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Cyborg Olympics: A Marvel of Robotic Technology and Human Perseverance

This October, one should plan to set aside time to enjoy the first Cybathlon, a competition in six disciplines where humans and robots work in unison to overcome challenges and obstacles. The one-day event is scheduled to take take place on October 8, 2016 in Zurich at the Kolping Arena where 'racing pilots' will take center stage along with his or her innovative bionic devices.

Effective Drone Control Simply by Thinking

The human mind, with some assistance, can now control multiple flying drones and terrestrial vehicles. Researcher and professor, Panagiotis Artemiadis from the Arizona State University, has developed a system capable of capturing and decoding a person's thoughts, and executing the commands using one or more robots.