We’re excited to share Prime Air – something the team has been working on in our next generation R&D lab. The goal of this new delivery system is to get packages into customers’ hands in 30 minutes or less using unmanned aerial vehicles. Putting Prime Air into commercial use will take some number of years […]
In a robot lab at TEDGlobal, Raffaello D’Andrea demos his flying quadcopters: robots that think like athletes, solving physical problems with algorithms that help them learn. In a series of nifty demos, D’Andrea show drones that play catch, balance and make decisions together — and watch out for an I-want-this-now demo of Kinect-controlled quads. TEDTalks […]
Air Force Bugbots Nano Drone video gives a peak inside what nano-drone technology the Federal Government is currently implementing within the united states more than a scary thought or sci-fi movie, they have arrived. The deadly, insect-sized drones of the future – Unobtrusive, Invasive, and Lethal are here as depicted in this old video The […]
From military weapons expos in Jordan to idyllic SoCal beaches, we caught up with some of those who are building and selling unmanned aerial vehicles all over the world, and even convinced a few companies to let us take their flying spy robots for a spin. Originally aired on Motherboard.vice.com Like Motherboard on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/motherboardtv […]
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USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) — The Navy’s X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator (UCAS-D) has begun touch and go landing operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) May 17 2013. For UCAS-D, this represents the most significant technology maturation of the program. Ship relative navigation and precision touchdown […]
Rise of the Machines: As war winds down in Afghanistan, the drone industry is turning its focus to civilian applications For downloads and more information visit: http://journeyman.tv/64311/short-films/rise-of-the-machines.html Most people see drones as a controversial weapon prowling over foreign battlegrounds. But as America’s military campaigns wind down, these machines are coming home and set to change […]
Project Wing is a Google[x] project that is developing a delivery system that uses self-flying vehicles. As part of our research, we built a vehicle and traveled to Queensland, Australia for some test flights. There, we successfully delivered a first aid kit, candy bars, dog treats, and water to a couple of Australian farmers. We’re […]
The Navy’s unmanned and autonomous X-47B continues to hit new milestones. Less than a week after completing its first catapult launch from a carrier deck last Tuesday the Unmanned Combat Aerials System (UCAS) executed its first touch and go landings–that’s when an aircraft touches down like it’s landing but then accelerates and takes off again–aboard […]
Falkor System’s Sameer Parekh’s shows Popular Science an early Pet AR.Drone prototype. The robot uses artificial intelligence algorithms to track a person, follow him or her around from a safe distance, and record video of the journey.
Watch the AscTec Firefly* drone, with an onboard Intel RealSense 3D camera, navigate through a heavily wooded forest in the above video. * Other names and brands may be claimed as the property of others. The Intel® RealSense™ camera fits remarkable technology into a small package. There are three cameras that act like one—a 1080p […]
https://twitter.com/alexcornell http://www.alexcornell.com/ GoPro, DJI Phantom, After Effects, Premier, Logic Our Drone Future explores the technology, capability, and purpose of drones, as their presence becomes an increasingly pervasive reality in the skies of tomorrow. In the near future, cities use semi-autonomous drones for urban security. Human officers monitor drone feeds remotely, and data reports are displayed […]
Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News The US military has been experimenting with the use of drones for almost a century, but it’s only recently that technological advances have made unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) a game changer in warfare. Today, at least 79 countries field drones; 23 of those countries arm them. Earlier this year, […]
JPL engineers are working on a small helicopter that could ‘scout’ a trail for future Mars rovers, but getting a chopper that could fly in the Martian atmosphere is tricky. Episode 2 of Crazy Engineering.
Alibaba Group’s Taobao Marketplace shopping website partnered with China logistics company YTO Express in a one-off trial of drone technology, delivering ginger tea packets to 450 customers in Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou over a three-day period starting Feb. 4, 2015.
A brain-controlled drone is featured as the BBC watches/films. A drone specialist in Portugal demonstrates a flight controlled by human brainwaves, and suggests a future of large-scale unmanned flying. A company by the name of Tekever is behind developing this technology which they say in the short term could be used to help people with […]
Watch the above video for a look at the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter operating from the USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) during its first shipboard flight Dec. 16 , 2014 off the coast of Virginia. The new, larger Fire Scout conducted a series of flight events during the five-day underway period to prepare for […]
Skydio is a venture-backed startup building the intelligent navigation solution for drones. In January 2015 Skydio launched and closed $3 million seed funding led by Andreessen Horowitz with Accel Partners participating. Learn more According to the Skydio website, “We are a team of experts in computer vision, robotics, and consumer electronics from places like MIT, Stanford, Google, […]
When you hear the word drone you may immediately think of bombs being dropped in the Middle East or the surveillance of citizens here in the United States, but engineers and aviation geeks have wondered for decades if unmanned flight might solve a few of our world’s problems or just make our lives a little […]
The military’s newest drone is a hybrid “heli-truck.” Called the Black Knight Transformer, the drone is capable of carrying more than 4,000 pounds in payload, is able to travel over land on truck wheels, and comes with an attachable boat hull. RT’s Lindsay France takes a look at the new vehicle. Find RT America in […]
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Another delivery drone will hit the skies–this time it’s Deutsche Post DHL’s parcelcopter. On Wednesday, DHL said it will start using an unmanned aircraft to carry medicine to the small German island of Juist. Photo: DHL Subscribe to the WSJ channel here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy Visit the WSJ channel for more video: https://www.youtube.com/wsjdigitalnetwork More from the Wall […]
Order Yours at: igg.me/at/plexidrone DreamQii Introduces the PlexiDrone, an ultra-portable camera robot small enough to fit in a lunch box, but power enough to take up your favorite camera. Completely unobstructed 360 degree field of view, and you can swarm them together to capture life from every angle.
Each year nearly a million people in Europe suffer from a cardiac arrest. A mere 8% survives due to slow response times of emergency services. The ambulance-drone is capable of saving lives with an integrated defibrillator. The goal is to improve existing emergency infrastructure with a network of drones. According to the video post, this […]