Think that autonomous flying taxis are decades away? Think again! Volocopter is gearing up to run inner-city tests of its self-driving air taxis in Singapore in the second half of 2019. The post Singapore plans to open its skies to drone taxi test flights in 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

These diminutive Flycrotug microdrones are able to open doors or move objects 40 times their weight — and all they need are a pair of adhesive, insect-inspired feet, and an onboard lasso. The post Uh-oh. Somebody taught drones how to team up so they can open doors appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Enlarge / Women soldering components at a factory in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China. (credit: Yann Layma / Getty Images) Today we present the third and final installment of my interview with Chris Anderson. He was Wired magazine’s editor-in-chief for 12 years and then started one of the most influential companies in the brief history of consumer drones. Please check out parts one and two if you missed them. Otherwise, press play on the embedded player or pull up the transcript—both of which are below View original article at…

Named the FlyCroTug, the device can navigate through snug spaces and weighs a little over three ounces, no more than two golf balls. It was created at Stanford University in California. View original article at Daily Mail Online

In the latest installment of DT Daily, we talk about the day’s biggest headlines, modern drone regulations, and Sony’s forthcoming robotic dog, Aibo. Streamer Disguised Toast also makes an appearance to talk Twitch. The post DT Daily: Drone-snatching eagles, streamer Disguised Toast, and more appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends