Tag Archives: Drone

10Jul/17

Vision algorithms teaching drones to ‘see’

Swiss-based scientists are developing computer vision algorithms to help drones ‘see’ and understand their environment. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading

12Apr/16
Eye in the Sky

Helen Mirren attends Eye In The Sky premiere

Helen Mirren attends ‘Eye In The Sky’ premiere and discusses drone warfare.

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08Jan/16
the Ehang 184

World’s first passenger drone unveiled at CES

Chinese tech company Ehang unveils the world’s first autonomous passenger drone at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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04Nov/15

Algorithm helps drone avoid crashes

A US-based student has developed an algorithm that helps drones fly through trees at 30 miles per hour without crashing.

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18Oct/15

Israeli engineer designs grounded drone delivery service

Israeli industrial engineer designs an earthbound parcel delivery drone that recognises recipients from social media sites.
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31Aug/15

Boeing tests laser cannon to combat drones

Boeing tests a new compact laser weapon designed to incinerate aerial drones in seconds from hundreds of meters away.

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15Jun/15

EasyJet to use automated drones for aircraft inspection

Budget airline easyJet is testing automated drones to perform safety inspections of grounded aircraft. The drones scan the aircraft for signs of damage following incidents such as lightning or bird strike, and quickly identify any issues, so the amount of time the planes are out of action is substantially reduced.

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27Apr/15

Oxford-based start-up to use drones to plant one billion trees a year

UK (Next Media) – Oxford-based start-up Biocarbon Engineering is planning to fight industrial deforestation by planting 1 billion trees a year using drones.
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27Apr/15

Pilots fly drones using mind over matter

PORTO ALTO / LISBON, PORTUGAL (REUTERS / BRAINFLIGHT PROJECT) – An impressive example of mind control – a drone in the air, flown using the power of human thought.
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