France Wants Military Helicopter Drones; Tags Airbus, Naval Group to Lead – Rotor & Wing International

Photo courtesy of Airbus Helicopters The Direction générale de l’armement (DGA) is exploring rotary-wing unmanned aircraft systems. To do so, it has awarded a contract to a consortium comprising Airbus Helicopters and the Naval Group. According to Airbus, the contract covers de-risking studies of a…

Product Showcase: IBM TJBot – YouTube

TJBot is an open-source platform built around the Raspberry Pi for exploring artificial intelligence (AI) with IBM Watson. Create recipes on IBM Cloud to hold conversations with TJBot, ask it to dance, turn on a light, or analyze a Tweet. The TJBot kit can be…

Next-Generation Drones Inspired by Nature

The key to designing the next generation of drones could reside in the animal kingdom. Engineers are exploring an area of research called biomimetics, which is an interdisciplinary field combining principles of engineering, chemistry, and biology, according to Nature. These concepts get applied to the…