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A new compact drone from UVify lets anyone control the skies

Oori, the new palm-sized racing drone from California-based startup UVify, is a sleek and easy-to-use device for anyone looking to try their hand at flying drones or add to their existing collection.
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Hanson Robotics CEO talks A.I. and Sophia, his latest humanoid robot, at CES

Artificial intelligence runs amok at CES, so we sat down with one of the pioneers in the field of A.I., David Hanson of Hanson Robotics, to discuss his latest humanoid robot and some of her real-world applications.
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Indoor fireworks? Intel broke records with 100-drone light show at CES

Sure, previous drone light shows have numbered 1,000, but Intel brought choreographed drones indoors for a new world record. The show was the largest drone light show indoors flown by a single pilot.
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Swallow this ingestible gas sensor to spill the secrets of your angry gut

A new and tiny pill-sized device developed by researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia,  is actually a functioning ingestible gas sensor that could one day help save you from a severe gut-related problem.
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During the Drone Rodeo at CES, the fastest pilots race for aerial supremacy

Not far from CES 2018, drone enthusiasts assemble at the Aerodrome for the annual Drone Rodeo, a showcase for the latest innovations in drone technology, and a place for ace drone pilots to strut their skills.
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Have a need for speed? Learn to race drones with Fat Shark’s 101 training kit

We headed to Drone Rodeo at CES in Las Vegas and spoke with Grant Martin from Fat Shark, the company behind a starter kit which teaches you how to race drones from the comfort of first-person googles.
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Prototype Insta360 light field camera lets viewers move through the scene

Insta360 showed off a prototype camera at CES that could finally break into the realm of true VR, allowing viewers to move throughout a scene with six degrees of freedom as if controlling the camera in real time.
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I had a one-night stand with a sleep robot

Would you sleep with a robot, if it promised to cure insomnia, and leave you better rested? That’s the idea behind the Somnox sleep robot, and we leapt into bed with it for a single night to find out if it worked.
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The PowerDolphin underwater drone is every bit as ridiculous as it sounds

PowerDolphin is a water-based drone that can record video, deliver life preservers to struggling swimming, use sonar to map the ocean floor, and catch fish. How's that for multitasking?
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Taro reveals pricing, availability info for its camera stabilizer at CES

Now available to pre-order following its CES debut, the Taro self-stabilizing camera tripod uses smart image-recognition technology to make sure that its intended target never strays out of frame.
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Check out this rooftop ski slope set for a super-green power plant in Denmark

Power plant for the people! The architect responsible for Google's stylish London HQ is also behind an ambitious project for a power plant that the public can ski down. It's set to open at the end of 2018.
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AirSelfie debuts second-gen selfie drone with loads more memory and flight time

The second-generation AirSelfie drone more than doubles the camera resolution from 5 to 12 megapixels, quadruples its internal memory to 16GB, and adds 50 percent more flight time.