Bat drone?!

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 […]

Flying High Part 2: The future of drone technology in UK cities

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 […]

Flying High: The future of drone technology in UK cities

Flying High: The future of drone technology in UK cities

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 […]