UK Drones

Trident: A Done Deal?

Paul Ingram | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Politics
Paul Ingram

Trident is in the news again, and will continue to generate heat in the run up to a parliamentary debate promised later this year on the programme and patrolling posture. But the outcome is clear, pre-determined in the minds of the political elite and to some extent in contractual and diplomatic commitments.

Amazon's Ambitious Plan Is A Drone Army That'll Deliver Your Packages In Just 30 Minutes

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Tech

Amazon has revealed some crucial details which explain how its off-the-wall Prime Air drone delivery service will actually work. While many bru...

Nothing To See Here, Just A Drone Landing On A MOVING Car

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Tech

Researchers in Germany have created a drone which can land on the roof of a moving car completely unassisted. The team based at the German Aerospac...

This Flying 'Tank' Is Actually An Ambulance Drone For The Battlefield

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK Tech

This is the AirMule and despite looking like the world's first flying tank this is actually a two-person autonomous drone ambulance. Built by Urban...

David Cameron Admits Syrian Rebels Are Not All 'Lib Dem Activists'

The | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Politics

David Cameron has said the 70,000 ground forces in Syria are “not all the sort of people you bump into at Liberal Democrat party conference” as hi...

Watch 100 Drones Perform Above Orchestra Playing Beethoven's Symphony No.5

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Tech

A record-breaking light show has captured an amazing performance of over one hundred drones. Displayed above an orchestra playing Beethoven's Symp...

Forget Roads, This Giant Self-Driving Drone Is The Future Of Transport

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Tech

CES 2016 has definitely had the future of travel out there front and centre, but nothing has been more eye-catching than drone-maker EHang's absolutel...

Meet DISCO, Parrot's 'Uncrashable' New Drone That's Basically Powered By AI

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Tech

Drones currently suffer from one major drawback which is that while they're incredibly cool, they're also generally pretty difficult to fly. Well Parr...

A Powerful New Chip Will Create The Self-Aware Drone Army You've Always Wanted

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK Tech

Chip-maker Qualcomm have unveiled their first sneak peak at a revolutionary new computer chip designed for drones which will give them increased flyin...

Five Technology Trends That Will Define 2016

Edward Lowe | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Tech
Edward Lowe

Across a wide number of technologies, 2016 could be the breakthrough year where inventions excitably talked about by the media and the industry become placed into the hands of the mass market. Here are the potential top trends for 2016.

GRAPHIC IMAGES: Toddler Loses Eye In Horrific Drone Accident

SWNS | Dave Rudge | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Parents

A dad has described the horrifying moment a drone's propeller sliced through his 18-month-old son's eye. Rick Webb, 30, said after various operati...

Drones to Map, Connect... and Save the World?

Mark Hawtin | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Tech
Mark Hawtin

Drones are unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly known as UAVs. The pilot-less aircraft integrate hardware with software to perform specific tasks. For example, easyJet uses drones to inspect its aircrafts and identify damage.

This Boy Just Took Out A Drone With Some Serious Bend-It-Like-Beckham Skills

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 30.10.2015 | UK Tech

A school boy in New Zealand has proven why footballs and drones should never be in the same vicinity together. The student managed to spot the unma...

UK Turns Back on UN Protection of Civilians

Thomas Nash | Posted 30.10.2015 | UK
Thomas Nash

The UK is set to break with a 15-year tradition by refusing to hold an open debate on the protection of civilians during its presidency of the UN Secu...

London Just Hosted A Fast And Furious-Style Drone Race And It Looks Amazing

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK Tech

London hosted its first indoor FPV (first-person view ) drone racing tournament on Sunday. 31 eager pilots came together at a warehouse in Whitecha...

This 4K Drone Video Of Two Whales Meeting A Paddle Boarder Is Oddly Mesmerising

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Tech

YouTuber Jaimen Hudson has posted a video that will convince you of all the glorious reasons why 4K is the best thing to ever happen to video. On S...

Cameron's Drone Strike 'Secret Kill Policy' Faces Legal Challenge

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK

David Cameron is facing a legal challenge over the decision to target Islamic State (IS) terrorists in Syria - despite Parliament refusing approval fo...

Bombing Islamic State, But Refusing Europe's Refugees: The UK Prefers Weaponry to Refuge

Neil Durkin | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK Politics
Neil Durkin

If the UK's airstrikes on Syrian targets lead to civilian deaths, panic and further refugee flows, who will be expected to look after those new refugees? Not Britain, presumably.

Astonishing Drone Footage Captures The Chaos Of The Hungarian Border

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Tech

A drone has captured the incredible scenes taking place at the Hungary-Croatia border. Having already built a border fence between itself and Serbi...

Watching Drones Build A Bridge All By Themselves Is More Than A Little Scary

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Tech

The age of the machines maybe finally upon us. Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich have for the first time, prog...

An Entire Army Of Drones Can Now Be Controlled By Just One Person

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Tech

Researchers in California believe they have broken a new record after one person managed to control an army of swarming drones all at the same time. ...

People Could Use Drones To Smuggle Guns And Drugs Into Prisons

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK

The use of drones with the potential to drop drugs and firearms into prisons, is an “emerging threat”, an intelligence expert has warned. Accor...

This Landmark Illegal Drone Flying Conviction Is Just The Beginning

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK Tech

A man has pleaded guilty to illegally flying a drone near to buildings and around congested areas in what is believed to be the first criminal convict...

The Waugh Zone September 11, 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday September 11, 2015... 1) FORWARD, NOT BACK? It was Jeremy Corbyn’s 99th rally last night and fo...

The Waugh Zone September 9, 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday September 9, 2015... 1) DRONE ALONE The killings of the three Brit ISIL terrorists are just the ...