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Zume Pizza lands $48 million in funding for robotic pizza delivery

Greg Nichols for ZDNet: The process begins on a robotic assembly line in a centralized kitchen, but pizzas finish cooking in ovens inside of trucks en route to delivery.

Interview with Shaoshan Liu and Zhe Zhang of PerceptIn

Using our technology, we are able to reduce the cost of the whole vehicle (including the chassis, the computing hardware, and the sensing hardware, and the software stack) under $10,000 USD.

One Step Closer to Lifelike Robots

A self-contained soft actuator three times stronger than natural muscle, without the need of externals, signals a breakthrough in soft robotics.

Q&A with Hillcrest Labs - High Value AHRS/IMUs Enable Low Cost Robot Navigation

The module allows rapid development of new robots by providing all the sensors and sensor processing software in one compact, pre-calibrated device with multiple interfaces supported to meet varying developer requirements.

Don’t Look Back: Autonomous Cars Require More Than Just Technology

Unlike memory folks in the audience who like to keep their secrets secret, Hyundai/Kia and Bzeih have laid out their roadmap for the next decade with some autonomous systems by 2020 and mass production by 2022.

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Sony will relaunch its robotics business in 2018 with a dog-like robot designed for homes.

Amit Katwala for IMECHE: The new model will incorporate internet connectivity and have the ability to control domestic appliances with voice commands, like the Amazon Echo or Google Home devices, but will also behave and move like a real dog.

The future of robots could be tiny origami bots that fold into different shapes

Guanhong Hu for Quartz: Shuhei Miyashita and his team used the origami concept to make exoskeletons for a magnetic cube robot, called “Primer”, letting it morph on demand to do various things in different conditions.

Colleges Are Marketing Drone Pilot Courses, but the Career Opportunities Are Murky

Elizabeth Woyke for MIT Technology Review: At least 15 community colleges offer them, but it’s not clear how many students parlay their new skills into jobs.

Has a French firm finally achieved the holy grail of robotics?

Greg Nichols for ZDNet: The biomechanics of bipedal walking are preposterously complex. A French firm claims to have built a robotic suit that can emulate the way we walk.

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DJI Unveils Technology To Identify And Track Airborne Drones

AeroScope Addresses Safety, Security And Privacy Concerns While Protecting Drone Pilots

Rajant Reduces Response Time for Triggered Home Alarm System Using BreadCrumb®-Enabled Drone

"Launch on Alert" demonstrates home security companies can improve response time, decrease false calls for service and keep neighborhoods safer with drones

Flirtey Partners with Pioneering Ambulance Service to Launch First Emergency Drone Delivery Program in United States

Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) to use Flirtey drones to deliver lifesaving defibrillators to victims of sudden cardiac arrest

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