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Why the Potential of Augmented Reality Is Greater Than You Think

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Never before have businesses been able to build billion-dollar valuations in so little time. Never before have incumbent enterprises been able to go out of business so quickly. Disruption is now commonplace, and augmented reality (AR) is emerging as yet another avenue to turn industries on their heads. But what direction will this new technology […]

Hacking Our Smart Devices Is Way Too Easy—Here’s How to Fix That

Smart-television maker Vizio agreed to pay a penalty this month for spying on 11 million customers. According to the Federal Trade Commission, the company captured second-by-second information on what customers viewed, combined it with their gender, age and income, and sold it to third parties. How much was the fine for Vizio, which has sales in excess of […]

UPS Testing Air Drone Delivery

UPS has entered the drone delivery race. Take a look at their teaser video.            Related Stories Amazon Made History – First Prime Air Drone Delivery Intel’s Superbowl Drone Coordination Future Robotics: Hydrogen Metal  

Makita DRC200Z Industrial Robot Vacuum Available Soon at RobotShop

We are excited to introduce you to the new Makita DRC200Z Industrial Robot Vacuum, which will be available here at RobotShop. This robot vacuum has been developed by Makita to answer a need in the industrial market. Makita has come out with a Roomba-like robot vacuum. It’s been designed for commercial environments, workshops, offices, warehouses and [...]Show More Summary

How Leaders Dream Boldly to Bring New Futures to Life

This article is part of a new series exploring the skills leaders must learn to make the most of rapid change in an increasingly disruptive world. The first article in the series, “How the Most Successful Leaders Will Thrive in an Exponential World,” broadly outlines four critical leadership skills—futurist, technologist, innovator, and humanitarian—and how they […]

Lynxmotion Quadrino Nano – MultiWii & LED Ring

This tutorial is about the connection between a Lynxmotion Quadrino Nano and the DFRobot LED Ring. Some folks around the MultiWii project (software that runs inside the Quadrino Nano) developed a piece of software to get visual feedback from the flight controller to an available LED ring. Show More Summary

Connecting the Big Data Dots to Optimize Health and Manage Disease

The era of "Quantified Self" (a term coined in 2007 by US WIRED founding executive editor Kevin Kelly) is relatively new. The first Fitbit digital step counters launched in late 2009, and we've since seen an explosion of various wearables, apps and digital health devices all riding the exponential wave of smaller and cheaper mobile-connected and app-ified […]

Building Robots Without Ever Having to Say You’re Sorry

The European Parliament’s draft recommendations for governing the creation and use of robots and artificial intelligence includes rights for “smart” robots

Embedded computer vision could prevent distracted driving

Israeli firm eyeSight Technologies is adding cameras and software to cars to detect distracted driving.

Data-driven farming with agricultural drones

CNH Industrial is partnering with DroneDeploy on an agricultural drone package. The next generation of farmers might have to become experts in data analytics.

New Tech Makes Brain Implants Safer and Super Precise

When Jan Scheuermann volunteered for an experimental brain implant, she had no idea she was making neuroscience history. Scheuermann, 54 at the time of surgery, had been paralyzed for 14 years due to a neurological disease that severed the neural connections between her brain and muscles. She could still feel her body, but couldn’t move […]

UPS tests delivery drones, insists robots won't replace drivers

A UPS truck was equipped with Workhorse's drone delivery system, but drivers will still remain central to the business.

How to Experiment Like the Most Successful, Hyper-Growth Companies Do

Today’s most successful companies, the ones that are “crushing it,” started as a series of crazy ideas, followed by experiments to test just how viable those ideas might be. Experimentation is a crucial mechanism for driving breakthroughs in any organization. If you want to create a successful, hyper-growth company, you've got to focus on empowering […]

Financial Leaders: Make Your Mark on the Future at Exponential Finance

From digital currency to machine learning, the financial industry is being rocked by exponential technologies. Blockchain, artificial intelligence, big data, robotics, quantum computing, crowdfunding, and computing systems are allowing startups to solve consumer needs in new ways. Show More Summary

Child too sick for school long-term? Send one of these robots instead

For children who can't attend school because of illness or disability, the AV1 robot can go in their place.

Six-Legged Robot One-Ups Nature With Faster Gait

This robot walks in a way that is faster, more efficient than what insects have evolved

Makita DRC200 Industrial Robot Vacuum Available Soon at RobotShop

We are excited to introduce you to the new Makita DRC200 Industrial Robot Vacuum, which will be available here at RobotShop. This robot vacuum has been developed by Makita to answer a need in the industrial market. Makita has come out with a Roomba-like robot vacuum. It’s been designed for commercial environments, workshops, offices, warehouses and [...]Show More Summary

5 of the World’s Strangest Creatures Aren’t Just Weird—They’re Really Useful Too

Living life on the edge isn’t just a motto for extreme athletes. Our planet is literally crawling with organisms that have somehow adapted to living in extreme environments, from the frigid waters surrounding Antarctica to mantle rocks thrust above the seafloor to crystal-encrusted caves. As Dr. Ian Malcolm so famously proclaims in “Jurassic Park”: Life […]

Mark Cuban says Donald Trump's jobs plan will backfire because he doesn't understand technology

Trump wants to bring factories back to the US, but automation and AI are changing the meaning of work.

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