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Future Drones Smarter and Lethal

Special: Future Drones Smarter and Lethal, Stealthy

Special: Future Drones Smarter and Lethal, Stealthy The drones of tomorrow will be stealthier, faster, more computerized, equipped for electronic warfare, more lethal, more autonomous and, in some cases, able to deploy as swarming groups of mini-drones, according to the Air Force’s Chief Scientist. “The ISR (intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance) side will get a lot smarter. With the next generation, you will see…

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Medicine Delivering Cardboard Drone

Medicine Delivering Cardboard Drone

The Brilliant New Medicine Delivering Cardboard Drone WHEN MOST PEOPLE hear the word “drone” they either think of uncrewed military aircraft or those multi-rotor mini-copters that could one day deliver packages to your doorstep. But what if the package is the plane? That’s the idea behind the Aerial Platform Supporting Autonomous Resupply Actions drone, a cardboard glider that carries about two pounds of…

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UPS tests drone deliveries in Florida

UPS tests drone deliveries in Florida

UPS tests drone deliveries in Florida, with eye to cost cuts Package delivery company United Parcel Service tested home delivery by drone in Lithia, Florida, on Monday, the first step in what the company hopes will be a move toward more automated delivery. A drone launched from a UPS car roof, flew autonomously toward its destination, dropped a package and…

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DJI has crushed the consumer drone industry

How DJI has crushed the consumer drone industry, and the rivals that could still take flight

How DJI has crushed the consumer drone industry, and the rivals that could still take flight Chinese competitors and a potential IPO candidate brave treacherous market for consumer drones The consumer drone world is crashing. In September, California drone company 3D Robotics laid off 150 members of its staff. Two months later, GoPro Inc. GPRO, -0.86%  announced it would lay…

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Experimental NOX Drone Concept

Slovakian Designers Create Experimental ‘NOX’ Drone Concept for Racing Simulator. (Samuel Nicz and Slavomir Ozanik)

Experimental NOX Drone Concept for Racing Simulator Created By Slovakian Designers The young sport of drone racing is poised to get a whole lot crazier. A new concept design looks to give fans a first-person perspective in an upcoming racing simulator. Slovakian designers Samuel Nicz and Slavomir Ozanik teamed up to imagine the “NOX” quadcopter. Both Bratislava-based creatives have previously designed…

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DJI’s First Flagship Store

Visit DJI's First Flagship Store in Shenzhen, China

Roswell Flight Test Crew Visits DJI’s First Flagship Store in Shenzhen, China In this episode, the Roswell Flight Test Crew visits DJI’s first flagship store, located in the industrial city of Shenzhen on the South China Sea, where the company itself is based. Established in the bustling OCT Harbour shopping district, the 2,600- square- foot store brings together all of…

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Drone Dunk Plans

Behind The Scenes: How Aaron Gordon's Drone Dunk Plans Went Awry

Behind The Scenes: How Aaron Gordon’s Drone Dunk Plans Went Awry NEW ORLEANS – Two nights before Saturday’s Slam Dunk Contest, in a mostly empty Smoothie King Center crawling with overzealous security guards, Aaron Gordon tested his secret weapon. As NBA executive Kiki VanDeWeghe, former Dunk Contest champion Brent Barry and a small group of onlookers watched, the 21-year-old forward…

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Truendvi™ To DJI Phantom 4 Pro

SENTERA ADDS TRUENDVI™ TO DJI PHANTOM 4 PRO DRONE

Sentera Adds Truendvi™ To DJI Phantom 4 Pro Drone 2017 GROWING SEASON WILL SEE MOST ADVANCED CROP SCOUTING EVER Sentera today announced its ability to convert a DJI Phantom 4 Pro drone into a precision scouting tool that collects TrueNDVI™ crop health data, just in time for the 2017 growing season in the northern hemisphere. By integrating the ultra-lightweight, super-precise…

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Marines Test New Reconnaissance sUAS

US Marines Test New Reconnaissance sUAS

US Marines Test New Reconnaissance sUAS The U.S. Marine Corps has announced that it has tested the capabilities of a new drone known as the Instant Eye. The system was tested by a team of four Marines with Task Force Southwest at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C. Throughout Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, the armed services used unmanned aerial…

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Student Develops Plan Bee Drone

SCAD Student Develops Plan Bee Drone

SCAD Student Develops Plan Bee Drone One challenge in a design class may have changed the way the way farmers pollinate.  Anna Haldewang, an industrial design student at the Savannah College of Art and Design, was challenged to create a self-sustainable object that stimulates the growth of plants. Her first thought for the project was pollination, and after extensive research she set her sights…

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