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The Dyson of Drones

The Bladeless Drone is aptly named for its brilliant design that ditches dangerous blades for air ducts. The resulting unit is not only safer but so …

Drones

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Microsoft using artificial intelligence to teach a machine to stay aloft

Paying attention to the “rise of the machines” increasingly means scanning the skies for things other than conventional aircraft or birds. But what …

Artificial Intelligence

A US defense contractor developed a drone that can fire a sniper rifle

A US defense contractor has developed a consumer-sized sniper drone which it says could save the lives of soldiers and civilians on the battlefield, but some are voicing concerns, Popular Mechanics reported.<p>Duke Robotics, a Florida-based defense contractor, developed the TIKAD sniper drone, and …

Drones

These AI Gliders Hunt for Updrafts to Fly Forever

If a bird can ride a thermal, why can't a robot?<p>Microsoft is working on an autonomous glider that aims to replicate the patterns of birds. The hope is that if these gliders can learn enough from our feathered friends, they can fly basically forever and turn into node for wide-ranging wireless …

Drones

Leave the Drones to Tesla

Did you know that Nikola Tesla patented a drone before there were drones?! Over 100 years ago he called these imagined vessels as being used to carry …

Nikola Tesla

Drones will change the way we watch sports

Personal camera drones might be just a fad. They can annoy people, and, to be honest, though I once worked for a drone company, they sometimes freak me out. They look somehow like a living creature watching me with alien eye. But over the next few years, they’re going to become quiet, small, safe, …

Drones

Catalog

Header Content Region<p>Insert text, image or banner ads here, or just delete this text and leave this area blank!<p>Ground Control Station (Portable)<p>The …

Aerospace

AUVSI: Colorado startup unveils large ducted fan UAV

Colorado-based start-up Reference Technologies on 5 May unveiled a new ducted fan-powered unmanned air vehicle in the 120lb-class called the …

Aerospace

Ducted Fans

‘Google Earth for vineyards’ helps growers keep crops healthy: The New Farm

Fine wine starts with great grapes … and, it turns out, emerging technology.<p>In Canada, at the vineyard level, greatness requires attention to the …

Agriculture

DeLorean (Aerospace) Is Making a Flying Car That Really Won't Need Roads

“Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads,” Doc Brown says, before flipping down his reflective goggles and launching his nuclear-powered …

Aerospace

You’ve Been Warned: Keep Your Drones Away From Military Bases

Now that the Pentagon has authorized U.S. military bases to shoot down drones they see as intruders, the question is how, and under what …

Drones

These Tree-Planting Drones Are About To Start An Entire Forest From The Sky

Villages have spent years replanting mangroves along the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar. Now their work will go much faster, with some help from above.<p>For the past five years, a group of villagers in the delta of the Irrawaddy River in Myanmar has painstakingly planted 2.7 million mangrove trees in an …

Gardening

Fixed-wing drone lands on walls

We have seen fixed-wing drones pull off some impressive maneuvers, with versions that dive like a seabird, land like a perching bird and even using …

Drones

Airborne Laser Spectroscopy System Can Map Atmospheric Gases

An experimental instrument that combines precision laser spectroscopy and a mobile airborne reflector to map atmospheric gas concentrations could …

Drones

CR Flight – The Beginning of a New Electric Motor Era

The last few years have been amazing for the forward progression of military, commercial and recreational drone use. Improvements in battery …

Drones

Amazon wants their drones to tell you that your house needs work

Amazon may use its drone delivery service to analyze customer’s homes, offering ‘recommendations’ from its store or third-party services like gardening or roof repairs.<p>The patent, granted on Wednesday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), shows how the drones would use cameras to take …

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

China deploys a fleet of sophisticated submarine drones in the South China Sea

Why it matters to you<p>These latest underwater drones could potentially track enemy submarines, and could escalate tensions over disputed South China …

China

QGC - QGroundControl - Drone Control

Platforms<p>QGroundControl runs on Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS and Android<p>Autopilots<p>Supports multiple autopilots: PX4 Pro, ArduPilot or any vehicle that …

OS X

QGroundControl

• <b>By:</b> Open Source Flight Systems GmbH<p>QGroundControl provides full flight control and configuration for ArduPilot or PX4 powered vehicles. The goal for …

About Us

Members<p>PX4 is supported by the Dronecode members, who are some of the most influential organisations in academia, and industry.<p>Platinum members are …

Robotics

AeroVinci Scalable & Flexible DroneDock System

AeroVinci have developed a scalable drone system that includes a fully self-sustaining drone docking station (“DroneDock”), a <i>PX4-powered</i> VTOL vehicle …

Drones

Open Source for Drones

DJI Flamewheel 450<p>Falcon Vertigo Hybrid VTOL<p>WingtraOne Tailsitter VTOL<p>Intel® Aero Ready to Fly Drone<p>Caipirinha Tailsitter<p>Robocat 270<p>Qualcomm …

Drones

Precision Agriculture

Our stable, steady platform gives more precise and reliable viewing, imagery, and measurements.<p>Vertical Take-off and Landing allows operation from …

Agriculture

Home - Carbonix

Hybrid VTOL fixed-wing drone flies for 2+ hours

The Volanti from Sydney-based Carbonix is a carbon composite drone with a 2.7-m (9-ft) wingspan that uses a multirotor system for VTOL, then …

Drones

Fixed Wing Vertical Takeoff and Landing Aircraft (VTOL)

A Fixed Wing VTOL aircraft can vertically take off and land like a rotary wing aircraft (multicopters, helicopters). Additionally, in forward flight …

Aerospace

JUMP 20 | Arcturus UAV

Compact in size, light weight and full featured, the TASE400HD features a mid-wave infrared camera with continuous optical zoom down to 2° FOV.<p>The …

Cameras

This Vertical Take-Off Drone System Is So Versatile It's Scary

Drones are getting pretty advanced, and they're continuing to prove their usefulness. They can do anything from dodge bullets to land on aircraft …