Unmanned aerial Vehicle

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 […]

Drones That Can Stay Aloft For Five Days

Drones That Can Stay Aloft For Five Days

Jun 7, 2017 @ 07:40 | By Jennifer Chu | MIT News | MIT Engineers designs a new autonomous aircraft Drone that could provide communication support in disaster zones. In the event of a natural disaster that disrupts phone and Internet systems over a wide area, autonomous aircraft could potentially hover over affected regions, carrying communications payloads that […]

TU Delft Spin-Off Atmos UAV Presents Mapping Drone

TU Delft Spin-Off Atmos UAV Presents Mapping Drone

May 26, 2017 @ 21:22 | TU Delft spin-off Atmos UAV presented Marlyn, a hybrid mapping drone that combines the flexibility of a helicopter with the speed and range of a fixed-wing aircraft. This device can rapidly map large areas of ground for  companies working in such fields as fields construction, mining, agriculture and forestry. […]

Cinematography on the Fly

Cinematography on the Fly

May 18, 2017 @ 09:48 | By Larry Hardesty | CSAIL | MIT News |  System directs camera-equipped drones to maintain Cinematography of an aerial shot. In recent years, a host of Hollywood blockbusters — including “The Fast and the Furious 7,” “Jurassic World,” and “The Wolf of Wall Street” — have included aerial tracking shots provided […]

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 […]

Swarm Challenge Pushes the Boundaries of Autonomous Swarm Capabilities

Swarm Challenge Pushes the Boundaries of Autonomous Swarm Capabilities

May 13, 2017 @ 09:02| U.S. Naval Academy wins three-day tournament over U.S. Military Academy and U.S. Air Force Academy in experiment designed to develop innovative tactics for large groups of Autonomous Swarm Capabilities unmanned aerial vehicles. They came, they flew, they wildly exceeded expectations. More than 40 Cadets and Midshipmen from the U.S. Military […]

Intel Takes Flight Falcon 8+ with New Capabilities and Solutions

Intel Takes Flight Falcon 8+ with New Capabilities and Solutions

May 11, 2017 @ 18:54| Intel has developed a new commercial drone, Falcon 8+,  an advanced unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).  It delivers the best performance and weight-to-payload ratio on the market, the highest stability in harsh conditions, and best-in-class safety. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich took the stage to deliver the show’s opening keynote, sharing the […]

Record Set For Longest Drone Urban Package Delivery In The U.S.

Record Set For Longest Drone Urban Package Delivery In The U.S.

May 11, 2017 @ 05:46| Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (Team Roadrunner) set the Longest Drone which record flying a fixed-wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) over 97 miles to Austin, Texas using cellular connectivity. Launched from a central Texas urban location, the UAV flew a preplanned route through the National Airspace System (NAS) using a combination of […]