Facebooks Drone Team Is Collaborating with Google's Balloon Project

Posted in Online on 8th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

The companies are collaborating on efforts to use balloons and drone aircraft to expand internet access unconnected four billion people.

Bee brain simulation used to pilot a drone

Posted in Software on 15th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

The aim of the project is to completely reproduce a bee's brain in digital form, allowing at some point, a flying robot to function as the real thing with onlookers none the wiser.

Brain-controlled drone shown off in Lisbon

Posted in Hardware on 26th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

Technology that allows a drone to be piloted from the ground using only a person's brainwaves has been demonstrated in Portugal.

Should we use helicopter drones to fly across Mars?

Posted in Hardware on 25th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

A concept for an unmanned helicopter to fly through the skies of Mars.

The Military Wants Smarter Insect Spy Drones

Posted in Hardware on 25th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Urban disaster relief is an 'obvious' application for tiny, self-guided insect robots.