Alphabet is working on an air traffic control system before delivery drones become ubiquitous. The team behind Project Wing, Alphabet’s drone delivery project, recently took part in some nationwide tests with NASA and the FAA to explore ways of managing large numbers of unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Partnering with Virginia
The update is compatible with Lego, Sphero, and Parrot products.
Last year Apple launched Swift Playgrounds, a project to teach coding in a fun and easy manner that kids would enjoy. Swift Playgrounds teaches computer programming through a nifty iPad app. The interface is similar to sites like Codecademy, but it’s more colorful and visually entertaining, making it perfect for kids.
Most drones are hefty to haul around and especially cumbersome when all you’re trying to do is take a selfie. A selfie stick is okay, but that has its limitations. What you ought to try is a portable drone. These easy-to-lug-around drones have largely been introduced to the market in the
Drones are hefty to haul around, especially when all you’re trying to do is snap a selfie. A selfie stick is alright, but you’re really limiting yourself. What you ought to try is the Dobby drone from Zerotech. This portable quadcopter folds up, fits in your pocket, and captures photos
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Drone makers are racing to shrink their units down for maximum portability and usability. Last year, a handful of companies brought to market portable, pocket-sized drones built for on-the-go use, and DJI unveiled one of the smallest, most high-quality drones on the market, the Mavic Pro. Spark, DJI’s newest drone,
You don’t have to register your personal drone with the Federal Aviation Administration, according to a federal court in Washington, D.C. The decision comes after John Taylor, a model aircraft hobbyist, won a lawsuit against the FAA’s drone registration requirement. The registration system, which went into full effect for consumers
California-based Mayfield Robotics first unveiled its adorable Kuri robot earlier this year at CES. The startup, backed by Bosch, has made some tremendous progress on bringing its home robot to life, including the ability to automatically recharge. Fresh out of the robot shop is Kuri’s ability to charge itself. This is
Drone maker DJI is holding an invite-only event in New York City on May 24. The details are scarce but it’s centered around the vague tagline “seize the moment.” In April, rumors of a new drone, Spark, surfaced on Chinese forums. DJI’s recent trademarks filings back up the claim, and if true, Spark