Like modern military scouts, Flir’s Black Hornet Vehicle Reconnaissance System is an unmanned nano-drone which can be deployed by military vehicles to spot threats up ahead. Here’s how they work. The post Flir’s stealthy drones will help Army vehicles spot enemies in the distance appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Responding to increasing concern over drone flights near airports, researchers in the U.S. have conducted lab tests to see what happens when a quadcopter collides with an aircraft wing at high speed. And no, it’s not pretty. The post This is the result when a quadcopter strikes the wing of an aircraft appeared first on Digital Trends View original article at Digital Trends

The U.S. government will soon have the authority to shoot down private drones considered a threat. Following a House vote in April, the Senate this week passed the FAA Reauthorization Act, which renews […] The post Controversial Bill Allowing Authorities to Shoot Down Private Drones Heads to President’s Desk appeared first on View original article at Geek

A typical fall scene is one that normally consists of red, yellow, orange, and brown leaves dotted across an entire valley. But the way Utah does fall will totally change the way you think of this season. In this drone video uploaded by Justin McFarland, you’ll feel like you’re on a fantastic aerial trip inside the Willy Wonka factory —minus the creepy and crazy incidents. The hot pink, dark purple, and soft lavender colors of the trees near the Snowbasin resort in Utah will make you want to…

Look what’s just flown out of Disney Research’s workshop. It’s none other than an autonomous spray-painting drone that can apply colorful designs not only to flat surfaces, but 3D objects too. The post Disney has created an autonomous paint-spraying drone for some reason appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends