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“Bugs” to Assist First Responders

“Bugs” to Assist First Responders

An original technology allows the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and insect cyborgs, or biobots, to map large and unsafe zones, like cities shortly after an earthquake. This combination of software and hardware has been developed by researchers at North Carolina State University. “The idea would be to release a swarm of sensor-equipped biobots […]

Coping With Traffic – in The Air

Coping With Traffic – in The Air

Gulls Flight Strategies to Help UAV Navigation?

Gulls Flight Strategies to Help UAV Navigation?

Researches looked at how gulls use the rising air generated by buildings to fly without flapping. They found that gulls actually alter their flight paths in certain wind conditions, to take advantage of updraughts occurring around a line of hotels. According to theconversation.com, gulls may be adopting an energy-saving strategy that provides increased flight control […]

The Future of Security, Robots?

The Future of Security, Robots?

WATCH: US Navy’s Rocket-Launched Drone Swarm

WATCH: US Navy’s Rocket-Launched Drone Swarm

The US Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) has developed an innovative batch of swarming drones and a new way to launch them. The rocket-like launcher can send out the swarm drones in quick succession, treat only for them to regroup and get into formation when already in the sky. In the video below, you […]

Direct Weather Forecasts for Drone Operators

Direct Weather Forecasts for Drone Operators

US Follows Islamic Terrorists’ Use of Explosive UAVs

US Follows Islamic Terrorists’ Use of Explosive UAVs

Pentagon to Counter Growing Drone Threat Posed by ISIS

Pentagon to Counter Growing Drone Threat Posed by ISIS

WATCH: Drone Launch From Underwater

WATCH: Drone Launch From Underwater

US Air Force Drone Crashes In California

US Air Force Drone Crashes In California

Airforce Technology reports that the mishap that occurred on 19 November on Rogers Dry Lakebed test range caused severe damage to the UAV but no injuries or property damage were reported. Edwards AFB said in a release that an accident investigation team has been established to ‘investigate what occurred, identify lessons learned and determine how […]

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