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autonomous

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Hortum Machina B looks like moving, leafy playground equipment (Tomorrow Daily 355 show notes)

Architecture students at University College London call this project "a speculative urban cyber gardener." We call it rolling eco-art!

By 28 April 2016

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Sphere full of plants rolls around town autonomously (Tomorrow Daily 355)

Architecture students create a geodesic, autonomous eco-sphere; also, a little remote-controlled submarine camera for your aquarium.

By 28 April 2016

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Autonomous drone helps unmanned helicopter fight fires (Tomorrow Daily 283)

Jeff discusses an autonomous drone's help in assisting an unmanned helicopter put out a test fire and a sensitive photon camera that can detect objects around corners.

By 9 December 2015

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Drone and helicopter work together to put out a test fire (Tomorrow Daily 283 show notes)

Lockheed Martin's autonomous firefighting drone recently underwent tests that involved spotting a blaze, alerting an unmanned chopper, and directing the helicopter to douse the fire with water.

By 9 December 2015

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Super-speedy drone zips past obstacles autonomously

Watch as a drone made with off-the-shelf parts zips past trees with ease thanks to software from an MIT student.

By 4 November 2015

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DJI Phantom 3, Inspire 1 drones gain autonomous flight modes

A September 7 firmware update will add DJI's Intelligent Flight modes, including waypoint navigation and Follow Me, to its current quadcopter lineup.

By 3 September 2015

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Ban autonomous weapons, urge AI experts including Hawking, Musk and Wozniak

Over 1,000 experts in robotics have signed an open letter in a bid to prevent a "global AI arms race".

By 27 July 2015

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Apple may be hurting its own TV service plans (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy, Ep. 48)

Apple's hubris is holding back its TV streaming service, the Apple car is focusing on an autonomous driving system, and we've got new Apple Watch details.

By 30 July 2016

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Lockheed Martin's blimp-scaling robot hunts for leaks

SPIDER, a self-propelled instrument for airship damage evaluation and repair, helps sniff out tiny leaks in Lockheed's hybrid airship.

By 28 July 2016

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Delivery company to trial self-driving vans in Japan

Forget delivery drones: A postal service in Japan is hoping to use self-driving cars.

By 26 July 2016