Fly drones with your mind

Fly drones with your mind

  A team from the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore trained 14 people to control a multirotor drone using commercially available EEG headsets, devices that use small electrodes to test the electrical activity in your brain… Read...
Coffee Delivery Drone Detects Tiredness

Coffee Delivery Drone Detects Tiredness

IBM has filed a patent for a coffee delivery drone that could feasibly assess whether an individual was tired enough for a caffeine boost by analyzing biometrical data such as pupil dilation, blood pressure, and facial expression. As the patent application describes,...
Drone technology helping Japan’s aging farmers

Drone technology helping Japan’s aging farmers

  The next generation farmhand in Japan’s aging rural heartland may be a drone. For several months, developers and farmers in northeast Japan have been testing a new drone that can hover above paddy fields and perform backbreaking tasks in a fraction of the time...

“Lifeguard drone” rescues swimmer in Spain

Once the drone reached the swimmers, its video revealed that one woman in particular was really struggling with the current, so Torres dropped and guided one of the drone’s tethered life jackets over to her. The jacket automatically inflated upon contact with...