Dragonfly to become the smallest aerial vehicle
A micro-aerial vehicle is in project focus with surprising components: an actual dragonfly insect being steered to create an aerial vehicle smaller lighter and stealthier than anything that is man made. We are used to scientists wanting to copy insects when engineering the design of aerial items. Well, here the goal of the project is to turn insects into cyborg drones. The research and development project is going on at Cambridge, MA-ba...
Travelling became easier with HCE ticketing solution
Rambus Ecebs announced a comprehensive mobile ticketing product suite leveraging Host Card Emulation (HCE) technology to securely load virtual smart cards onto smart phones for the public transport industry. From the back office to the consumer, this solution includes an HCE Ticket Wallet Service and Ticketing App that enables transport operators to easily and securely transition from physical to virtual smart cards while maintaining compatibilit...
Reference designs extend flight time of industrial drones
Two circuit-based subsystem reference designs have been introduced by Texas Instruments (TI) which will help manufacturers add flight time and extend battery life to quadcopters and other non-military consumer and industrial drones used to deliver packages, provide surveillance or communicate and assist at long distances.
Drone training offered for EuroUSC students
Many were disappointed to learn that EuroUSC lost its NQE status for drone training recently. In light of this news, many current clients who enrolled on its BNUC-S course to attain a PfCO are left wondering what will happen to their training and of course, their money.
Will you soon need to pass a test to fly your drone?
UK government ministers have today proposed a safety test for drone users following a consultation on drone safety. This follows a raft of developments around the world as governments begin to crack down on irresponsible drone use.