Natural interaction with flying robots via Kinect

Moving ever closer to control of autonomous platforms using gesture based commands an excellent piece of video from The Flying Machine Arena at the Institute...

GRASP Lab multicopter outakes.

Proving its all not quite as simple as it looks, well done to the team for releasing this! The General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception...

Moller International Files for Experimental Airworthiness Certification for M400 Skycar

  Moller International, Inc. (OTC-QB: MLER), the developer of the Skycar® aircraft, the Rotapower® line of rotary engines and the Aerobot® line of Unmanned Aerial...

Android release for AR.Drone July 10th

Patrick Egan learnt at Paris 2011 today that the popular iphone controlled device is to support Android from July 10th We actually think he was...

Datron Scout – Empire Challenge 2011 Success

Datron Scout Showcased “Hover and Grab” Landing, 10X Optical Zoom Camera, and 2.4 kilometer (1.5 mile) Mission Reach in a Harsh Environment San Diego, CA...

California Film Commission, just say no to sUAS

Production Alert: California Film Commission Permit Policy on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) After a thorough investigation researching Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) policies and advisories regarding the commercial use...

Phoenix50-H, Multi Sensing Mini-Copter

A multi-sensor, remote-controlled mini-helicopter capable of multi-detection functions has been launched by TiaLinx Inc. of California. The Phoenix50-H mini-unmanned aerial vehicle can be programmed to...

Human powered helicopter flight fails, will try again today.

Not unmanned, but no doubt there will be technology transfer, especially from the teams innovative construction techniques. Students from the University Of Maryland attempting yesterday...

UMD Human Powered Multicopter Ready for Test Flight

WASHINGTON: University of Maryland students are all set to make history this Wednesday by test-flying their human-powered helicopter for the first time. With hopes of...

Swarming quads from the GRASP lab.

More  video from the GRASP lab. This time of coordinated follow my leader flight. Its time to set them free chaps.  Working well indoors...