Keeping your gadgets charged is important. More and more our very lives are stored on our smartphones. If they die, we’re cut off our friends, work email, and Reddit. There’s also the nightmare of realizing your drone’s battery is dying while it’s 50-feet above a body of water.Read more View original article at Gizmodo

Controlling autonomous vehicles remotely with the use of virtual reality headsets seems like an obvious next step. Already, a few UAV companies have begun experimenting with these types of ideas by integrating Oculus Rift developer kits into their hovering quadcopters and drones. Parrot released a video on their blog showing that they developed a head-tracking system for their Bebop Drone in an effort to bring FPV flights to fruition. It looks like a lot of fun and we want to try one of these out asap! As for technical…

The internet is slowly being swallowed whole by an endless influx of drone videos, but sometimes they give stunning views of locations we’d never see otherwise. This time, one YouTuber strapped a GoPro Hero 3+ to a DJI Phantom 2 drone and took a peek at Apple’s upcoming “Spaceship” campus.Read more.. View original article at Gizmodo

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Autonomous delivery is the way of the future. Soon, flocks of flying hover crafts will glide through the air like acrobatic birds of flight bringing home items to those who need them. Whether those objects be food, or electronics, or clothes, pretty much anything under the weight limit of these devices can be sent to people anywhere nearby. Now, Google has stepped into the ring saying that they are interested in delivering products to individuals in the next few years through an innovation they are calling Project Wing. It aspires to reduce the…