Reconnaissance

12.17.14
Navy drone swims like a shark to spy on foes
12.17.14

Navy drone swims like a shark to spy on foes

It's hard to covertly gather intelligence on the open seas; conventional drones and submarines mak...

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01.16.14
The Summoner's Guidebook: Wards win League of Legends
01.16.14

The Summoner's Guidebook: Wards win League of Legends

A lot of you have noticed that I've been talking a lot about wards over the past several months. Th...

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07.17.12
Swarming quadrocopters complete trial recon mission for Japanese police (video)
07.17.12

Swarming quadrocopters complete trial recon mission for Japanese police (video)

Formation-flying quadrocopters have already given us hours of entertainment, but now they've also...

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07.16.12
Lockheed Martin Stalker drone stays airborne 48 hours using laser power, all-seeing eye gets literal (video)
07.16.12

Lockheed Martin Stalker drone stays airborne 48 hours using laser power, all-seeing eye gets literal (video)

Aerial drone designers have been pushing hard to get devices that can stay airborne for days. Afte...

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05.23.12
Army spy blimp to launch within weeks: 300 feet long, $500 million, 'multi-intelligent'
05.23.12

Army spy blimp to launch within weeks: 300 feet long, $500 million, 'multi-intelligent'

It can't go faster than 34MPH and it's already a year late for its planned deployment in Afghanist...

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03.15.12
DARPA envisions disposable SeeMe satellites for on-demand reconnaissance
03.15.12

DARPA envisions disposable SeeMe satellites for on-demand reconnaissance

A new project from DARPA could successfully bring satellites to the same throwaway status as paper...

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03.09.12
iRobot 110 FirstLook hands-on (video)
03.09.12

iRobot 110 FirstLook hands-on (video)

iRobot's Bedford, Massachusetts headquarters is literally crawling (well, rolling) with robots of...

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08.05.11
NASA's solar-powered Juno mission heads to Jupiter today, Orbiter finds water on Mars? (video)
08.05.11

NASA's solar-powered Juno mission heads to Jupiter today, Orbiter finds water on Mars? (video)

NASA's Juno mission has been beset by delays for a while now, but the solar-powered excursion is...

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06.10.11
Japanese ball drone knows how to make an entrance (video)
06.10.11

Japanese ball drone knows how to make an entrance (video)

Japan's Ministry of Defense is pretty good at its hovering drones, but we're not entirely convinc...

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