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Breakthrough Tech: Scientists Use Swarms of Nanorobots to Precisely Target Cancer Cells

Nanotechnology has always been something more out of the future than the present. It’s very promising tech with a variety of exciting applications …

Ello 2M DIY computer gets back to BASIC

Computers have become vastly more complex than 8- and 16-bit machines of yesteryear, which had the advantage of being much simpler to program than their modern descendants. That's what led Konstantin Dimitrov to design the Ello 2M, a DIY retro computer that you can build yourself and use to design …

FullPageOS Automatically Boots Your Raspberry Pi Into a Full Page Web Kiosk Mode

One of the common uses for a Raspberry Pi is a low-cost information display, powering something like a magic mirror or an animated GIF photo frame. …

Raspberry Pi

A $1 paper-based test can detect the Zika virus in around two hours

“For our group it’s become an interesting case study in how quickly a group can mobilize in the face of an outbreak,” Dr. James Collins explains over the phone. The MIT biomedical engineering professor has been fielding press inquiries all day, in light of a newly published paper detailing the …

Drone flyers can navigate new website to find which tourist spots allow them

A website has been set up to give advice on which tourist hotspots allow drones.<p>Ticket-selling firm AttractionTix created the online service to offer …

Drones

Firefighting drone serves as a reminder to be careful with crowdfunding campaigns

I found what could very well be the most amazing crowdfunding campaign ever: an Indiegogo campaign for the world’s first firefighting drone from MicroMultiCopters Aero Technology (MMC). As a lover of both drones and crowdfunding campaigns, I nearly wet myself with excitement — only to dig a little …

First Click: Nokia gadgets are coming back

The big news out of Europe today is Nokia's announcement that it's buying digital health firm Withings for $191 million. In announcing the acquisition, Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri said that it "puts us at the heart of a very large addressable market [and] leverages the power of our trusted brand." Read …

Wearable patch predicts patients’ next heart attack before it happens

The problem with doctors is you only see them after you’re sick. Prevention is preferable.<p>A new generation of wearable sensors is finally living up to that promise by letting patients get constant, personalized care wherever they go. The convergence of several innovations—small, efficient …

Wearable Tech

Solar plane readies to land in California after 3-day flight

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A solar-powered airplane on a journey around the world was preparing to land in California on Saturday night to complete a …

Solar Impulse

MIT creates a control algorithm for drone swarms

Swarms of drones flying in terrifyingly perfect formation could be one step closer, thanks to a control algorithm being developed at MIT.<p>The complexities involved in controlling teams of moving robots so they don’t crash into each other, or indeed wipe out other objects/entities that cross their …

Another drone had a close call with an airplane

Drone reportedly spotted flying about 500 feet below the wing of a plane landing at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport<p>A civilian drone crossed paths with an airplane as it was descending into Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport on Wednesday, according to French media reports. Citing sources familiar …

Airplanes

Ehang Ghostdrone 2.0 VR review: Ehang Ghostdrone 2.0 VR review: Ehang phones, homes - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Ehang Ghostdrone 2.0 VR is cheap and it bundles in some very cool features. Automated safety features and phone controls make it very easy to fly.<p><b>The Bad</b> Some early pairing issues and iffy live video feed with the goggles marred otherwise smooth flying.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> While the VR …

Drones

Admire Singapore from top-down with these gorgeous drone shots

You've never seen Singapore so gorgeously symmetrical until you've seen it from drone's eye view.<p>Local drone enthusiast @idroneman has been …

Drone photography: exploring views from whole new heights

<b>They cost as little as £40 and can fly to places impossible for humans to reach. Welcome to the brave new world of drone photography. This article was first published in July 2014.</b><p>It’s not uncommon for marrying couples to be photographed on the stone stairs of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Known …

Australia tests mail delivery drones

If you needed any further proof that drones can be mail couriers, you just got it. Australia Post has successfully field-tested a drone system that would deliver small packages, particularly time-sensitive goods like medication. It was only a closed test this time around, but the move clears a path …

Drone-Shooting is Now a Federal Crime, FAA Confirms

An anonymous reader writes: <i>At least 12 different drones have been shot from the sky in the United States, including drone shootings in Arkansas,</i> …

Drone usage is thriving in these three U.S. states

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Industry Insider subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Drone adoption has faced some hurdles in the U.S., but three states in particular are flourishing.<p>Nearly a third of all commercial drone permits in the U.S. have been granted …

Drones

Senate's FAA Bill Now Includes Drone Amendments

The Senate voted unanimously to adopt four drone-related amendments to S. 2658, which would re-authorize the Federal Aviation Administration through …

Drones

The Current State of Drone Regulations, FAA Rules, and What's Coming Soon for Aerial Videographers

It seems like at least once a week I find myself having a conversation with a filmmaker or photographer who is struggling to understand the current …

A Brief History of Autonomous Vehicle Technology | WIRED

SCROLL DOWN<p>The prospect of autonomous cars may still seem impossibly futuristic. Their coming debut will take our hands off the wheel and has …

850 airports sign up for a drone notification system

Pilots can automatically share their location from most popular consumer drones<p>As small drones have become increasingly commonplace, so have reports of close calls by airliners. A recent FAA report tallied the average at four sightings a day, a five-fold increase from the year before. To help …

Watch this amazing 18-rotor super-drone lift a guy into the sky

German copter company E-Volo still has its CEO. Not that engineers had any doubts about the safety of the Volocopter's recent first-ever manned flight, which the company's boss bravely piloted.<p>The extraordinary drone-helicopter hybrid is essentially a two-seat flying machine that gets off the …

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DJI's Phantom 4 is the iPhone of drones and so much fun to fly

If we all start flying drones it’ll be DJI’s fault.<p>The company’s new Phantom 4 drone is not only the best-looking drone of its class, it also puts an …

Review: The ProDrone BYRD

The public’s taste in drones is growing more sophisticated. The industry is improving so quickly that major new features are released every year, if not every few months.<p>If a company wants to sell to the increasingly savvy entry-level quadcopter space, it needs to build a drone that can do more …

Traffic backed up? Bridge out? More states deploying drones

BOSTON (AP) — That buzzing sound overhead may soon signal the arrival of the 21st-century version of a guy in a hardhat and bucket truck.<p>State …

USDOT

Stunning Drone Footage Of Salmon Migration

Here, watch footage of Alaska's Lake Iliamna as sockeye salmon make their way up river to spawn, and then ultimately die.

Google Hasn’t Given Up on Robots - MIT Technology Review

In 2014, Google went on a robot spending spree, buying a handful of companies working on various technologies to help robots see, walk, and grasp …

Area 6: America's Secret Drone Testing Ground?

What goes on in the middle of the Nevada desert isn't exactly clear.<p>The <i>Las Vegas Review-Journal</i> has a scoop on an unusual new government facility in the middle of the Nevada desert. Eighty miles northwest of Las Vegas, and just south of a landscape pockmarked by nuclear weapons explosions, is Area …

A New World Record: Fastest Ascent Made by a Drone

On October 17th, 2015, Dirk Brunner took his drone to a field in Munich to prove what he already knew: that his drone could ascend to a height of 100m faster than any other drone in the world.<p>At the field, Brunner met with a small group of doctors and professors studying drone flight who’d been …