Tagged: drones

Watch the US Navy’s swarm of robotic boats take to the sea 0

Watch the US Navy’s swarm of robotic boats take to the sea

Fascinating and scary at the same time… http://o.aolcdn.com/hss/storage/midas/167981e7f376444a557a1393854e9475/200871839/us-navy-robot-boat-swarm.jpg Check the promo video and get marvelled. Check the rest at : http://www.engadget.com/2014/10/06/us-navy-robot-boat-swarm/

Drone racing in the woods evokes more than a few Star Wars memories 0

Drone racing in the woods evokes more than a few Star Wars memories

I think this is the coolest thing ever!!!! 🙂 France’s Airgonay club recently raced flying drones through a forest using a combination of cameras and wearable displays to immerse pilots in the action. Herve Pellarin, president...

Snakebot and quadcopter combo makes for a go-anywhere rescue drone 0

Snakebot and quadcopter combo makes for a go-anywhere rescue drone

A University of Pennsylvania Mod Lab team created a snake drone-quadcopter invention. Check this video. Rest of the news at the site. http://www.engadget.com/2014/09/26/snakebot-quadcopter-drone/

MIT’s underwater robot can sniff out contraband hidden underneath ships 0

MIT’s underwater robot can sniff out contraband hidden underneath ships

Designed by a couple of researchers at MIT, this underwater robot looks like an interesting project. It does remind me of that show “SeaQuest” from the 90’s where I dreamt one day it could...

Facebook confirms plans to bring the world online with fleet of solar-powered drones 0

Facebook confirms plans to bring the world online with fleet of solar-powered drones

Well… They sure have the money to chase crazy dreams, but then again, the only way to advance is to dream something utterly crazy and scifi and make it happen! http://www.theverge.com/2014/3/27/5555060/facebook-plans-to-bring-world-online-with-fleet-of-solar-powered-drones