Aerial robotics

X-Ray Eyes in The Sky: 3D Through-Wall Imaging With Drones and Wifi

X-Ray Eyes in The Sky: 3D Through-Wall Imaging With Drones and Wifi

By Sonia Fernandez |Jun 20, 2017 @ 05:38 | University of California, Santa Barbara researchers have proposed a new method for 3D through-wall imaging that utilizes drones and WiFi. Researchers at UC Santa Barbara professor Yasamin Mostofi’s lab have given the first demonstration of three-dimensional imaging of objects through walls using ordinary wireless signal. The […]

Unmanned  Aircraft Traffic Management

Unmanned Aircraft Traffic Management

Jun 9, 2017 @ 14:03 | Two unmanned aircraft, designed and flown by Project Wing, travel on nearby flight paths thanks to traffic-management software that allows them to share airspace safely. These flights in Blacksburg were part of a national NASA campaign to research unmanned traffic management; the Virginia Tech Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership was one […]

U Of T Team Wins National Drone Competition By Scouring For Bird Nests of Geese

U Of T Team Wins National Drone Competition By Scouring For Bird Nests of Geese

May 16, 2017 @ 07:56 | The University of Toronto Aerospace Team’s (UTAT) UAV Division designed a two-drone system capable of meeting this year’s challenge: to survey and locate nests of geese in the remote Canadian wilderness. Building drones to locate the nests of three different types of Canada geese – that’s what a U […]

Pulse Aerospace Announces Radius 65(tm) and Vapor 15(tm)

Pulse Aerospace Announces Radius 65(tm) and Vapor 15(tm)

May 10, 2017 @ 10:00| Pulse Aerospace has announced the release of two new rotorcraft UAS, the petroleum powered Radius 65TM  and electric Vapor 15TM. May 9, 2017, Lawrence, KS –Pulse Aerospace, the premier developer of helicopter Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) platforms in the United States, has publicly announced the release of two new rotorcraft UAS, the […]

World’s First Spherical Drone Display

World’s First Spherical Drone Display

Apr 26, 2017 @ 13:11| NTT DOCOMO has developed a spherical drone display – an unmanned aerial vehicle that displays LED images on an omnidirectional spherical screen while in flight. TOKYO, JAPAN, April 17, 2017 — NTT DOCOMO, INC., in a continuing quest to create innovative new business, has developed a spherical drone display – […]

Swarms of Autonomous Aerial Vehicles Test New Dogfighting Skills

Swarms of Autonomous Aerial Vehicles Test New Dogfighting Skills

By John Toon| Apr 24, 2017 @ 17:40|  Researchers from the Georgia Tech and Naval Postgraduate School pitted two swarms of autonomous aircraft against one another over a military test facility. Aerial dogfighting began more than a century ago in the skies over Europe with propeller-driven fighter aircraft carried aloft on wings of fabric and wood. […]

Design Your Own Custom Drone

Design Your Own Custom Drone

Dec 5, 2016 @ 19:38 | By Adam Conner-Simons | CSAIL | MIT News CSAIL system lets users design and fabricate drones with a wide range of shapes and structures. This fall’s new Federal Aviation Administration regulations have made drone flight easier than ever for both companies and consumers. But what if the drones out on […]