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Software Defined Radio

DARPA’s Software Defined Radio (SDR) Hackfest Creates Solutions for Spectrum Challenges

The DARPA Bay Area Software Defined Radio (SDR) Hackfest came to a close on Friday, November 17 at the NASA Ames Conference Center in...
solar dronevideo

When Solar-Powered Drones Meet Arctic Glaciers

What better place than the Arctic for testing the new generation of solar-powered aircraft? The Autonomous Systems Laboratory ASL has developed a pioneering solar-powered...
drone

Drone Technology Benefits Society

Common mussels, eelgrass and mines left in the sea as wartime relics are just some of the things that drones can be sent in...
quadrocopters

Unmanned Flying Wing Successfully Tested

Small quadrocopters deliver packages door to door, air taxis carry their passengers through the city: In the future Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) will be...
video

Smart Quadcopters Find their Way without Human Help or GPS

Phase 1 of DARPA’s Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program concluded recently following a series of obstacle-course flight tests in central Florida. Over four days,...
drones

Engineers Design Drones That Can Stay Aloft for Five Days

In the event of a natural disaster that disrupts phone and Internet systems over a wide area, autonomous aircraft could potentially hover over affected...
drone

Autonomous 3D Mapping Drone Is a Game Changer

An autonomous 3D mapping drone that slashes surveying times from weeks to hours has the potential to save lives and cut costs in many...
Autonomous Swarm

Service Academies Swarm Challenge Pushes the Boundaries of Autonomous Swarm Capabilities

They came, they flew, they wildly exceeded expectations. More than 40 Cadets and Midshipmen from the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, and the...
robot

Murphy Develops Another Marsupial-inspired Robot

Dr. Robin Murphy, Raytheon Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment...
machine learningvideo

UAV Performs First Ever Perched Landing Using Machine Learning Algorithms

BMT, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, and the University of Bristol have demonstrated how the combination of a morphing wing UAV and machine...
Aircraft

Setting World Endurance Record, Vanilla Aircraft Proves to be Anything but...

A DARPA-backed small business effort broke boundaries for long-endurance flight this month by launching a uniquely designed, combustion-powered unmanned aircraft that stayed aloft for...
traffic management solutions

​NTU to Develop Traffic Management Solutions so Drones Can Fly Safely...

With Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or drones gaining popularity globally for commercial, recreational and industry purposes, hundreds of UAVs may soon be buzzing all...
Drones and Insect Biobots

Tech Would Use Drones and Insect Biobots to Map Disaster Areas

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a combination of software and hardware that will allow them to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)...
Aerial Systems Optimization

“New Heights” Reached In Unmanned Aerial Systems Optimization Research

The Warsaw University of Technology (WUT) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully demonstrated their UAV optimization technologies using aerial command and control (C2) of...