Posted By Simon Montford on Nov 30 2015
Amazon released further details about a fleet of delivery drones that the company hopes will soon be used to carry packages directly to it's customers, within thirty minutes of an order. The design allows it to fly both vertically and horizontally, and is similar to Sony's VTOL drone. Amazon's drone has a range of 15 miles, but it's top speed has yet to be revealed.
Posted By Simon Montford on Nov 29 2015
We have three fantastic speakers lined up for tomorrow's event "Future of Drones". It will be live broadcast via Periscope from 7pm GMT. To join us simply download the app, search for "WEB3IOT", click the follow button, and the live feed will appear on your phone or tablet. If you can't join us on Periscope, the talks will be available to view on Youtube. Here's an overview of the event...
Posted By Simon Montford on Nov 20 2015
From hero to zero, the Zano drone failed to take off. Having been one of the most successful Kickstarter campaigns of 2014, the team behind the doomed project concede defeat. The company raised over £2m worth of pre-orders from 12,000 supporters, and it now appears that the majority of those that paid £170 to own one will have nothing to show for it.
Posted By Nicola Osborne on Oct 29 2015
18:15 - 18:20 Simon Montford (WEB3//IOT) @simonmontford
The theme tonight is the maker revolution – the opening up of industrial technologies to amateaur makers. Maker Culture contributes 30 billion to the global economy, so this is a big and growing thing, with Internet of Things at the centre (the recorded livestream can be viewed here).
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