Intel is working to improve U.S. bridge inspections—with drones. The electronics firm supplemented manual inspections of two midwestern bridges with advanced automated commercial drone hardware and software. After all, there is only so […] The post Intel Falcon 8+ Drones Find New Calling as Bridge Inspectors appeared first on Geek View original article at Geek

Drone deliveries may finally become a reality. Wing, Alphabet’s drone delivery startup, has announced it will launch a trial-run of its service in Finland in spring 2019.  The initial run will take place in Helsinki and offer 10 minute deliveries of items weighing up to 3.3 pounds on a round trip of up to 20 miles. The company is currently collecting more information from residents on its website, such as what people would like to see delivered by the service View original article at Mashable

A new Russian solar-powered drone boat is designed to take smart sensor readings and save them to the Ethereum blockchain. Why? To battle the effects of water pollution, of course. The post Russia goes all-in on buzzwords, builds solar-powered blockchain drone boat appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends

For some wakeskaters and wakeboarders, certain bodies of water are just too shallow, and too unrideable. But by using a drone to tow him along, pro wakeskater Brian Grubb glided his board into new […] The post Watch: Quadcopter Drone Tows Wakeskater Down River appeared first on View original article at Geek

The maker of a window-washing drone for tall buildings claims it can do the job 20 times faster than humans and is much safer than using workers in cradles that dangle on the side of buildings. The post Dangle no more: Window-washing drone for towers could replace human cleaners appeared first on Digital Trends. View original article at Digital Trends