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NASA Tech Kills Trespassing Drones

NASA Tech Kills Trespassing DronesNASA AMES

New NASA Tech Kills Trespassing Drones Without Even Touching Them Wired released an article discussing an intense new piece of technology from NASA. In the most nightmarish drone scenarios, one of the little whirlybirds flies into an airliner, or wanders into military airspace, or swoops down on the White House. At best, such things are mild annoyances. At worst, they pose a…

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Driving Drones Is The Future

Driving Drones Is The FutureLilium

Driving Drones Is The Future, So Forget About Flying Cars Flying car concepts have been around nearly as long as their earthbound cousins, but no one has yet made them a commercial success. MIT engineers think we’ve been coming at the problem from the wrong direction; rather than putting wings on cars, we should be helping drones to drive. The…

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Drones The Drive MIT

Drones The Drive MITMIT

Drones The Drive MIT The MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) research team identifies that robots (drones) that are good at one mode of transportation are usually bad at another. The problem is that robots that are good at one mode of transportation are usually bad at another. For example, airborne drones are fast and agile but have a limited battery…

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“Shaping Smarter Cities” Video Series

Shaping Smarter CitiesMouser Electronics

Mouser Electronics and Grant Imahara Launch “Shaping Smarter Cities” Video Series Mouser Electronics Inc. is teaming up with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara for the Shaping Smarter Cities project, the newest series in the successful Empowering Innovation Together™ program. The exciting series features five videos that showcase engineers and companies from around the world that are working to make cities more…

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Drones To Work Alongside Humans

Teaching Teams Of Drones To Work Alongside Humans and NatureTech Crunch

Teaching Teams Of Drones To Work Alongside Humans and Nature The Robust Reactive Systems Lab just might have the highest ceilings of any laboratory on the Carnegie Mellon campus. It’s big and drafty, and were it not for the rows of computer workstations dotting the room, it might easily be mistaken for an airplane hangar. The centerpiece is a scaffolding structure…

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McPherson resident capitalizing on UAV technology

McPherson resident capitalizing on UAV technologySaxon Remote Systems

From sea to sky: McPherson resident capitalizing on UAV technology From coffee to subsea technology, John Ferguson continues to bring assets to McPherson. For the past few years, he has been looking to the sky for inspiration and has brought airborne technology to the community, in the form of unmanned aerial vehicles. “I want to see this community do well,”…

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Drone Traffic Management Tests Take Off

NASA Drone Traffic Management Tests Take Off in RenoNASA

NASA Drone Traffic Management Tests Take Off in Reno NASA and its partners are in the midst of testing the next, more complex version of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) technologies with live, remotely-operated aircraft, or drones, at six different sites around the nation. The three-week campaign, known as Technology Capability Level 2 (TCL2) National Campaign, began…

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Lithium Metal Battery Prototype Boasts 3x Capacity

Battery Prototype Boasts 3x CapacityTour Group / Rice University

Lithium Metal Battery Prototype Boasts 3x Capacity of Lithium-Ions The high energy capacity of lithium-ion batteries has led to them powering everything from tiny mobile devices to huge trucks. But current lithium-ion battery technology is nearing its limits and the search is on for a better lithium battery. But one thing stands in the way: dendrites. If a new technology by…

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