WASHINGTON — Thousands of unmanned aircraft systems – commonly known as drones – could be…
A FRENCH postgraduate student has completed seven months research at Harper Adams University developing an unmanned aircraft for use…Continue
By David Szondy
The arrest of one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was carried out, in part, with the help of a remote controlled robot. Such an operation highlights the growing uses of unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) in…Continue
Building your first quadcopter is almost a rite of passage for anyone interested in DIY drones these days. The availability…Continue
A clique of 25 vineyard owners and farmers, always looking for ways to economize, had gathered on a Wednesday in November at an experimental winery owned by the University of California (Davis). There, at 11 a.m., they watched an unmanned helicopter called RMax lift off from a small grassy field. It…Continue
In the Cub Scout outlaw pinewood derby, anything goes as long as the car fits on the track.
Frankencar is an Arduino-controlled, 400-Watt torque monster that smokes the competition. It was pieced together using VEX Robotics…Continue
The video above is a great example of the sort of action you’ll see at RoboGames. Tomorrow kicks off the 10th year of the event, a three-day extravaganza of robots…Continue
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This weekend in over 75 cities, NASA is hosting the Space Apps Challenge. Citizens from around the world will collaborate to tackle challenges relevant to improving life on Earth and the exploration of space.
Hello, I am Frank Magazu. I am 16 years old and go to school in Pasco, Florida. I make robots with the Arduino and got interviewed by my school district. Here is a video of me. Thanks for helping me become proficient at robotics as well as electronics and programing in…
Don’t be surprised if you hear a buzzing sound in the hallways of South Hall this semester; it’s the sound of the future, in the form of small student-piloted unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones.
This semester, a small team of School of Information students is experimenting with…Continue
It’s remarkable how the MIT Hobby Shop presages aspects of the hackerspace movement…
In the 1937-38 academic year, Vannevar Bush, then Vice…
by Dan White
Imagine if a ScanEagle had been available during Katrina. It could permit the clever separation of Search from Rescue. It…Continue
Since humans are responsible for much of the damage to coral reefs, it makes sense that we should try and help repair them. That’s exactly…Continue
Another use the FAA did not see coming.
WHITEVILLE — It is well past 8 p.m. on a Thursday, and engineers James Palmer and Cy…Continue
Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the U.S. Geological Survey will work together to evaluate whether a small unmanned aircraft can save state…Continue
3D Robotics is the leading open source unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology company. We design and manufacture autopilot electronics and autonomous ready-to-fly aerial vehicles, including…