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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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This survey drone takes safety seriously

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

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Poachers and fish beware, this ocean drone is on your trail

Aerovel's Flexrotor drone can lift off and land horizontally on almost any vessel, making it useful for reconnaissance on the high seas.

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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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AeroVironment's Quantix drone is all about the data

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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Three customer service robots land in San Jose airport

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

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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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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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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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Intel launches 500 drones for nighttime light show

Could hundreds or thousands of drones in the sky ever replicate the thrill we get from watching a fireworks display?

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Intel's first commercial drone lands in the US

Intel began promoting its first commercial drone in the U.S. this week, as it seeks to carve out a place for itself in the fast-expanding market.

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Slideshow: Brace yourselves, commercial drones are coming

Consumer drones may not have taken off as initially expected, but the airborne robots are finding a big market in commercial uses.

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These tiny robots are exploring history's most iconic shipwrecks

Canadian based company, Deep Trekker, creates small underwater drones, which explorers are now using to uncover historical sunken ships.

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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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China’s policing robot: Cattle prod meets supercomputer

The robot is linked to China’s Tianhe-2 supercomputer, where it has access to cloud services for facial recognition and other tasks.

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

Artificial intelligence and robots aren't coming for your job anytime soon, the U.S. White House's chief economic advisor says.

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Tesla cars to have full self-driving gear, but feature disabled for now

Tesla Motors’ cars will come fitted with full self-driving hardware, as the company jousts with tech rivals like Google and car makers like Ford who are making a pitch for the autonomous car market.

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