Posts tagged #PopSci

PopSci | What happens at the international UFO conference?

The 25th annual International UFO Congress, held last week in Scottsdale, Arizona, brings together a myriad of individuals from doctors to scientists to alien hunters to abductees to crop circle researchers. Open Minds, a media group dedicated to tracking reported UFO sightings, runs the event. It's comprised of lectures, vendor areas, workshops and plenty of time to get mingle with other attendees and get a selfie on the epic alien step and repeat.

PopSci | Ehang's drone copter wants to fly you around

These days, drones are everywhere you look. But EHang caught everyone's eye with a 'Drone Copter' called the '184,' that was teased on the CES 2016 showroom floor. Currently the company has a working prototype and it is working on working with various governments to eventually get the 184 in the skies near you.

Posted on January 12, 2016 and filed under Online.

PopSci | This self-driving car comes with its own drone

Rinspeed Auto's founder has been innovating for awhile. But with the self-driving car revolution just starting, we got a look at a concept car called the Rinspeed Auto Etos at CES 2016. Not only does it self-drive, it syncs with a bunch of applications, has a retractable steering wheel, 8 on-board cameras, and the big kicker — a built-in DRONE!

POPSCI | THE PARROT DISCO IS A FIXED WING DRONE THAT CAN FLY UP TO 50 MPH

Watch Katie Linendoll talk to Parrot founder & CEO Henri Seydoux from the floor of the Las Vegas Convention Center about the Disco, the company's recent fixed-wing drone, announced at CES 2016. What sets it apart is the ability to build it and throw it into the air — then you can control it with the Skycontroller or Flightplan app, and it flies up to 50 mph!

Posted on January 12, 2016 and filed under Online.