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Drones to help mankind colonise Mars

Drones to help mankind colonise Mars

Using the Martian cavities to house colonisers’ first bases is one of the most popular concepts today. This is where drones come into play to help mapping the intricate alien mazes on the far-off planet.
UDrone:  the quadcopter you control with your mind

UDrone: the quadcopter you control with your mind

It’s a new century, which means a brand-new vision for everything. UDrone is a startup that aims to rethink the way we control autonomous aircraft.
Leonardo: A bird-like robot

Leonardo: A bird-like robot

Leonardo is a case when wildlife inspired robotics. We wrote about an insect robot in one of our previous materials but this time, we will talk about a bird robot. Birds have quite delicate and gangly legs....

General Atomics to Teach UK Drones to Prevent Collisions

The American company will equip the United Kingdom’s aircraft with state-of-the-art electronics expanding the scope of their use for military and civilian purposes.\n

SPRY: amphibian drone is able to fly and swim under water

SwellPro together with Urban Drones has released a waterproof drone SPRY, which can fly as well as swimming under water. Externally the quadcopter is similar to other devices of its class, but the camera and...

Opener has released its BlackFly multi-copter

The Canadian startup company, Opener, has released a single seat multi-copter called BlackFly. It was designed for vertical take-off and landing (VTOL). One of the key features of the new vehicle is its ease...

UVL Robotics has attracted $300,000 for the production of drones

The Russian startup, UVL Robotics, is one of the graduates of the accelerator for industrial start-ups HSE {100K}, which was organized by the Higher School of Economics in conjunction with the Phystech...

Samsung receives a patent for a “flying display” controlled by eye movements

Samsung continues to come up with unusual solutions for displays. The latest Galaxy models with curved sides of the screens have left few people surprised. At a closed show during the CES-2018 exhibition, the...

Skydio quadcopter won’t get lost in the forest

Modern drone for aero surveillance are very good in open field but the majority of them do not navigate good in case of any obstacles like tree branches. For safety reasons manufacturers often limit the...

PITTA – A multifunctional modular camera-drone

The startup Eyedea Inc. has created an interesting gadget, PITTA, which combines the capabilities of drones, action cameras, and streaming cameras by using a modular system. The developers of PITTA have...

Facebook and Airbus are to develop internet drones together

Both Facebook and Airbus have own projects on internet drones development. Now the companies decided to unite in order to simplify the launch of high-altitude pseudosatellites. The concept of “the flying...

Did you order drone? Here it comes!

What associations do you have with drones? Should it be an interesting toy with remote control? Or do you imagine great videos recorded from the height of the bird? Or maybe you dream that a good you ordered...