News tagged with unmanned craft

Lockheed Martin develops maple-seed-like drone

The seeds that drop from maple trees each fall, whirring softly to the ground like silent one-winged helicopters, are the inspiration for a new kind of flying machine that could be useful for military information-gathering.

Aug 15, 2011
4.3 / 5 (12) 39

Machines to compare notes online?

The best way for autonomous machines, networks and robots to improve in future will be for them to publish their own upgrade suggestions on the Internet. This transparent dialogue will help humans to both guide and trust ...

Jul 15, 2011
4.8 / 5 (5) 3 | with audio podcast