embedded systems

Intel’s drone lightshow now works indoors

Remember Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show with the drones that made the light show? A scaled-down version of that system now works indoors, Intel says, making it perfect for conferences, Veg

Take to the skies with Alex Zosel and Yann de Vries at Disrupt Berlin

Passenger drones could be traversing city skies sooner than you think – German aircraft maker Volocopter recently flew its first autonomous passenger drone tests in Dubai, flying for five minutes at

The Parrot Bebop 2 Power lets you boldly go where no drone has gone before

Parrot, the original household drone company, recently released the Bebop 2 Power, an upgraded version of the Bebop 2 with a better camera, better controls, and more battery life. This fierce flier ca

Parrot releases drones for firefighters and farmers

Parrot is continuing its push into the commercial drone space with two new drones. The Bebop-Pro Thermo and Bluegrass are aimed at specific targets namely firefighters and farmers. Both join Parrot&#8

The SpiderMAV does whatever a spider can, spins a web, any size

Researchers at the Imperial College London’s Aerial Robotics Laboratory have created the SpiderMAV – a robot that stabilizes itself by shooting out multiple strands of rope that can stick to m

The Husarion CORE2 is a brain for your death-dealing robotic projects

As we approach the coming robot apocalypse it helps to know your enemy. In most cases our enemies will be made by other robots and their alien engineering will be very difficult to understand. But if

Backed by White House, Zipline to test U.S. medical drone delivery

On the heels of a recent White House initiative announced after its first “Workshop on Drones and The Future of Aviation,” San Francisco based robotics startup Zipline will test drone delivery of

German iPad point of sale startup Orderbird closes $20M Series C

Timing is everything, right? Just a few days after recovering from a denial-of-service (DoS) attack, <a target="_blank" href="https://www.orderbird.com">orderbird</a>, which claims to be the leading i

The Internet of Things is a security nightmare, warns EFF

A panel discussion on finding a balance between security and privacy here at Disrupt New York 2016 touched on various aspects of a complex topic, including strategies for securing customer data and th

RePhone Lets You Turn Anything Into A Phone

Making a cellphone is easy. You go into a mine, pull up some ore, extract various metals and then add components that you manufacture from other mines. Then you have to get FCC clearance and create li

Linux Foundation's Yocto Project To Join Forces With OpenEmbedded To Advance Embedded Linux

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/tux.jpg" />The Yocto Project, a working group of the <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/linux-foundation">Linux Foundation</a>, is likely som

Boot Linux in the blink of an eye

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/linux-desktop-i-want-to-believe.jpg" alt="linux-desktop-i-want-to-believe" title="linux-desktop-i-want-to-believe" />I'm not overly fussy

Air and noise monitors to be placed throughout Buenos Aires

Smart. These poles have gear mounted on them to detect pollutants and humidity, and they detect noise as well. They’ll be scattered throughout Buenos Aires as part of an ongoing push towards bei