Dragonfly

  • This Robotic Dragonfly Will Soon Flit Into Your Nightmares For $99

    This Robotic Dragonfly Will Soon Flit Into Your Nightmares For $99

    Researchers at Georgia Tech have created a robotic dragonfly that can hover, dive, and climb like a real insect. With the help of a $1,000,000 grant from the Air Force, the team has built multiple prototypes of the consumer device and is now working on an Indiegogo project to sell the basic dragonfly for $99 and an upgraded version for $179. The ultimate version will cost $399 although they expect… Read More

  • Wowee Dragonfly Hands-On. Verdict: Awesome!

    Wowee Dragonfly Hands-On. Verdict: Awesome!

    Some background: I tried to assemble and fly a model airplane once and only once. I was about 11, and after one attempt at lift-off, the thing crashed, never to fly again. So today, when I found a nice new Wowee Flytech Dragonfly (a supposedly easy-to-use Dragonfly-shaped RC flier) in the mail, it was my first attempt at model flight in many a year. And I was not disappointed. It won’t… Read More

  • Death from Above: WowWee Dragonfly

    Holy crap this looks cool. WowWee, makers of the popular Robosapien, are preparing to take to the air with the Dragonfly. The Dragonfly is a radio controlled device doesn’t seem to have any AI, but what it lacks in brains, it makes up in flight. That’s right, the Dragonfly is capable of impressive duration flights. It’s able to fly for about 15 minutes on one charge. Sure it… Read More