February 2019

That’s right. Half drone. Half tank. This is the X-Tankcopter. A quadcopter drone with belts that allows it to navigate rough terrain on the ground. And, of course, when the terrain becomes too rough, you can simply take-off and fly away. The X-Tankcopter is the brainchild of Witold Mielniczek a product design and robotics specialist […]

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VINCENNES, Ind. (WTHI) –  It takes three firefighters to fly Vincennes Township’s drone. Veteran firefighter Paul Stark is one of them. Stark says, “The main controller is right here. He is the pilot. He is able to view the camera views flir camera.” The pilot controls the flight operations of the craft. Stark is operating […]

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Quadcopters that autonomously spot signs of facilities wear are nothing new — French startup Sterblue, Clobotics, General Electric spinoff Avitas Systems, and Cyberhawk employ robots to look after gas terminals, oil rigs, and other assets. A problem that remains somewhat uncracked in the drone inspection space, though, is localization — the ability to accurately suss […]

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Rainbow Six SiegeUbisoft For my money, the best Rainbow Six Siege operators come with their own metagame. A classic example is Jackal, who uses his Eyenox visor to spot enemy footprints and track them down across the map. Playing Jackal often thrusts me into a tense one-on-one game of cat and mouse completely separate from […]

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Boeing has presented a first-of-its-kind drone specifically designed to work in conjunction with manned fighter jets by acting as a mechanical wingman. The drone is theoretically capable of handling an unspecified amount of weapons and can be controlled from either a ground control station or from the plane it is escorting, according to Defense News. Boeing’s Director of Phantom Works International Shane Arnott says no modifications […]

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Home Daily News Want to fly a drone? You have to play by… By Jason Tashea Posted February 28, 2019, 11:45 am CST   Tweet       Kenton Brice, left, director of technology innovation at the University of Oklahoma College of Law, and Russ Cochran, the general counsel for the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics […]

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Video Navy builds new massive undersea attack drones The Navy has taken several new steps in its development of several large underwater drones designed to conduct undersea reconnaissance, search for and destroy mines, and possibly launch attacks. The Navy has taken several new steps in its development of several large underwater drones designed to conduct […]

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DNR confirms rare lynx sighing caught on video An animal caught on video in Michigan earlier this month was a rare lynx, the state Department of Natural Resources confirmed Thursday. Monique Touchette-Soper, of Lexington, Michigan, captured the video of the animal walking through the woods near her home earlier this month.  Michigan DNR confirms rare […]

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