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Hyundai designed these three robots for humans to wear

They're just experiments, but Hyundai's three wearable robots could lend a bit of superhuman power to people who need it.

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Watch Honda's amazing self-balancing motorbike

Riding Assist is a prototype technology from Honda that keeps a motorbike upright. It does this by making small adjustments to the front wheel as it senses changes in the bike’s center of gravity.

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Taking a ride on Honda's fun Uni-Cub transporter

The Uni-Cub is a personal mobility device, designed to transport a single person around a building or town. The device freely moves forwards, backwards, side-to-side or diagonally according to the direction its user shifts their...

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This robot plays a mean game of chess

This robot uses computer vision technology coupled with deep learning to play chess.

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17% off Wonder Workshop Dash Robot - Deal Alert

Use your Apple or Android smart phone or tablet to program Dash to move, dance, light up, make sounds, avoid obstacles, and even react to their voice. Designed for children 8 and up.

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8 drones that delighted us in 2016

Drone tech really took off in 2016, from drones that can light up the sky, to ones that will deliver goods right to your location on the golf course.

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2016's most riveting robots

We take a look back at the year's most interesting robots, from a robot that will fold your clothing to one that will prick your finger to make a point.

Global economic technology prospects: China and the United States of America

China didn't steal your job—I did

It's all us techies' fault in creating robots and machine intelligence that can do a better job than even the best-trained workers

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34% off OWI Super Solar Recycler Kit - Deal Alert

Before you chuck that CD ROM, soda can or plastic bottle, exercise your kids imagination with this kit from OWI that turns your recyclables into a solar-powered robot, race car, boat, or whatever you can dream up with this kit full of...

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In an emergency, this drone will sail to the ground on a parachute

The LRX drone by Altus Intelligence is built to be fool-proof, equipped with a number of redundant systems and a parachute when all else fails.

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AeroVironment's Quantix drone is all about the data

The company wants to give business a one-stop solution to data gathering and analytics with its drone and cloud-based service

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Quantix is a data driven drone

Aerovironment's Quantix drone can cover 400 acres of land in under an hour, gathering data which can then be analyzed using the company's cloud service.

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These three robotic ladies are your friendly airport guides

Mineta San José International Airport makes history as the first U.S. airport to utilize robotic assistants.

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​Today's tech skills redundant within a decade

Half of IT workers in a global survey believe their jobs will become automated and their current skills redundant

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Intel's Falcon 8+ commercial drone takes off

Intel's first one-branded drone, the Falcon 8+, is targeted at commercial users planning photography from the air.

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This Navy-funded drone is at home in sea and sky

Researchers at Rutgers University in New Jersey have developed a drone that's capable of seamlessly transitioning from flying through the air to navigating in the water.

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A tiny robot is uncovering the secrets of the USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor

Explorers are using Deep Trekker's underwater robot to uncover the USS Arizona, 75 years after it was sunk during the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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AI and robots aren't gunning for your job, White House economist says

AI will create new jobs and new consumer demand, he predicts

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