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DARPA’s Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) Quadcopters Find their Way without Human Help

Phase 1 of DARPA’s Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program concluded recently following a series of obstacle-course flight tests in central Florida. Over four days, three teams of DARPA-supported researchers huddled under shade tents in the sweltering Florida sun, fine-tuning their sensor-laden ...

Drone STEM Summer Camp for Kids and Teens Launches in Cities Across the Country

Drobots Company, a national leader in providing kids and teens with interactive summer camp experiences, announced this week that it has initiated its rollout in 18 states and nearly 50 cities across the country. Drobots aims to revolutionize summer program offerings by combining technology, ...

Drones That Drive MIT CSAIL Team’s System Of Quadcopters That Fly And Drive

Being able to both walk and take flight is typical in nature - many birds, insects and other animals can do both. If we could program robots with similar versatility, it would open up many possibilities: picture machines that could fly into construction areas or disaster zones that aren’t near ...

MMC: The Major Drone Manufacturer Driving 3 Industry Trends

Chinese industrial drone manufacturer MMC has a view from the top of the drone industry. As it’s Shenzhen neighbor DJI has risen to market dominance in the recreational drone segment, MMC has achieved prominence in the commercial sector. With over 500% growth in the last few years, the company ...

Microdrones MD4-1000 UAV Added to Transport Canada’s List of Compliant Systems

Microdrones is excited to announce that their popular md4-1000 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has been added to Transport Canada's (TC) exclusive list of Compliant Unmanned Air Systems.One of only eight companies worldwide to earn this distinction, Microdrones' accomplishment benefits clients ...

Oscar Mayer Introduces The WienerDrone Ahead Of July 4th Celebration

What do sausages and drones have in common? Well, this upcoming weekend will certainly clear that up for the people of Weiner, Arkansas. To celebrate a positive change in direction with its hot dog products and to capitalize on marketing opportunities, Oscar Mayer is using a drone (among other ...

AOSSCI Presented The X-series Advanced UAS Solution At Paris Air Show

The International Paris Air show is one of the largest and most prestigious international aerospace exhibitions in the world. Sichuan AOSSCI Technology Co., Ltd, as the world's leading industry level of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) solution provider, was invited to participate in the 52nd ...

Sensofusion Partners With Nevada Institute For Autonomous Systems As Part Of NASA UTM

As NASA, working with the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) furthers its research to develop comprehensive airspace integration requirements for the FAA, counter UAS company Sensofusion announces its pivotal role in the effort. Sensofusion is engaging with NIAS and in turn NASA’s ...

Amazon’s Newest Patent The Prime Air ‘Drone Tower’ Would Look And Sound Like A Giant Beehive

Amazon has applied to  patent a multi-level beehive-like tower that would deploy and receive delivery drones.The patent was filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office and published on Thursday.In the patent, Amazon describes the tower as a "multi-level fulfillment center for unmanned ...

Tronics MEMS Gyro Sensors Available for Immediate Shipment Globally through Digi-Key

Tronics' highly advanced MEMS Gyro sensors and GYPRO®evaluation boards are available worldwide from Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, as the result of a new distribution agreement between the two companies."We are pleased to announce the expansion of our ...