Robotics innovations at CES 2018

The 2018 Nissan Leaf receives CES2018 Tech For a Better World Innovation Award. Cars, cars, cars, cars. CES2018, the Consumer Technology Association’s massive annual expo, was full of self driving electric and augmented cars. Every hardware startup should visit CES before they build anything. It…

Justice Dept. scrambles to jam prison cellphones, stop drone deliveries to inmates

The Justice Department will soon start trying to jam cellphones smuggled into federal prisons and used for criminal activity, part of a broader safety initiative that is also focused on preventing drones from airdropping contraband to inmates. Deputy Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein told the American…

Lakewood Police use drone technology to increase efficiency

The next time you see Lakewood Police respond to a missing persons call don’t be surprised if you also see an unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, hovering above helping with the search. The department began using drone technology at the end of 2017. That’s when…

Dronestagram unveils top 20 drone photos of 2017

The advent of technology makes everything possible, even in photography! In fact, you can capture an image from the above. Drone Photography is booming nowadays, a type of photography over subjects or landscapes at low attitude. It uses high-tech unmanned aerial vehicles or drones to…

Pentagon Hosting Competition for Drone Grants

The Pentagon is conducting a competition to create drone systems inspired by the natural world and powered by lasers, Defense One reported. The Defense Enterprise Science Initiative announced a contest Wednesday for basic science grants up to $6 million to build “new paradigms for autonomous…

Promising technologies of 2018

The new year will see new developments that will shape the way we interact with technology. Here are some of 2018’s most promising technologies that are worth keeping an eye out for. 4K HDR, VR and 360-degree video for football fans The Fifa World Cup…

15 science & tech leaders offer surprising predictions for 2018

The past year has been a momentous one for science and technology. From the detection of gravitational waves (predicted almost a century ago by Einstein) to the rise of virtual currencies like Bitcoin to the creation of genetically modified human embryos, 2017 was marked by…

How apps, drones, others can help Nigerian farmers achieve bumper harvest

The expanding population and corresponding food demand has garnered the deployment of smart technology into agriculture globally. IFE OGUNFUWA examines the extent of technology adoption in Nigeria in view of Nigeria’s food sufficiency efforts Kabir Danladi is a 45-year-old farmer with over 10 years of…

Breslau drone maker flies out of stealth mode

The drones also feature the company’s proprietary autopilot flight control technology, which can also be incorporated into other systems. “It’s very organic flight logic that we developed,” says chief fabricator and UAV specialist Geoff Gurr. “A pilot’s manual skill has sort of been turned into…

Getting a drone for Christmas? Be sure to register it before you fly

The popularity of drones shows no sign of cooling. … 2016, according to the Consumer Technology Association. If you have a … safe and responsible drone flights. Anyone with a drone weighing between 0 … pretty much all the popular drones on the market today, from…

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