Brain-controlled drones are here: What’s coming in the next five years?

Single unmanned autonomous vehicles (UAVs) directed by joysticks, radio controllers, and mobile phones are already accomplishing a variety of useful tasks, such as aerial photography and security patrols. But using multiple drones requires multiple human operators, and this presents a coordination problem. Brain-controlled drones are here: What’s coming in the next five years?

Soft, flexible origami-inspired robot

A Case Western Reserve University researcher has turned the origami she enjoyed as a child into a patent-pending soft robot that may one day be used on an assembly line, in surgery or even outer space. Soft, flexible origami-inspired robot

Haushaltsroboter erobern das Eigenheim

■   Mehrheit steht Robotern offen gegenüber ■   42 Prozent können sich vorstellen, einen Roboter im Haushalt einzusetzen ■   Jeder zweite Interessent würde Roboter… Haushaltsroboter erobern das Eigenheim