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The New Perdix Generation – Drones that Swarm

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Micro-drones are now smarter than ever. While older drones were pre-programmed with individual missions, the new 6th generation Perdix drones operate in intelligent swarms. A recently released video shows a Perdix drop from last October. The Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO), working with Naval Systems Air Command and

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Controlling drones with your brain

Drones are getting inexpensive and becoming common to see. It was only a matter of time before you could start controlling them using your brain as was recently accomplished by the University of Florida.

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MIT UAV drone achieves autonomous flight

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Drones have entered a new level of advancement. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) has successfully developed a system that lets drones detect obstacles in their flight path and therefore avoid them. In test flights, this has allowed the drone to

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Meet Lily: An aerial drone that can follow you around

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Those small flying robots from that 80’s flick “Batteries Not Included” have arrived. Toss this device into the air (or the water!) and it will automatically whir to life, activating its four rotors while looking back at you with illuminated smiling eyes, eagerly anticipating the crazy stuff

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Drones are becoming common sight

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Sensitive issues such as government surveillance and protection of privacy notwithstanding, we are beginning to find more and more uses – some rather surprising – for drones. Will these unmanned machines be as commonplace as automobiles are today or are drones just not something that can integrate

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