Consumer virtual reality has been a flop so far—but that doesn’t mean the technology is worthless. Low-cost VR headsets could be the key to teaching industrial robots how to do more complex jobs in a amount
A landing pad will charge nearly any drone with just a few modifications. Drones are great until you realize running all those propellers, a camera, GPS and other assorted technology bits are a real drain
The view from the ground after a devastating hurricane is heartbreaking. The view from the sky is more revealing. Unmanned aircraft — small and large — swooped in during the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma
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When it comes to assessing damage and spotting people in distress, drones may be hard to beat. Having moved on from its path of destruction in the Caribbean, Hurricane Irma is now bearing down on Florida.
Airobotics, a startup building autonomous drones for the enterprise sector that do not require humans to get involved in any aspect of operating them, has picked up $32.5 million in funding to expand business
With a clever hack A research team at MIT has created a clever new way for drones to use RFID technology in warehouses for stock-keeping purposes. It lets companies use much smaller, safer drones to find
Drones in Houston would be a force multiplier for rescue efforts – so why is the FAA telling them to stay away?
As I write this some of my closest friends and their families in Katy, Texas, the place I grew up, are being evacuated from their homes. The Army Corps of Engineers is telling them the nearby Barker Reservoir
They'll spot sharks with greater accuracy than humans alone. Humans aren't particularly good at spotting sharks using aerial data. At best, they'll accurately pinpoint sharks 30 percent of the time --
The small, safe UAVs can be used with existing RFID-tracking setups. Imagine a warehouse buzzing with tiny drones that automatically track and monitor inventory from afar, leaving workers free to manage
How does a drug smuggler avoid border patrol on the ground? One man figured he'd fly his 13-pound (5.9 kg) haul of meth over the border from Mexico to San Diego by drone. Police busted the 25-year-old
Jon Hegranes Contributor Jon is the CEO and co-founder of Kittyhawk.io, providing drone operations software to UAV operators and large commercial UAV teams spanning insurance, inspection, construction,
What are drones good for? Common commercial applications of drones in agriculture, business and the military
Considered to be one of the most resourceful and multipurpose innovations of the century, drones have managed to perforate numerous segments of the global economic sphere. Having uses in fields ranging
(Reuters) - The U.S. Secret Service said on Wednesday it plans to deploy a small drone during President Donald Trump’s visit to his golf club in New Jersey this month as the agency considers new ways provide