DevicePlus Editorial Team

July 17, 2019
solar farm inspection with drones

Solar Power Will Become Much More Reliable with These Robots

Solar power remains difficult to deploy and maintain. Until those challenges are solved, solar power will struggle to compete against traditional energy sources. Fortunately, there’s a […]
July 17, 2019
drones can learn to understand crowds

Meet the New Drone Machine Learning That’s Changing Riot Control and Medical Emergencies

Training new pilots with all the skills needed to manage aircraft is a massive undertaking. Excellent eyesight, calmness under pressure, and thousands of hours of training […]
July 11, 2019
robotic window cleaning drones

Robots Are Leaving the Factory: Find Out How Cleaning Robots Work

In “The Jetsons,” a cleaning robot takes care of the Jetsons’ home. Reducing the burden of cleaning work is appealing since it’s a routine and unappealing […]
July 11, 2019

Artificial Skin and Direct Brain Controls: The Future of Robot Prosthetics

In 2017, University of Houston researchers announced a breakthrough in robot prosthetics. A new robot hand can detect temperature differences. Further, the hand can translate computer […]
July 10, 2019
smart meter consumer usage

How Can Smart Meter Technology Save Money and Fight Climate Change?

Does measurement make life better? That’s the fundamental premise behind the rise of smart meters. If consumers know how much energy they’re using and paying for, […]
July 10, 2019
Inside the Falcon Heavy Rocket

Inside the Falcon Heavy Rocket – SpaceX’s Rocket to Earth Orbit and Mars

You’ve probably heard about Elon Musk’s concerns about AI and robotics. If artificial intelligence continues to evolve, it might become a threat to humanity. That’s one […]
June 7, 2019
Beyond the Wii Remote and Xbox Kinect: What’s Next for Gesture Technology

Beyond the Wii Remote and Xbox Kinect: What’s Next for Gesture Technology

Keyboards and mice are on the way out. What’s going to replace them? Gesture interfaces where your hand movements guide computers, watches, and other devices are […]
June 5, 2019
Surgeons, Lifting Patients Out of Bed, and Emotional Support: The Future of Healthcare Robotics.

Surgeons, Lifting Patients Out of Bed, and Emotional Support: The Future of Healthcare Robotics

Delivering healthcare services is expensive, and it’s only going to get more expensive. In 2018, 27% of Japan’s population was over the age of 65. By […]
June 4, 2019
Three Police Robots Coming to Malls and Streets Near You

Three Police Robots Coming to Malls and Streets Near You

RoboCop may be closer to arriving than you think, but it’ll take a different shape and form. Instead of a cyborg, classic police robots are coming. […]
June 4, 2019
Meet Technologies Hurting Data Privacy

Meet Technologies Hurting Data Privacy (And the Tech That Lets You Fight Back)

Is the Age of Privacy Over in the Digital Era? That’s the doom and gloom message being spread by some observers. Certainly, the news headlines have […]
May 22, 2019
From Fridges to Furniture: 4 Ways AI Is Coming to Your Home

From Fridges to Furniture: 4 Ways AI Is Coming to Your Home

There’s a lot of hype and excitement around AI. We see companies hiring AI researchers with six-figure salaries. Self-driving cars are becoming prominent. You might think […]
March 28, 2019

LIDAR Navigation: The Answer to Driverless Car Safety?

“Be aware of your surroundings” is the constant refrain we hear during driver training. For a human driver, building that awareness requires continually checking mirrors and […]