THE Pentagon has added to its arsenal of autonomous killer robots with a dune buggy capable of driving itself.
We’ve been keeping a keen eye on the progress of the Workhorse SureFly, and now the stage is set for its big debut. The two-seat octocopter is preparing to make its first test flight, after receiving official approval from the local authorities to lift off at CES in Las Vegas next week.
It may look like the latest SUV, but the first vehicle from automotive startup Byton is more an SIV, a “Smart Intuitive Vehicle.” Hopefully that acronym and description experience quick deaths while the startup’s vision for smart, connected mobility lives on and evolves into reality.
The much-awaited reveal of the Tesla Semi electric truck took place in typical Elon Musk style. Speculation prior to the presentation was substantially exceeded with its claimed range well beyond the 300 miles (500 km) expected.
“The truthful answer is we won’t need as many people.”
A crop in Shropshire, England has been farmed exclusively by robots.
Artificially intelligent nano-machines will be injected into humans within 20 years to repair and enhance muscles, cells and bone, a senior inventor at IBM has forecast.
No human stepped foot on the acre and a half barley farm. The manual labor in Hands Free Hectare was done entirely by robot farmers.
Dubai has kicked off trials of the Volocopter two-seater aircraft. The all-electric 18-rotor vehicle took to the skies for the first time over the city on Monday as the city looks to establish what would be world’s first self-flying taxi service.
When it comes to assessing damage and spotting people in distress, drones may be hard to beat.