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Drones to Grow Mind of Their Own

Amit Roy-Chowdhury hopes to make drones more intelligent.   Drones to Grow Mind of Their Own UC Riverside professors aim to embed intelligence in drones By Richard Chang RIVERSIDE, Calif.— Drones may eventually grow a mind of their own. The ...

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Faster, more nimble drones on the horizon

Engineers at MIT have come up with an algorithm to tune a Dynamic Vision Sensor (DVS) camera, simplifying a scene to its most essential visual elements and potentially enabling the development of faster drones. Image: Jose-Luis Olivares/MIT Click for a ...

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Turning Dragonflies Into Drones

DragonflEye (Draper) Click for a full size image   Turning Dragonflies Into Drones The DragonflEye project equips the insects with solar-powered backpacks that control their flight By Emily Matchar If “dragonfly drones wearing tiny backpacks” doesn’t say “the future is ...

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How might drone racing drive innovation

Racing drones in flight. The Drone Racing League, CC BY-ND Click for a full size image How might drone racing drive innovation? Over the past 15 years, drones have progressed from laboratory demonstrations to widely available toys. Technological improvements have ...

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Are drones really dangerous to airplanes

Birds are more dangerous to aircraft than drones. Credit: kvoloshin/flickr, CC BY-NC-ND Click for a full size image Are drones really dangerous to airplanes? Author: Eli Dourado Director of Technology Policy Program and Research Fellow at Mercatus Center, George Mason ...

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