyce has opened, promising customers an affordable, delicious meal – cooked entirely by robots, reports Malek Murison. Robots' entry into the restaurant world has grabbed the headlines this year. While automation is nothing new in the sector –...
Burger-bot Flippy is back at work, two months after its introduction brought in more customers than the robot's colleagues at CaliBurger could handle. Read more: Robots to flip the burgers at CaliBurger restaurants The patty-grilling and flipping robot was introduced by CaliBurger...
An MIT research team has developed an ingestible sensor that uses genetically engineered bacteria to detect and diagnose gastrointestinal problems. The sensor is made up of a computer chip and bacteria that reacts to predefined biomarkers by luminescing. When it...
Scott Thompson reports on a retail sector in flux, with IoT and other cutting-edge technologies paving a new way forward. “The high street has to greet us with hospitality and make us feel like we’re the centre of the universe,”...
NEWSBYTE NetComm Wireless has joined Ericsson's IoT Accelerator platform, the Swedish communication giant's as-a-service ecosystem for worldwide device onboarding. NetComm Wireless is best known for its fixed wireless broadband and machine-to-machine (M2M) industrial IoT connectivity. The move will give Ericsson's clients...
In recent months, major automotive companies have announced new moves in 3D printing as the technology gathers pace in their sector. Jessica Twentyman reports. The global automotive industry was one of the earliest sectors to see the potential of 3D...
A new system from MIT, known as MapLite, enables self-driving cars to navigate using just GPS and sensors. Self-driving systems are typically seen being tested in urban environments – locations that have been mapped and manually labelled to allow an...
UPDATED The nuances of human interactions and natural language have always been difficult for computers to grasp. That's why, in conversations with virtual assistants, it's always the people, rather than the AI, that are forced to adapt their speaking...
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