Students from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and Zurich University of the Arts have developed a hexacopter with six individually tiltable axes. With 12 degrees of freedom, this could be the most versatile drone yet! The post Move over, quadcopters! A hexacopter could be the most versatile drone yet appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

SUWAVE is a lake-hopping drone that’s designed to fly short distances, crash down into a body of water, recharge using solar panels built into its fixed wings, and then take off again. The post This lake-hopping drone lands on water, then sunbathes to recharge appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Imagine that you are stuck under debris following an earthquake and you can’t phone anyone because communications are down! This flying cellular base station drone is designed to help. The post No signal? No problem — this drone acts as a mobile cellular base station appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

It turns out the joy-cons are good for more than just two player local gaming, they can also act as shock absorbers during extreme drop tests of the Nintendo Switch, as proved by one hardware-hating Youtuber. The post Watch a Nintendo Switch survive a 1,000-foot fall from a drone appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

Spring has barely sprung, but some folks are already prepping their summer essentials: bathing suit, fishing rod, portable underwater drone. Chinese company Robosea this week launched BIKI, the “world’s first bionic robot fish.” […] The post BIKI Robot Fish Paddles Past Crowdfunding Goal appeared first on Geek.com. View original article at Geek