WEST PALM BEACH, FL (WGGB) –
Drones have become a popular way to capture video in recent months, and a new viral video is putting a patriotic spin on the fad.
Jos Stiglingh captured the above footage of a fireworks show in West Palm Beach, Florida back in May. That video has since gone viral thanks to the 4th of July holiday.
Felix Baumgartner – the Austrian daredevil is hoping to make an unprecedented leap from the edge of space Tuesday, setting records as he breaks the speed of sound in freefall in the skies above the US state of New Mexico. Read more
Gizmodo describes the formation of 50 AscTec Hummingbird quadrocopters by Ars Electronica Futurelab and Ascending Technologies GmbH as “unnerving.” Read more
The Secure Stadium Program tried out a new and modern technology at Santa Laura Stadium last Saturday, during the soccer game on the eighth date of the Closing Tournament. This is a modern helicopter measuring one meter in diameter Read more
By: TJ Jerke, Grand Forks Herald
Last year, when Daniel Ellis’ team of university students tried to send their miniature unmanned aircraft through a simulated military bunker, they had communication problems and he said the machine never made it through the window.
At the same competition held at UND Thursday, the University of Michigan aircraft flew into the four-room bunker undetected and found a small flash drive it was programmed to retrieve.
Then the retrieval magnet got caught on a chair. Read more