It seems like an odd paradox. Astronomers can see stars billions of lightyears away and yet conservationists cannot see animals right here on earth. Two friends and colleagues at Liverpool John Moores University recognised this
The debate between fixed wing and rotary drone systems has continued since drones made their first appearance, and the fight is heating up. Zipline, a drone company that currently conducts over 500 blood supply deliveries
Artificial intelligence, robotics, globalisation, the transformation of energy systems, the intense commercial competition in business of technology, and the rising realisation that the best inventions of the future will centre on human needs and the requirement to sustain life on this planet — these are the recurring themes, and there’s a great batch of new stories below that illustrate the future unfurling ahead.
Drones are becoming increasingly popular for applications in video production, surveillance and agricultural crop monitoring. The downsides to current technologies are that these drones are controlled by live humans and batteries only last 20 minutes.
The future of drones dropping off parcels at the home doorstep is not too far off. The e-commerce company AHA is now being serviced by the drone delivery firm Flytrex. Currently, the drones in Iceland
Perth-based company Orbital Corporation Ltd claims to have produced the first reciprocating internal combustion engine designed from scratch for UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles). The company has just announced a US$90m contract with Boeing subsidiary Insitu
By sky or by sea, unmanned vehicles are opening up new avenues for business development. The Warren Centre’s Calm Before the Swarm: The future of autonomous air and sea vehicles panel will take place on Wednesday
The Warren Centre is proudly presenting four events on Tuesday 25 October and Wednesday 26 October as part of the Spark Festival (formerly Sydney Startup Week). Our first event Beyond Binary is already fully booked – so get in quick for the other events to see experienced innovators, cutting edge academics, and exciting new entrepreneurs discuss how machine intelligence will change the world.