Quadrotors

This Drone Is Armed, But Not Like You Might Imagine

This Drone Is Armed, But Not Like You Might Imagine

We’re almost so used to the idea of weapons-toting drones, that finding a drone with a pair of actual arms is a little unusual. This quadcopter with a pair of arms is the brainchild of university professors, who clearly didn’t think about the consequences of giving flying robots the ability…

Oh God, Here Come The Private Security Drones

Oh God, Here Come The Private Security Drones

It was inevitable. Drones are in ever-wider use by the military, and some day they might deliver you food, but it looks like they’ll also be the private, flying-camera spies for private companies too. That’s what Japanese security company Secom is banking on with its new private security quadrotor.

Dropping Explosives From A Quadrotor Puts Tom Clancy To Shame

Dropping Explosives From A Quadrotor Puts Tom Clancy To Shame

To a casual observer, this video might look like dropping high explosives from an RC helicopter, which would be cool enough on its own. But the real case is so, so much better: This is the future of dropping tiny, deadly bombs from the sky.