quadcopter

Audi gets in on the flying car action with Airbus and Italdesign

The Geneva Motor Show is home to many supercars and outlandish apparitions, but the collaboration between Italdesign, Audi and Airbus on the Pop.Up Next flying car concept is one of the more out there

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

Is it a bird? Is it a bug? No it’s a biomimetic microdrone with flapping wings

UK biomimetic engineering startup Animal Dynamics is being funded by the military to build a microdrone with wings inspired by the flapping flight of a dragonfly.

Land Rover’s new Discovery search and rescue SUV has a roof-mounted drone

A special version of the new Land Rover Discovery dubbed ‘Project Discovery’ and designed for search and rescue operations is actually being deployed with the Austrian Red Cross – comple

A tale of two Amazon deliveries

A jovial middle-aged man pokes the order button on a touchscreen from the comfort of his armchair. Minutes later he's ambling through the bucolic Cambridgeshire countryside at the bottom of his garden

DJI’s folding drone leaks as press invites to September event roll out

DJI’s next drone looks like it will probably be the foldable DJI Mavic, according to new image leaks that build on a previous trademark application DJI filed for the product name. The leaked pho

GoPro’s Karma drone gets its debut on September 19

GoPro's drone dayz are finally upon us: The action camera maker is going to reveal its Karma aerial photography drone on September 19, via its website. There's lots of early speculation about the dron

Intel unveils a ready-to-fly drone, the Aero, to win over developers

At the Intel Developer Forum on Tuesday, Intel unveiled a new, hardware product — a ready-to-fly drone; specifically, a quadcopter, aimed at software developers rather than casual hobbyists or c

Dispatch Joins The Ground Delivery Club

Delivery companies have finally realized the importance of rolling before learning to fly. While autonomous quadcopter and other airborne drones have been in vogue over the past few years, autonomous

Spiri Is A Programmable Quadcopter That Lets Developers Focus On Building Airborne Apps

If you're hankering to hurry up a Half Life-style future of eye-in-the-sky scanners keeping tabs on the comings and goings of human meat-bags you're going to need a decent quadcopter to carry your dys

ExtremeFliers Releases A Teeny-Tiny Quadcopter That Can Flip In Mid-Air

We were lucky enough to meet with Vernon Kerswell at ExtremeFliers, a 20-something inventor with a passion for little flying things. His latest creation, the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.extrem

The GPS-Enabled DJI Phantom Quadcopter Makes The AR.Drone Look Like A Toy

Back in 2010, our own John Biggs rightly described Parrot’s AR.Drone as ” the coolest thing [he had] seen in a long, long time.” Since then, Parrot has launched the AR.Drone 2.0 and

The Teeny, Tiny Crazyflie Nano Quadcopter Is Available For Pre-Order

A few weeks ago the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.bitcraze.se/2013/02/pre-order-has-started/">Crazyflie Nano</a> captured our collective imaginations by winging its way around an open plan offic