drone racing

Lockheed Martin teams up with drone racers to add AI

Lockheed Martin and the Drone Racing League are working together to make driverless drones much, much smarter. The project, aimed at bringing AI to commercial drone flyers, is “challenging teams

A defense company put a machine gun on a drone

Duke Robotics, a military contractor, has produced a video for their unique and uniquely dangerous new tool, TIKAD. This drone platform looks fairly basic – a custom multi-rotor drone with a cha

Drone Racing League’s new drone will go 0-80 MPH in under a second

The Drone Racing League just unveiled the drone that its pilots will use for the second season, which will again be airing on ESPN starting on June 20th. The drone, called the Racer3, has a top speed

UVify’s plucky little Draco drone hits speeds up to 100 miles an hour

For all the grandiosity of its ancient Grecian name, the Draco is a fairly unassuming thing. It’s surprisingly small and unimposing in fact — and if it weren’t for those four rotors, it woul

You could become a pilot in the Drone Racing League if you’re good at this racing simulator

Today the Drone Racing League, a league that has a deal with ESPN to broadcast races this season, launched a drone racing simulator game. And perhaps even more interesting, the league will be teamin

When drones go pro

As drone pilots step out of isolated hobbyist groups and into the spotlight, many are asking themselves the same question: What will it take to make drone racing a sport acknowledged and embraced the

University of Florida held the world’s first brain-controlled drone race

Drone races are nothing new. But while they started as an ad-hoc activity within the drone community, the sport has now taken on a life of its own with highly elaborate events and a partnership with E

Drone racing organization IDRA scores broadcast deal with ESPN

Ever hear of first-person drone racing? If not, you're in for a treat. This kinetic and exciting sport, or competition, whatever you want to call it, is growing fast and it looks like ESPN wants a pie