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“Unmanned Aerial Vehicles”

Dec 5, 2014 02:14 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
This novel drone can self-assemble anywhere to do its job and then melt into a harmless puddle of sugar, if it gets lost.
Oct 2, 2014 09:03 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
A drone captures a bird's-eye view of the tens of thousands of protesters that have come out into the streets of Hong Kong. Continue reading →
Apr 15, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Evan Ackerman, IEEE Spectrum
Old UAVs could form ad-hoc networks for frontline troops.
Mar 31, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
From sensors and camera traps to DNA testing and drones, here’s the arsenal wildlife protectors are using in the battle against poachers.
Mar 25, 2014 08:32 AM ET // Nic Halverson
StratoBus, a hybrid drone satellite, is expected to carry out missions high above air traffic and jet streams. Continue reading →
Mar 19, 2014 09:54 AM ET // Nic Halverson
Tethered quadcopters could free up pilots to engage with their surroundings and eliminate the suspicion of who's operating the drone.
Mar 10, 2014 10:37 AM ET // Nic Halverson
The Chaotic Unmanned Personal Intercept Drone (CUPID) is designed to track and immobilize criminals. Continue reading →
Mar 5, 2014 01:53 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Social networking giant Facebook might be investing in solar-powered unmanned drones that would provide affordable Internet access to remote areas. Continue reading →
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