Posts Tagged ‘UAV’

Robot Hummingbird

July 5, 2019

Purdue University’s Bio-Robotics Lab has produced an amazing hummingbird robot. It flies, hovers, manouvers, and avoids obstacles. Robot Hummingbird would also be a great name for a band.

More:

“This Robot Hummingbird Is Almost as Agile as the Real Thing,” Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum

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Feds to License Private Drones

October 20, 2015

Feds to License Private Drones

Just because a few hundred drones almost downed a bunch of airliners and emergency helicopters, Big Gummint wants to require companies and quadcopter hobbyists to get permits for their drones. Frat boys of all ages now fear that the Drone Police will yank their joysticks if when they fail breathalyzer tests. “Registering drones — that’s the first thing the nazis did when they came to power,” said some jerk sometime real soon …count on it.

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