Dr. Brendan Englot on Making Marine Robotics More Autonomous

Sam Bartusek of Duro UAS recently spoke with Dr. Brendan Englot, researcher and assistant professor at Stevens Institute of Technology about his fascinating work in underwater robotics — his current lab develops software that makes...

Engineers at MIT are Miniaturizing the Brain of a Drone

In recent years, engineers have worked to shrink drone technology, building flying prototypes that are the size of a bumblebee and loaded with even tinier sensors and cameras. Thus far, they...
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New Drone on Mission to Plant 100,000 Trees a Day

One Australian engineer is enlisting technology to fight the battle against deforestation. Dr. Susan Graham has helped develop a pair of drones that can help mitigate some of the damage by...
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Google Successfully Tested its Drone Air Traffic Control System

If Amazon and Google have their way and quadcopters become commonplace as delivery vehicles, it could lead to some very busy skies. To manage this problem, a number of companies and...
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Flocks of coordinated drones capable from USC

Flying a single autonomous drone already has its challenges. Now multiply that by 25. That's what scientists at the University of Southern California (USC) are doing: creating "flocks" of coordinated drones...

First Look at Amazon’s New Delivery Drones

Amazon unveiled its new delivery drones at Austin’s South by Southwest (SXSW) conference. The people were able to look at two of the unmanned fliers.For the first time ever, Amazon's Prime Air...
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Monospinner: Designing The World’s Simplest Controllable Drone

The Monospinner, developed at the Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control at ETH Zurich, is the mechanically simplest, controllable, flying machine in existence. It has only one moving part (the rotating propeller),...
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TU Delft’s Biplane Helicopter “delftAcopter” Flies with a Single Propeller

Guest Post by TU Delft TV Researchers at TU Delft have developed a new hybrid drone that takes off like a helicopter before tilting 90 degrees and then continuing to fly like an...
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MIT Engineers Design “5 Day Flight” Disaster Support Drone

A team of MIT engineers has come up with a comparably low-cost UAV design that can hover for extended durations to provide wide-ranging communications support. The researchers designed, built, and tested a...
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These Drones Use Wi-Fi To See Through Walls

WiFi signals are everywhere these days. Unmanned aerial vehicles are expected to become a part of our near-future society. For this experiment Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara used two drones....