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Search And Destroy Landmines? There Is A Drone For That

The Mine Kafon Drone, an airborne demining system developed to clear all land mines around the world in less than 10 years  

American Museum of Natural History: SciCafe | Swarms of Aerial Robots

Autonomous aerial robots, commonly referred to as drones, could soon be used for search and rescue, first response, and precision farming. Join roboticist Vijay Kumar, dean and professor of engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, as he describes the advantages and the challenges of coordinating and controlling teams of small robots.  

GoPro: Chimp Smashes Drone

A chimpanzee at the Royal Burgers’ Zoo in the Netherlands uses a large stick to swat a pesky drone out of the sky.  

moovel lab: The Autonomous Human Drone Taxi

Will individual mobility conquer the sky? A mobility experiment of the moovel lab took the idea of an autonomous drone taxi to the next level by testing possible bridging technologies!  

NASA: Greased Lightning GL-10 Successful Transition Test

NASA Langley researchers designed and built a battery-powered, 10-engine remotely piloted aircraft. The Greased Lightning GL-10 prototype has a 10-foot wingspan and can take off like a helicopter and fly efficiently like an airplane. In this video, engineers successfully transition the plan from hover to wing-borne flight in tests at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia. …

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NASA: 360 Talks | Super Ball Bot

Could the next planetary rover be a Super Ball Bot? There are several advantages to a ball-like design and that’s why NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts program is studying its feasibility.  

Henry Evans and Chad Jenkins: Meet the robots for humanity

FILMED OCT 2013 • POSTED NOV 2013 • TEDxMidAtlantic Paralyzed by a stroke, Henry Evans uses a telepresence robot to take the stage — and show how new robotics, tweaked and personalized by a group called Robots for Humanity, help him live his life. He shows off a nimble little quadrotor drone, created by a …

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