Watch This Farmer Herd Cows to Make Drone Art | TIME

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#CowArt with a drone,” in which he used a drone to record aerial footage of his artful mastery of pickup truck-based cattle herding.

via Watch This Farmer Herd Cows to Make Drone Art | TIME.

via Watch This Farmer Herd Cows to Make Drone Art | TIME.

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This Drone Ambulance Is Totally Wild, And Totally Inevitable | Co.Design | business + design

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Design firm argodesign has a wild conceptual solution. It’s a one-person ambulance drone modeled after a standard quadcopter—driven by a GPS, pilot, or combination of both—that could be dispatched to an emergency scene with a single EMT. It’s designed to land almost anywhere, thanks to a footprint the size of a compact car. The EMT stabilizes the patient, loads him up, and sends him back to the hospital for further treatment.

via This Drone Ambulance Is Totally Wild, And Totally Inevitable | Co.Design | business + design.

via This Drone Ambulance Is Totally Wild, And Totally Inevitable | Co.Design | business + design.

Commentary: Drone Threat to Nuclear Plants

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Europe’s media is all abuzz over drones and the prospect of nuclear terrorism. In several recently reported incidents, commercially purchased “hobby” drones have been identified above and near the perimeter of nuclear facilities in France, Belgium and the UK. To date, these incidents remain unclaimed, leaving authorities bewildered.

via Commentary: Drone Threat to Nuclear Plants.

via Commentary: Drone Threat to Nuclear Plants.

Floating Robot Tech Lets You Track Great White Sharks Swimming Along California Coast In Real Time « CBS San Francisco

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For the first time ever, online and in real time, scientists as well as the public can detect and track the locations of white sharks along California’s central coast.

“Within seconds of a white shark swimming by, we receive the signal and right to your iPhone or another device, you can actually see the shark that’s there,”

via Floating Robot Tech Lets You Track Great White Sharks Swimming Along California Coast In Real Time « CBS San Francisco.

via Floating Robot Tech Lets You Track Great White Sharks Swimming Along California Coast In Real Time « CBS San Francisco.

Da Vinci XI: Four-armed robot surgeon performs first operation in Britain | Metro News

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A four-armed robot surgeon armed with scalpels has carried out colon surgery on a British patient in a technology breakthrough which could revolutionise the way serious illnesses are treated.

The Da Vinci XI robot looks alarming, but is actually tiny – and ‘miniaturises’ the movements of the surgeon controlling it.

via Da Vinci XI: Four-armed robot surgeon performs first operation in Britain | Metro News.

via Da Vinci XI: Four-armed robot surgeon performs first operation in Britain | Metro News.

In a hurry? Let robot valet park your car | Home – Home

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Rather than getting behind the wheel, however, this robotic valet physically lifts your three tons of road machinery and slots it into pre-designated robot parking bays.

Nicknamed RAY by its creators, the automated forklift truck is the brainchild of Germany’s Serva Transport.

Aimed at business travelers in a hurry, the automated parking system can be controlled and booked via an app. All travelers have to do is drop the car off in a designated area, go to a nearby touch screen to confirm the car is empty, and RAY does the rest.

via In a hurry? Let robot valet park your car | Home – Home.

via In a hurry? Let robot valet park your car | Home – Home.

At UCSF Medical Center, robot-aided healthcare is here | Computerworld

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When the brand-new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay in San Francisco opens on Sunday, patients will be greeted by staffers that more strongly resemble R2-D2 than the cast of Scrubs.

via At UCSF Medical Center, robot-aided healthcare is here | Computerworld.

via At UCSF Medical Center, robot-aided healthcare is here | Computerworld.