Drones can fly at high speeds to a destination while keeping safe “backup” plans if things go awry.
Oct. 25, 2019 • ~7 min
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System uses RFID tags to home in on targets; could benefit robotic manufacturing, collaborative drones, and other applications.
Feb. 18, 2019 • ~7 min
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The silent, lightweight aircraft doesn’t depend on fossil fuels or batteries.
Nov. 21, 2018 • ~8 min
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System allows drones to cooperatively explore terrain under thick forest canopies where GPS signals are unreliable.
Nov. 1, 2018 • ~7 min
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Low-power design will allow devices as small as a honeybee to determine their location while flying.
June 20, 2018 • ~7 min
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Algorithm provides networks with the most current information available while avoiding data congestion.
June 4, 2018 • ~7 min
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Autonomous glider can fly like an albatross, cruise like a sailboat.
May 18, 2018 • ~8 min
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With new system, drones navigate through an empty room, avoiding crashes while “seeing” a virtual world.
May 17, 2018 • ~8 min
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MIT senior Mehmet Efe Akengin aims to innovate for the greater good.
March 25, 2018 • ~8 min
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Alumni’s video-capturing drone tracks moving subjects while freely navigating any environment.
March 13, 2018 • ~9 min
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