Drone footage became increasingly popular and affordable in recent years. Here are some of the videos that captured the publics' imagination. Video: Reuters/ Fáilte Ireland/Raymond Fogarty/ Flyability
Holoportation is a new type of 3D capture technology that allows high quality 3D models of people to be reconstructed, compressed, and transmitted anywhere in the world in real-time. Video: I3D/Microsoft
Microsoft introduce 'Seeing AI', a research project that helps people who are visually impaired or blind to better understand who and what is around them. Video: Microsoft
Drones take flight in Dubai as part of the Gulf state's first World Drone Prix. Video: Reuters
Bruce Sewell, Apple’s general counsel had to resort to paper and ink after his iPad appeared to fail. Sewell was giving testimony in the Apple and FBI privacy hearing. Video: House Committee on the Judiciary Hearings
Boston Dynamics release footage of a new version of their Atlas robot, designed to operate outdoors and inside buildings. Video: Boston Dynamics
Amazon promotional video has unveiled what its unmanned drones for package delivery would look like. Video: Reuters
JetPack Aviation, a company that says they have created 'world's only true jetpack', releases a video showing its CEO David Mayman carrying out a flight around New York's Statue of Liberty. Video: Reuters
Digital Development Editor of The Irish Times, Hugh Linehan, looks around Machine Summit, a section of the Web Summit, to find out what technology we're likely to be using in the next few years.
Technology developer Evan Cohen presents a video showing the progress on a piece of new technology he has designed called a 'smart mirror'. Video: Reuters
Sharp Corporation hopes that RoBoHoN changes the future of smartphones, by turning them into mobile robots. Video: Reuters
Google shows reporters its prototype autonomous vehicles at a demonstration at its Mountain View, California headquarters. Video: Reuters
With a Star Wars reboot on the horizon a scatter of cash in toys were sure to follow. The first out of the traps is the 'BB-8 droid'. Ciara O'Brien reviews.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says the social media site will introduce an alternative to the 'like' button, to enable users to express empathy. Video: Reuters
He can walk over rocks, run through woods and even balance on one leg. Here, Boston Dynamics founder Marc Raibert shows that humanoid robot, Atlas, is close to having mobility just like a human. Video: Boston Dynamics/Michael Campbell
An experimental cinematic experience controlled by the viewer's brainwaves while they are watching aims to bridge the gap between visual arts and neuroscience. VIdeo: Reuters
Lexus release a film which shows off its 'hoverboard' in action in a skate park near Barcelona. Video: Reuters
Robots welcome guests at the check-in counter, carry baggage and operate a locker room at the Henn-Na hotel, which translates as 'weird hotel', in southern Japan. Video: Reuters
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