Aerial Vehicle

Global Small Drones Market is Projected to Grow $10.04 Billion by 2020

Global Small Drones Market is Projected to Grow $10.04 Billion by 2020

The global small drones market is projected to grow from USD 5.80 Billion in 2015 to USD 10.04 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 11.6% during the forecast period. Factors such as rising demand for operational efficiency for surveillance and reconnaissance, and minimized human intervention in combat and other risky military operations and in […]

Ornithopter: Bat wings Inspired  Micro Aerial Vehicle (MAV)

Ornithopter: Bat wings Inspired Micro Aerial Vehicle (MAV)

Feb 23, 2016 @ 13:51 | Over the last few years, interest in Mini and micro aerial vehicles has greatly increased. UAVs have literally changed the way that humans look at the world, enabling users to probe parts of the globe in areas and under conditions that would otherwise prove too dangerous for manned flight. […]

Robotics Specialization Courses Open On Coursera

Robotics Specialization Courses Open On Coursera

Feb 16, 2016 @ 19:19 Coursera, an online learning platform, started Robotics Specialization Courses. Right now this consists of 5 paid courses ($29 per course) in robotics field. The Robotics Specialization is created by Penn University. About Robotics Specialization The Robotics Specialization introduces you to how robots sense and reason about the world they live, […]

KAIST Researchers Developed a Firefighter Drone That Flies and Crawls Up Walls

KAIST Researchers Developed a Firefighter Drone That Flies and Crawls Up Walls

21 January 2016 | KAIST | KAIST researchers developed a wall-climbing scout drone to fight fires in high-rises, finding the source of the fires and locating people trapped inside. The 1974 American disaster film Towering Inferno depicted well the earnest struggles of firefighters engaged in ending a fire at a 138-story skyscraper. To this day, […]

World’s First Jet-Powered, 3D Printed UAV

World’s First Jet-Powered, 3D Printed UAV

11 November 2015 | Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, today announced that it has teamed with Aurora Flight Sciences to deliver, what is believed to be, the largest, fastest, and most complex 3D printed UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) ever produced. Unveiled for the first time at this week’s Dubai Airshow (Stand 206), […]

Robotic Landing Gear Enables Helicopters to Take Off and Land Anywhere

Robotic Landing Gear Enables Helicopters to Take Off and Land Anywhere

15 September 2015 |  DARPA has conducted an experimental demonstration of Robotic Landing Gear system, automated folding legs radically adapt to angled, irregular and moving surfaces for takeoff and landing on all type of terrain. Helicopters are incredibly maneuverable in the air, but during landing and takeoff their traditional skid- and wheel-based landing gear requires stable, […]

Qualcomm Announces Reference Platform to Advance Consumer Drones

Qualcomm Announces Reference Platform to Advance Consumer Drones

10 September 2015 |  Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight Supports Small, Light Drones with Advanced Video and Image Capture, Communication and Navigation Features Qualcomm Incorporated today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., has introduced Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight, a highly optimized 58x40mm board targeted specifically for consumer drones and robotics applications. Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight is based on […]