Mdx students to fly the flag at international “Drone Olympics”

From the Middlesex University website A team of students from Middlesex University will take on some of the world’s top engineers after making the final of...

April 1st is coming, Tacocopter

Order your taco via smart phone and a flying robot whisks it to your door. A very clever viral marketing trick or April? We wonder...

Autonomous, Roaming Swarm Creates Temporary Local Wi-Fi Network

The Electronic Countermeasures project is essentially an autonomous, roaming Internet swarm, constructed from repurposed UAS. The project is lead by Liam Young of think tank...

UAS demonstration at Singapore ETH Inauguration

Interesting that ETH used a Falcon 8 from Asctec for their demo. Swiss Federal Councillor and Head of the Swiss Federal Department of Home Affairs,...

Aeryon Scout Micro-UAV Provides Aerial Perspective for Ship-Based Wildlife Research Project in Bering Sea

On perilous waters made famous by Discovery Channel’s hit show ‘Deadliest Catch’, the Aeryon Scout is helping researchers monitor sea lions on Alaska’s remote...

Avian-Inspired Graspers

Another entrant for UASGotTalent (tm), (see UGT) our new section invented by @RAeSTimR from the twittosphere Interesting work from the Telerobotics Lab in the Department of Mechanical...

Double O Drone, GRASP Lab plays Bond

Quadrotors designed and built at the University of Pennsylvania perform the James Bond Theme by playing various instruments including the keyboard, drums and maracas,...

Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 to land in May, pre orders March 1st.

The latest press release from Parrot reveals that the new version of the popular multirotor will not only sport an HD camera but some...

How unmanned aircraft systems help with construction projects

Never mind the fact that unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), the Aeryon Scout, has nosed out the lair of Central American drug dealers, assisted Libyan...

Eye in sky filming our rubbish shame

BY MILES KEMP News.com.au AUSTRALIA'S beaches are being filmed like never before and the pictures do not make pretty viewing. Armed with a remote-controlled helicopter nicknamed...