Mine Kafon Drone – An airborne demining system to clear Land Mines around the world in 10 years

Every year landmines and other explosive hazards kill or injure thousands of people across the globe. In fact, the cost of removing landmines from the world is up to 50 times more than its production. Mine Kafon Drone works autonomously equipped with three separate interchangeable robotic extensions. This technology can be 20 times faster than … Continue reading “Mine Kafon Drone – An airborne demining system to clear Land Mines around the world in 10 years”

Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight supports consumer drones and robotics applications

Qualcomm has introduced Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight, a highly optimized 58x40mm board targeted specifically for consumer drones and robotics applications. Qualcomm Technologies also announced that Yuneec, a leading developer of consumer and professional drones with a long history of innovation in electric aviation, will be one of the first companies to embrace the Snapdragon Flight. Yuneec … Continue reading “Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight supports consumer drones and robotics applications”

DJI launches “Phantom 3 Standard,” a photography and video drone

DJI launches the most accessible flying camera (‘drone’) “Phantom 3 Standard”. It is designed specifically for first-time pilots. The DJI Phantom 3 Standard brings DJI’s signature attention to stability, flight, and imaging to make capturing aerial images easier and more accessible than ever before. “Based on the remarkable success of the DJI Phantom 3 Professional … Continue reading “DJI launches “Phantom 3 Standard,” a photography and video drone”

Hydrogen powered HYCOPTER can fly for 4 hours

HYCOPTER is the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell powered multi-rotor UAV. HYCOPTER is being readied for a record flight endurance of 4 hours, or 8 to 10 times the average flight duration of equivalent systems today. Unlike any other rotorcraft, HYCOPTER makes use of its frame structure to store energy in the form of hydrogen … Continue reading “Hydrogen powered HYCOPTER can fly for 4 hours”

PhoneDrone allows your smartphone to become an autonomous aerial camera

xCraft, an innovator of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs),has launched a Kickstarter campaign for PhoneDrone which allows anyone with a smartphone to enjoy their own personal flying robot. The smartphone is installed with flight planning software so that anyone can fly the PhoneDrone. The PhoneDrone can take pictures directly with your phone since the phone is … Continue reading “PhoneDrone allows your smartphone to become an autonomous aerial camera”