Researchers at Yale University have developed a UAV which uses nature-inspired robotic talons to “perch and rest” in places that would normally be inaccessible. The group, led by Kaiyu Hang, were looking to make drones that fly in a more energy efficient manner. They observed how birds and bats use structures to conserve their energy when […]
Alphabet’s drone delivery company Wing doubled the amount of drone deliveries made in the U.S. over the past two weeks. UPS is conducting drone delivery tests for a White House report about drone use in the Coronavirus response. Flytrex is shipping supermarket supplies to the people’s backyards […]
Business is ready for the drone economy: if we seize the opportunity, Britain can prosper, but only if we take the public with us Photo by Diana Măceşanu on Unsplash Mapping the UK drone sector Strong foundations exist in the UK The drone sector is growing fast. By 2030, PwC estimates that drones will have […]
The future of drone technology in UK cities Drones are both an opportunity and a threat; a strength for the UK economy but a potential unwelcome addition to our cities. The decisions the UK makes in the next few years will shape what path the country follows. UK cities need to consider what they want […]
At this stage in time, literally if you were to blink, you could miss some amazing developments taking place with drones. The development of drones is so fast, governments are having a challenging time administering legal framework for users to adhere to, in order to regulate this new industry.