WiBotic, a supplier of wireless power and battery intelligence solutions for the robotics industry, announced it has raised $2.5 million in a seed round. The new investment round is led by Tsing Capital, and includes investments from Comet Labs and Digi Labs as well as follow-on investments from W Fund, WRF Capital and Wisemont Capital. Continue reading
Boeing’s newly launched venture investment division, HorizonX, along with JetBlue Technology Ventures, are investing in a startup developing an electric-powered aircraft with the potential to transform short-haul flights.
Modified UAV with actuators enabling rotor tilt.
Investigators at the Institute of Systems Optimization (ITE) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany have undertaken a project to increase the level of control of quadrotor drones by adding tilt-able rotors and associated control systems.
Rotron Power Ltd, a manufacturer of advanced rotary-powered propulsion systems for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) applications,has announced the successful completion of a 1,000 hour simulated flight endurance test. Continue reading
Heavy duty aerial robots have made a major leap from wish-tech to becoming next generation real-tech innovation after the success of early aeronautical engineering development work by Neva Aerospace. Having secured essential international patent protection of its concepts, the company is now sharing its ideas for aerial robotic platforms (ARPs) with the public announcement of its Vlinder concept. Continue reading