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Global footage emerges from an insurance disruptor

Dropping drones into the insurance sector

29 May 2019 at 16:57 BST

In 2015 a startup in LA started to make waves with its use of UAVs in the insurance world. DropIn has continued to make progress, with its network of Droperators (drone operators) ready to survey and make an appraisal with live video streaming, facilitated by a UAV, significantly cutting down the time and financial investment normally associated with making a claim.

Singapore aims to be gateway for Asian robotics

Country Focus: Singapore – Economic concerns drive big ambitions

23 May 2019 at 13:09 BST

Singapore sees itself as a pioneer and is certainly seeking to prove bigger is not always better. Today Singapore is a densely packed regional financial hub with a population of some 5.7 million.

Follows on from Rwanda and Tanzania trials

Zipline continues medical drone deliveries

21 May 2019 at 13:16 BST

During World Immunisation Week, President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana officially launched the world’s largest medical drone delivery service during an inaugural ceremony in the city of Omenako, site of the first of four Zipline drone distribution centres in the country.

Programme for 1,000 students to get £110 million

Country Focus: Switzerland

07 May 2019 at 14:58 BST

In a new feature looking at the robotics landscape of the major jurisdictions in the field, RLJ takes a look at Switzerland. From drones and “killer robots” to ethics and robotic bankers, the Swiss are establishing a significant reputation for tackling the field in all its dimensions.

Incremental advances can turn drones into AWS

Autonomous drones in the military

03 May 2019 at 11:19 BST

The UK has taken the official position to not promote the deployment of Autonomous Weapons Systems (AWS), although its definition of AWS leaves open the possibility of developing such weapons. International pressure groups, such as the Campaign Against Killer Robots implore countries across the globe to take a firmer stance on the issue, and are appealing to the United Nations Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW).

Over a hundred recorded drone incidents in 2018

Drones in shared airspace

18 Apr 2019 at 15:35 BST

It was the largest disruption to air travel since the volcanic ash cloud from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull descended upon the country in April 2010. Military assistance was called in, with some reports that it would be using Drone Dome, an Israeli counter-drone system. In the end, it was confirmed that an alternative system had been used in its place, as Drone Dome had not yet been delivered.

New use cases to be tested if rules go through

FAA's new proposed rules

03 Apr 2019 at 16:42 BST

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has made a series of announcements across the first two months of 2019, as the country exited the government shutdown and normal service was resumed.

UK: faster paper processing for local government

Digital Courtroom: Four considerations for Local Authorities adopting electronic court bundles

15 Feb 2019 at 12:35 BST

By Tony Pepper, CEO, Egress Software Technologies.

Early testing had a success rate of 76%

Crossing a robotic border

13 Feb 2019 at 15:21 BST

The European Union (EU) is set to begin a pilot programme to protect national borders using artificial intelligence (AI). Dubbed iBorderCTRL and branded as an AI-powered lie detector, it will require passengers to upload pictures of their passport, visa, and proof of funds, before answering a series of questions to a webcam.

34 states raised this issue at UN General Assembly

International pressure builds to ban killer robots

23 Jan 2019 at 10:31 BST

Statements from the Holy See and United Nations are joined over 30 states raising the need for legal action in the last year.

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