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Country focus looks at a world leader in robotics

USA: A Crucible for Regulation?

14 Aug 2019 at 10:39 BST

Is it significant that America is the first country to have the first human killed by a robot? That incident, fear of job losses, the proliferation of robotic applications is raising a raft of questions on law and policy in the United States.

Country focus looks at the home of digital Talinn

Estonia: a robotically transformative nation

26 Jul 2019 at 13:11 BST

Estonia is an enigmatic centre for pioneering robotics. As a country, it connects the dots between Scandinavia, Central Europe and what lies to the east. Estonia’s capital Tallinn is the best preserved medieval city in Northern Europe. About 50% of the country is forest. The country may only have a population of 1.3 million, but Estonia’s digital landscape is exciting great interest globally.

Part of San Diego's IPP consortium, alongside Uber

Drones as first responders

24 Jul 2019 at 14:49 BST

Drones are increasingly being used by police and fire departments for a variety of tasks, from giving better overhead visuals to assist workers on the ground, improving the safety of firefighters, even being used in hostage situations. But this is just the start of how Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) will be able improve the performance of public safety officials.

FAA Reauthorisation Act mandates changes

FAA's changes for recreational drones

08 Jul 2019 at 14:32 BST

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is implementing changes for recreational drone flyers mandated by Congress in the FAA Reauthorisation Act of 2018.

China aims to dominate AI with "hardball" approach

Researchers explore how artificial intelligence could impact our lives by 2025

05 Jul 2019 at 11:58 BST

A research project looking at how artificial intelligence (AI) will impact the way we live in the future has offered fresh insights into technologies that could be available in the next six years.

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).

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