This week we look at the future of travel and amazing ways to store and create renewable energy.
Participants wearing an electro-encephalography (EEG) cap are able to control a quadrotor copter with their thoughts.
This unmanned aerial vehicle wants to reach out and grab you, and maybe clean a few gutters and rescue some cats stuck in trees. Continue reading â†’
In the early 1480s, Leonardo da Vinci drew up plans for what we now recognize as a helicopter, to be powered by four men turning cranks. Today, Neal Saiki is trying to revive the idea of human-powered vertical flight, and he's a lot closer to taking off than da Vinci ever was. Saiki is the man [...]
A startup in San Francisco is eyeing the sky. It wants "unmanned delivery agents" (in the form of a robotic quadcopter) to deliver tacos to you. Just order lunch from TacoCopter on your smartphone. READ MORE: Autonomous Robots Use Wii Sensors to Play Hockey The startup's in private beta currently, ...
When it comes to the future of flight, it's hard to keep the human imagination in check- and there's no reason to try. The next great innovation may come from tech company Oliver VTOL in the rather bizarre form of a helicopter-airplane hybrid: the Hexplane. VTOL stands for vertical take-off and lan...
Finally, a fun way to get the incriminating evidence you need.
As an energy source, human power is free, it's clean and it's good for the heart.
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