Drones can fly at high speeds to a destination while keeping safe “backup” plans if things go awry.
System uses RFID tags to home in on targets; could benefit robotic manufacturing, collaborative drones, and other applications.
The silent, lightweight aircraft doesn’t depend on fossil fuels.
System allows drones to cooperatively explore terrain under thick forest canopies where GPS signals are unreliable.
Felipe Varon uses knowledge gained from MIT Professional Education to improve his invention; hopes cars might service areas with low access to food and supplies.
As delivery logistics become more challenging with expanding e-commerce, planners such as Matthias Winkenbach are offering solutions.
In a novel system developed by MIT researchers, underwater sonar signals cause vibrations that can be decoded by an airborne receiver.
With new system, drones navigate through an empty room, avoiding crashes while “seeing” a virtual world.
MIT senior Mehmet Efe Akengin aims to innovate for the greater good.