#Drones

Engineering Ideas – Can we make drones sound less annoying by factoring in humans at the design stage?

3 months ago — Long Read

These days almost everyone has either flown a drone or listened to the nasty whining sound they produce. Although small drones (up to 20kg) are about 40 decibels quieter than...

Hydrogen Powered Drone sets World Record

12 months ago — Quick Read

A drone, powered by a Hydrogen Fuel Cell, has set a new World Record after flying continuously for 331 minutes. The record was reported by Fuel Cell Works who confirmed...

5 Eco-Cities of the Near Future

2 years ago — Deep Dive

Pneumatic waste systems, pollution sensors, robots, drones, and self-driving cars - Engineers are taking the tech we predicted for the far future and using it to create viable modern cities...

Drones in Construction — An Aerial View of the Future

3 years ago — Long Read

There is an aerial revolution happening across the world. Drones have emerged as a unique tool within many different sectors. This isn't surprising, as their benefits range from on-site safety...

What do you get when you cross a drone with a HoloLens – XRay Vision.

3 years ago — Long Read

A team of engineers from Austria want to change the way we interface with drones. The team from the Graz University of Technology have combined a drone with Microsoft's augmented...

Drones might soon be able to re-charge mid-flight thanks to Engineers at Imperial College London

4 years ago — Long Read

Engineers at Imperial College London have showcased an efficient method for wirelessly transferring power to a drone mid-flight. Excitingly the breakthrough might have applications for other technologies - transferring power...