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China is selling autonomous killer drones to the Middle East

November 16th, 2019 at 11:08 am » Comments Off

Chinese military contractors have already started to sell dangerous, autonomous killer robots to customers in the Middle East. For instance, a Chinese company called Ziyan is actively marketing its Blowfish A3 — an autonomous helicopter-like drone armed with a machine gun — to international buyers, according to Defense One. While several countries have been working […]



How cheap robots are transforming ocean exploration

November 16th, 2019 at 11:04 am » Comments Off

Backed by billionaire philanthropists and Silicon Valley venture capitalists, a wave of entrepreneurs are developing high-tech, low-cost technologies to probe the watery realms we still barely understand. Are the oceans finally getting their moon-shot moment? The robot was born out of a treasure hunt. It all started in 2010, when Eric Stackpole was a promising […]



Drone II : The drone delivery market map

November 15th, 2019 at 12:23 pm » Comments Off

As part of DRONELIFE’s participation in the FAA’s Drone Safety Awareness Week, DRONELIFE will feature stories according to the themes outlined. Today, we focus on drone delivery. As high-profile drone delivery companies like Wing, UPS Flight Forward, and Zipline have made headline after headline this year, the hype around drone deliveries has become bigger than […]



The drone wars are already here

November 10th, 2019 at 5:08 pm » Comments Off

A Bayraktar TB-2 unmanned aerial vehicle. The skies of Syria, Yemen, and Libya swarm with armed and dangerous unmanned aerial vehicles. And the technology is spreading farther and farther afield. The Kurdish fighters emerged from a tunnel and were spotted by a Turkish reconnaissance drone. As they were loading ammunition onto a truck in a […]



Here’s what the Uber Eats delivery drone looks like

November 7th, 2019 at 1:21 pm » Comments Off

Uber has unveiled more details about its plans for Eats delivery via drones. If all goes according to Uber’s plan, it will start flying its first drone model before the end of the year. Uber’s design, which it unveiled at the Forbes 30 under 30 Summit today, is made to carry up to one meal […]



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