Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what they believe are ceremonial pits and other features at the site of an ancient village in New Mexico.
Graffiti artist Katsu recently debuted a series of paintings made with a spray-paint-wielding drone.
Hex’s tiny Airbot drone first turned heads earlier this year at China-based hardware acceleratorHaxlr8r’s second demo day, and now the team behind it is finally pushing to bring the inexpensive flier to market by way of a recent-launched Kickstarter campaign.
On August 13, 2013, a programmable flying robot called Spiri was launched by a Canadian start up called Pleiades via yet another Kickstarter campaign.
Navy expects significant open source benefits like reduced development and integration time and costs
In building drones that kill people, the US has a couple-decade head start on China. But when it comes to domestic uses, US businesses are hamstrung because the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) isn’t required to issue commercial drone rules until 2015. In the meantime, one of China’s biggest delivery companies is tinkering with using drones—with Chinese government permission.
Archaeologists are finding more ancient cities and lost human settlements than ever before.
The world’s largest unmanned systems exhibition just wrapped up in Washington, D.C.
A company has built a prototype solar-powered drone, the Puma AE, that is capable of flying non-stop for more than nine hours.