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An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or drone is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard. Components required for its design depending on type. There are different types of drones depending on technology and application. Applications include civil, commercial and...
Quadcopters are becoming more widespread because they are incredibly stable, fast and fun to fly. Newer technologies have allowed development of smaller and cheaper quads with vast capabilities. While a quadcopter can provide endless fun of flying an RC...
Drones are everywhere. Weddings, trips to the beach, riots; all of these events are being captured from an angle that was previously only accessible to big-budget Hollywood productions. While drones are not by any means a new technology, the category...
In this video, the author hacked The (Tiny) Cx-10 Drone and made it into into a Syma X5SW bigger sized drone. Courtesy: Kedar Nimbalkar
When I started work on this story at the close of 2015, the USA’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was voicing serious concerns about the number of drones expected to be bought by people during the 2015 Christmas sales. Ranging...
Drone that can catch another by firing a net at it Engineers from Human-Interactive Robotics Lab (HIRoLab) at Michigan Technological University have filed a patent for a prototype for a drone-catching system that fires a net to take other unwanted...
First shown at CES 2016, Etos is a BMW i8 with an auto-pilot and a drone onboard. Frank M. Rinderknecht, boss of the Swiss creative think-tank Rinspeed, intends to use the UFO-esque drone on board Etos for performing services...
In this article, Vinay Thapliyal, Technical Marketing Manager - India, Microcontrollers Division, STMicroelectronics explains Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAVs), more commonly referred to as Drones. Sensing A drone needs motion sensors such as: Accelerometers Gyroscopes Compasses These sensors are needed to navigate and accurately...