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Bionic Bird: A flying bird-shaped drone controlled with your smartphone

November 20th, 2014 at 4:49 pm » Comments Off

Bionic Bird Bionic Bird isn’t a bird or a plane. Bionic Bird is a bird-shaped drone. This new mechanical bird, due to land this December, will be app controlled, using a Bluetooth 4.0 link to support 100 meters of remote controlled flight from your smartphone or tablet. (Videos)    



101 Endangered Jobs by 2030

November 7th, 2014 at 10:30 am » Comments Off

Futurist Thomas Frey: Business owners today are actively deciding whether their next hire should be a person or a machine. After all, machines can work in the dark and don’t come with decades of HR case law requiring time off for holidays, personal illness, excessive overtime, chronic stress or anxiety.  



College libraries are lending out some surprising gadgets

November 6th, 2014 at 3:30 pm » Comments Off

Florida university library lends drones to students. Justin Ellis  is an instructional-technology associate at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s library. He thinks of himself as the gadget guy. He manages a program at the library that lets students and professors check out a growing catalog of computers, cameras, and other electronics—a selection more akin to […]



U.S. Navy develops robot boats that can swarm enemy forces

October 13th, 2014 at 1:23 pm » Comments Off

The swarm detects the enemy vessel with radar and infrared sensors. The U.S. Navy has been testing a large-scale swarm of autonomous boats designed to overwhelm enemies according to reports from Jeremy Hsu. In the test, a large ship that the Navy sometimes calls a high-value unit, HVU, is making its way down the river’s thalweg, escorted by […]



Facebook’s solar-powered internet delivering drones could be in use by 2018

October 1st, 2014 at 10:50 am » Comments Off

Facebook internet delivery drone. Facebook is pushing toward thousands of solar-powered internet delivering drones.  They will have the wingspan of a jumbo jet and fly at 17 mile height. The semi-autonomous drones will be the size of jumbo jets which will fly 17 miles above the Earth to provide wireless internet access to the four […]



‘B’ the flying car drone

September 10th, 2014 at 1:36 pm » Comments Off

“B” flying car “B” is not just another car drone, it is a 100% all terrain radio controlled car 100% drone. The device is highly sophisticated and implements two types of propulsion : to taxi, four orbital wheels without central hub 210 diameter mm, and at the center thereof, in place of the axis, four […]



192 Future Uses for Flying Drones

September 2nd, 2014 at 12:22 pm » Comments Off

Futurist Thomas Frey: The thought occurred to me that mounting a video projector to a flying drone could give it unusual capabilities.    



Project Wing – Google’s secret drone-delivery project

August 31st, 2014 at 8:16 am » Comments Off

Google delivery drone. Google has secretly been working on the Project Wing program at GoogleX for the last two years. The company has been working on building flying robots that can deliver products across a city in a minute or two. (Video)    



Malloy Aeronautics launches hoverbike drone

August 28th, 2014 at 11:35 am » Comments Off

Malloy Aeronautics’ hoverbike Malloy Aeronautics’ hoverbike is a solid substitution for the real hoverboard we are still waiting for. The hoverbike which has successfully been funded on Kickstarter in the form of a drone, is the prototype for an eventual manned hoverbike that will whisk riders into the air. (Video)    



10 reasons drones are a disruptive technology

August 15th, 2014 at 8:45 am » Comments Off

What happens in the next 10 years when drones are 1000x better? Today’s drones are rally interesting but you haven’t seen nothing yet. Drones are in their deceptive phase, about to go disruptive. Check out where they’re going…    



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