medicine drone

  • China says it has received its largest foreign drone order

    An undisclosed buyer has placed the largest overseas order for China’s home-developed military drones, the Xinhua news agency has reported, in a boost for the Chinese arms industry’s efforts to increase export volumes. The order for the Wing Loong II was placed before the next-generation unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)...
  • Airbus and Local Motors Complete the Cargo Drone Challenge

    In early 2016, Airbus, the giant European aerospace company, and Local Motors, a USA-based company that operates a growing global network of microfactories, launched the Cargo Drone Challenge. Until now, Airbus had focused all of their drone efforts in a military context, but with this initiative, Airbus seems to...
  • UAVs and insect cyborgs collaborate to map disaster zones

    Robots don’t always need to be built from scratch. In the case of “biobots”, scientists have been able to hack into insects, turning them into remote-controlled scouts to gather data and map unfamiliar or unsafe areas. Researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) have already demonstrated the hardware and...
  • India to keep eyes on drones: Andhra Pradesh

    To regulate the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), also known as drones, the State government is planning to set up a drone corporation. As there is a talk of threat on the use of UAVs by individuals for private programmes such as marriage...
  • Fledged Technology, Revolving Around Particles

    Unmanned aerial vehicles redeem a vital role in plenty of the significant dull, dirty and dangerous missions, providing defense personnel with vital intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance. The steady increment in the utilization graph of the UAVs has been seen after the conflict in Afghanistan and Iraq, because of no...
  • Drones Carrying Medicines, Blood Face Top Challenge: Africa

    At first, the drone took some explaining. Anxious villagers buzzed with rumors of a new blood-sucking thing that would fly above their homes. Witchcraft, some said. The truth was more practical: A United Nations project would explore whether a small unmanned aerial vehicle, or UAV, could deliver HIV test...