Three teams win big at UAE Drones for Good competition

A smart guidance system for the blind, a robotic exoskeleton for the disabled and a robot that repairs pipelines were the top winners at the biggest award for civilian application of robotics and artificial intelligence.The UAE Drones for Good competition is the largest of its kind, offering total prize money of Dh4.67 million.The three-day event at Dubai Internet City concluded as Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, awarded trophies to three teams, two from the UAE and one from the United States.In the international category, which carried a top prize of US$1 m (Dh3.67m, the honours went to the team of SuitX and UC Berkeley, who developed an affordable exoskeleton system for children with neurological disorders. It is designed to aid and improve mobility.The winner of…


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