Targeted at commercial and military, hydrogen-powered drones are coming

The last time hydrogen-laden flying vessels zipped around the heavens┬ádidn’t end all that well, but that isn’t stopping Heven Drones from fueling up its H2D55 drone. The company claims th

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

Fixed-wing drones not quite taking off in commercial market, a new DroneDeploy study finds

DroneDeploy released a new study of the commercial and industrial drones market this week, revealing bad news for the makers of fixed-wing drones — quadcopters are far outpacing this type of unm

Review: The ProDrone BYRD

The public's taste in drones is growing more sophisticated. The industry is improving so quickly that major new features are released every year, if not every few months. If a company wants to sell to

Hands-On With The 3DRobotics Iris+ Drone

The 3DRobotics Iris+ is the one that got away. Literally. I’ve flown my fair share of drones lately — everywhere from over empty football fields and beaches to small rivers. They all came

Watch These Tiny Robots As They Fly Well With Others

The quadccopters at the University of Pennsylvania GRASP Lab are truly trained to follow the golden robot rule: fly with others as you'd fly with yourself. Thanks to researchers Yash Mulgaonkar, Garet

Quadcopters Never Have To Crash Again Thanks To This Software-Based Fail-Safe System

If you’ve flown a quadcopter, you’ll know what happens when a propeller stops or fails: the thing flips around and crashes. Using a new system from Mark W. Mueller, Simon Berger, and Raffa

DJI’s Phantom 2 Vision Makes Aerial Photography Easy

The advent of affordable quadcopters has made aerial photography accessible for almost anybody. Getting really good results still often takes a bit more than just attaching a GoPro to a quadcopter. A

Watch These Quadcopters Flip A Reverse Pendulum Into The Air And Catch It (No, Seriously, Watch)

While I hate using Buzzfeed-style headlines, this video warrants the hyperbole. We're all familiar with the magic of <a href="https://techcrunch.com/search/quadcopters">quadcopters</a> - they can fly

Quadcopter Art Project: The Robots Are Building Forts

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