How this ‘tethered energy drone’ can help produce affordable clean energy with a small footprint – 10minmail

[ad_1] A simplified illustration of how an eWind Solutions kite — or “tethered energy drone” — could be used to soar over farmlands, generating power while creating a minimal footprint on the ground. (eWind Solutions Illustration) David Schaefer hesitates to call his technology a kite. It’s modeled on the same concept — a lightweight sail […]

A drone raced an ambulance to deliver medical supplies and won

[ad_1] In a drone vs. ambulance showdown, first aid supplies get to patients faster when flown rather than driven through surface streets, sirens wailing. That’s what researchers from Iraq and Australia found during test scenarios with a DJI Phantom 3 Professional remote-controlled drone pitted against a human-driven ambulance vehicle in a busy Iraqi city. In […]