Drones Will Deliver Your Pizza And Much Much More

Drones Will Deliver Your Pizza And Much Much More

Drones will deliver your pizza in the future. That was one of the tastiest takeaways from TechCrunch writer Frederic Lardinois ‘ interview with Helen Greiner , the founder of drone maker CyPhy Works , at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco today. Ok, drones delivering pizza, or any other kind of goods, isn’t necessary a new concept — Amazon is among the many testing autonomous delivery vehicles — but Greiner, who graduated […]

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Feds approve 1500 drone flights

Feds approve 1500 drone flights

Feds approve 1500 drone flights The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved more than 1,500 applications for nonmilitary drone flights. The agency has approved 1,546 exemptions under a section of federal law that allows the Transportation Department to wave requirements for FAA approval for drone flights that are operated outside of restricted airspace and below 200 feet. The FAA has said the exemptions are part of a “continuing effort to […]

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Drones set to take off over farm fields

Drones set to take off over farm fields

A drone flown by Zach Fiene, co-founder of DMZ Aerial, an aerial drone company that does agriculture work, files at a test plot called the Premier Insight Plot in Mazomanie. – Image credit: Mike De Sisti Source: Rick Barrett via JSonline.com Operating a small aerial drone over hundreds of acres of corn, Zach Fiene can receive detailed pictures of the crop on his iPad. From the images, or a live […]

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The end is nigh: Robots and drones are working together

The end is nigh: Robots and drones are working together

BY OUR POWERS COMBINED, QZ.com The robot uprising seems to be closer every day. Scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich have built a robot dog that has a built-in pet drone it can deploy from its back Popular Mechanics reports. Last week, researchers from ETH Zurich showed off a team of drones that could work together to build a bridge , without any human interaction. Now, […]

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The full moon effect: Chinese seniors attack drone bearing mooncake vouchers

The full moon effect: Chinese seniors attack drone bearing mooncake vouchers

The full moon effect: Chinese seniors attack drone bearing mooncake vouchers Cnet.com In an attempt to woo his girlfriend, a Chinese man sent her a drone carrying vouchers for a popular Chinese delicacy. Unfortunately, his plan backfired when a group of senior women spotted the UAV. In July, Uber tried to win customers in Singapore by using drones to deliver ice cream to its users . This week, a man […]

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