Drones

Mistletoe Drone Spreads Yuletide Cheer

Mistletoe Drone Spreads Yuletide Cheer

San Francisco artists George Zisiadis and Mustafa Khan have found a unique way to spread Christmas cheer. They’ve decorated a guided drone with tinsel and mistletoe and set it loose in San Francisco’s Union Square, where couples are encouraged to abide by the age-old tradition of sharing a kiss beneath the greenery. Zisiadis told the […]

The Astounding Athletic Power Of Quadcopter Drones

The Astounding Athletic Power Of Quadcopter Drones

In a robot lab at TEDGlobal, Raffaello D’Andrea demos his flying quadcopters: robots that think like athletes, solving physical problems with algorithms that help them learn. In a series of nifty demos, D’Andrea show drones that play catch, balance and make decisions together — and watch out for an I-Want-This-Now demo of Kinect-controlled quads. TEDTalks […]