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Manned drone racing: get ready for it

There has been an exponential growth in drones since they have become affordable for the mass market. Their use as an additional digital camera to complement, from a completely different perspective, the one in the smartphone has created a killer application.  Including commercial drones and industry drones the 2020 market …

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Morphing a drone into a hummingbird

The news is not a recent one, goes back to 2019 and in technology one year is quite a long time, but what it makes it relevant today is its application in real life. Researchers at Purdue University, probably fascinated by the amazing capabilities of hummingbirds to hover with an …

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Drones took to the skys. Where are they going? – VI

We have already had 5 drone generations (not considering military drones) with the 6th in the deployment and the 7th in the making: Basic Remote Control Fixed camera, low res video recording and digital images, manual control Assisted piloting (obstacle avoidance), 2 axes gimbal camera mounting, HD recording Autopilot mode, …

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A sort of symbiotic autonomous system…

Every week a new drone is announced and although most of them look alike (at least to my untrained eye) a clear trend seems to emerge: they are getting easier and easier to interact with. DJI has announced, and it is ready for order, SPARK, the smallest drone in their …

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