The hummingbird-spy of DARPA

Gianluca Riccio

Spybot

Technology

At first glance (and perhaps not too closely) it might seem like a real hummingbird, but it is the new spybot created by DARPA: this flying robot is equipped with a video camera capable of transmitting images remotely. The dimensions are still excessive (but I am very demanding): 16 cm of wingspan and 19 grams of weight. Yes, it's not a Boeing, and No, that's not all. We'll see them fly, guys: and one fine day, we won't even see them... Read all

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