Rethink Robotics closes its doors

Baxter Robot from Rethink Robotics – Source: YouTube Rethink Robotics shut down this week, closing the chapter on a remarkable journey making collaborative robots a reality. This will come as a surprise and with sadness to the robotics community. I fondly remember interviewing Rodney Brooks,…

DJI’s drones could be blocked from the United States

… ’s biggest maker of civilian drones could see its products shut … DJI Technology Co., a manufacturer of popular hobbyist and commercial drones including … purposes. The world’s best-selling drone is the family known as … other of incorporating their respective technology without paying…

Mercedes-Benz self-driving concept first drive – YouTube

Mercedes-Benz shut down part of the Las Vegas Strip to show off the Smart Vision EQ Concept car. It’s a futuristic self-driving car prototype that’s so new it had to be controlled remotely. It has no steering wheel, no pedals, and is supposed to represent…