Airborne robot swarms are making complex moves (w/ video)
New algorithm lets drones monitor their own health during long package-delivery missions
In the near future, the package that you ordered online may be deposited at your doorstep by a drone: Last December, online retailer Amazon announced plans to explore drone-based delivery, suggesting that ...
Nature inspires drones of the future (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Researchers have been taking tips from nature to build the next generation of flying robots.
Quad Theatre: Cirque du Soleil's flying lampshades (w/ Video)
BaTboT is up for imitating smart bat maneuvers
Researchers mimic insect ocelli to build light sensor to control fly-sized drone
RQ-170 drone's ambush facts spilled by Iranian engineer
(PhysOrg.com) -- In the aftermath of the Iran capture of a US military drone earlier this month now come arguments over how Iran managed to pull it off. An Iranian engineers exclusive interview with The Christian Science Monitor has been published, which details how the Iranians captured the drone through ...
US Navy ready to deploy laser for first time
Some of the Navy's futuristic weapons sound like something out of "Star Wars," with lasers designed to shoot down aerial drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds.
Dutch scientists flap to the future with 'insect' drone
Dutch scientists have developed the world's smallest autonomous flapping drone, a dragonfly-like beast with 3-D vision that could revolutionise our experience of everything from pop concerts to farming.
US lags as commercial drones take off around globe (Update)
A small, four-rotor drone hovered over Washington Nationals baseball players for a few days during spring training in Florida last month, taking publicity photos impossible for a human photographer to capture. ...
Renault unveils Kwid concept car that comes with its own drone (w/ video)
Hovering drones adapted for photo lighting
(Phys.org) —A professional photographer doesn't just carry a camera. A typical shoot involves carefully arranged lighting, perhaps some assistants to move the light stands around. Complicated enough in ...
Personal drones launch in your skies
It's not a bird, not a plane. But it could be someone's personal drone coming to the skies near you.
Drones delivering pizza? Not such a far-fetched idea
If someday soon it's possible to have a hot pizza delivered to your door by a drone, it may be because of work now underway on the remote and sandy shores of the Texas Gulf Coast.