Lightweight Hydrogen-Producing Pellets Power Drones

Lightweight Hydrogen-Producing Pellets Power Drones

At first glance, hydrogen fuel cells sound like a great power source for fixed-wing drones making long flights – they have much longer run times than batteries, and they emit no emissions other than water vapor. Unfortunately, the hydrogen typically has to be stored in large heavy pressurized tanks. Last month, however, a Raptor E1 electric drone made a successful test flight running on a unique new system that’s actually […]

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Xiaomi rumored to unveil its own drone priced at just 699 RMB at Mi 5 launch event later this month

Xiaomi rumored to unveil its own drone priced at just 699 RMB at Mi 5 launch event later this month

If we are to believe all the whispering going on in the China tech world right now, Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi is ready to launch its very own and very reasonably-priced drone. On February 24th, the company will hold its launch event for the Xiaomi Mi 5. Speculation is that it may also be the perfect time to unveil the long-rumored Mi Drone , expected to cost only 699 yuan. […]

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Robots and Drones Dance

Robots and Drones Dance

Hours-long entertainment shows are a staple of the new year in many East Asian countries, but none is greater than Chinese Central Television’s lunar new year gala. The TV spectacular, which is said to be watched by 700 million people, featured scores of the country’s best-known singers but they all risked being upstaged by robots as the Year of the Monkey was ushered in. A crew of 540 humanoid robots […]

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