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Parrot AR.Drone Controlled with Head Movement Using Oculus Rift: OculusDrone

Parrot AR.Drone Controlled with Head Movement Using Oculus Rift: OculusDrone

Last year we saw a drone camera system that streamed live 3D video that can be viewed through the Oculus Rift headset. Diego Araos wrote a program that not only lets you use the Rift to…

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Look, up in the Sky!

Look, up in the Sky!

While flying drones are often associated with military missions or espionage, the ability to send small payloads through the air under remote control opens up possibilities for all kinds of other interesting applications. In fact, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) could change everything from the way we provide emergency services in disasters to how your pizza is delivered. Here are just a few technologies in the works that could send tiny aircraft into our skies in the not-too-distant future.

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Mistletoe Drone: Kiss! Or Else.

Mistletoe Drone: Kiss! Or Else.

Nah, just kidding. This quadcopter is armed with only the famous holiday plant. Designer George Zisiadis and his friend Mustafa Khan flew the drone – it looks like Parrot’s AR.Drone, but I’m not 100% sure –…

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Life-size Flying TARDIS UAV: Propellers on the Outside

Life-size Flying TARDIS UAV: Propellers on the Outside

Flyonix specializes in aerial video and photography. The studio recently put their knowledge of drones for a geeky pursuit. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, Flyonix set out to build and fly a life-size…

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Amazon Prime Air Would Use Drones for 30-Minute Delivery: Fast Good

Amazon Prime Air Would Use Drones for 30-Minute Delivery: Fast Good

Drones are often thought of as weapons of war, but a few years from now people may come to know them as delivery bots. In a recent interview with CBS show 60 Minutes, Amazon founder and…

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MIT SkyCall Uses Drones as Tour Guides

MIT SkyCall Uses Drones as Tour Guides

Nowadays, we often hear about unmanned aerial vehicles aka UAVs or drones in the news as next generation weapons of war. The researchers at MIT’s SENSEable City Lab want to dispel that notion and show people…

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Drone Controlled in First Person Via Oculus Rift: Drone’s Eye View

Drone Controlled in First Person Via Oculus Rift: Drone’s Eye View

The Oculus Rift will most likely lead to a new genre of first-person games, but it could also make drones a lot more fun to use. For his master’s thesis, Jonathan of Intuitive Aerial is working…

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Paper Plane Drone: Little Brother’s Got His Eye on You Too

Paper Plane Drone: Little Brother’s Got His Eye on You Too

UAVs designed for military use are obviously expensive, but you still wouldn’t want to break even the more affordable recreational variants like the AR.Drone. That’s why Dr. Paul Pounds and his team of roboticists at The…

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Drones For Journalism Not War

Drones For Journalism Not War

Drones are starting to be used for more than war and espionage these days. Even journalism schools are trying to harness them, by offering classes on drone reporting, despite that this practice is illegal for professional…

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Lehmann LA100 Drone Flies Solo with Your GoPro

Lehmann LA100 Drone Flies Solo with Your GoPro

Remember the Drones for Peace? The project that wants to sell drones with cameras for just $250 (USD)? If you think that that’s too much to ask, check out what we have now. This is Lehmann…

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Burrito Bomber Drone Delivery System: Your Move, TacoCopter

Burrito Bomber Drone Delivery System: Your Move, TacoCopter

Earlier this year we were treated to a funny hoax involving a quadcopter that was supposedly designed to deliver tacos. But don’t let that joke make you think that Mexican food and high tech aerial vehicles…

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Robot Tuna to Protect America’s Watery Borders?

Robot Tuna to Protect America’s Watery Borders?

Are you worried about the safety of America’s waters? Rest easy. The overly paranoid folks at the Department of Homeland Security have a plan. Robotic tuna to the rescue! If that doesn’t work, we can try…

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Vigilus Weapons System Concept Uses Airships to Deploy UAVs: The Carrier Will Arrive

Vigilus Weapons System Concept Uses Airships to Deploy UAVs: The Carrier Will Arrive

Yesterday we looked at a drone that’s meant to be used for peaceful purposes. We are now back to our scheduled programming. MBDA Missile Systems recently unveiled the CVS301 Vigilus system, a “suite of future strike…

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Drones for Peace: UAVs that Take Pictures, Not Lives

Drones for Peace: UAVs that Take Pictures, Not Lives

We hear more and more about military drones that spy or even conduct attacks, but a company called Rotary Robotics knows that Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or UAVs can be used for peaceful purposes too. The company…

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Spy Hawk Lets You Conduct Covert Surveillance on the Pool Party Next Door

Spy Hawk Lets You Conduct Covert Surveillance on the Pool Party Next Door

I’m a sucker for remote-controlled toys, especially flying toys. Sadly I’m not qualified to fly any of the airplanes or helicopters I’ve ever tried. Generally I get to fly once and then crash during landing, destroying…

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Lockheed Martin Powers Stalker UAV with Frickin’ Lasers

Lockheed Martin Powers Stalker UAV with Frickin’ Lasers

If you’ve seen the action flick Act of Valor, you may remember the small handheld UAV that was used to keep an eye on enemy placement. Lockheed Martin makes a little UAV called the Stalker Unmanned…

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