• US Navy tests underwater fish spy drone

    15 December 2014

    Researchers from the US Navy’s Chief of Naval Operations Rapid Innovation Cell (CRIC) and Boston Engineering have successfully tested the prototype of GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) at the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek in Virginia. Capable of being deployed to carry out underwater surveillance missions, the new underwater drone is the latest in a […]

  • Event 38 and 3Dronemapping Bring Drones to South Africa

    10 December 2014

    Key distribution agreement will make drones for business use available throughout Africa Akron, Ohio – Event 38, a leading manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles for business announced a key partnership with 3Dronemapping, a supplier of aerial mapping systems in South Africa.  Under this agreement, 3Dronemapping will offer Event 38’s flagship E384 drone and custom optical […]

  • An Eel-lectrifying Future for Autonomous Underwater Robots

    2 December 2014

    On October 24, 2014, Sweden called off the hunt for a submarine after a week-long underwater search in the Stockholm archipelago. Triggered by a reported sighting of a Russian submarine, the alleged ‘invasion’ had been widely anticipated by military specialists and the media. “Our assessment is that in the inner archipelago there was a plausible […]

  • 3D Robotics X8 Modular Drone

    3D Robotics launch new X8 Modular Drone

    18 November 2014

    North American drone company 3D Robotics announced the launch of the X8+, a tough, ready-to-fly personal drone that extends the capability of 3DR’s fully-automated flight platform into the professional realm.After the heavily hyped launch of the new DJI Inspire 1 “prosumer” drone with a $2800 price tag and 4K camera, 3D Robotics now released the X8 […]

  • DJI Introduces The Inspire 1 a $2,800 Transforming Drone

    13 November 2014

    DJI just introduced a radical new model. The Inspire 1 builds upon the success of the Phantom and integrates some of the magic found in the firm’s professional-level drones It get the ability to stream 1080p video up to a mile away and has a transforming design that provides an unobstructed 360-degree view for professional […]