Dubai will host the World Future Sports activities Video games in 2017
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Apparently, the World Drone Prix was simply the tip of the robotic sports activities iceberg. Dubai has introduced that it is holding the World Future Sports activities Video games, a broader competitors, in late December 2017. The tech-targeted occasion will embrace drone races in addition to “robotic swimming, operating, wrestling and automotive racing” — principally, it is the Olympics for automatons. If it is profitable, the plan is to carry the Video games each two years after that.
It is an formidable plan for a metropolis that hasn’t even completed internet hosting the World Drone Prix, whose first-day winner was 15-yr-previous British pilot Luke Bannister — there is a lengthy approach to go earlier than that is as huge a deal as human-powered competitors. Nevertheless, it won’t be as outlandish because it sounds. This can be a lengthy-time period guess that robotic sports activities tech will enhance to the purpose the place you will need to watch machines duke it out. There is no assure that the Video games can be profitable even when the know-how is prepared, however Dubai’s extravagant wealth might at the least give the competitors a preventing probability.