The Rise of Everyday Machines

By James Hires The line between cyberspace and reality gets blurrier by the day. Computers and robots have gone from science fiction to commonplace in just a few decades.

We’re not quite cyborgs yet, but the relationship between humans and machines is closer than ever. Your smartphone is proof of that. Research suggests that trend will continue.

The drone market represents the next wave of everyday robots.

First used by the military, today the civilian drone market is exploding. By 2022, there will be almost 2.5 million drones in use across the U.S. alone. It could be an $82.1 billion industry worldwide by 2025.

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