drones

Cup lids inspire new way for drones to sense danger

Adding domes to drone wings could help them better sense their surroundings and produce safer flying behaviors.

Drones could make last-mile package deliveries greener

Autonomous vehicles get packages out quicker while potentially reducing greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption.

Mayors endorse emerging technologies at annual conference

City leaders staked out positions related to drones, public safety, broadband, renewable energy, blockchain technology and more at their 90th annual conference.

Drone inspects subway tunnels after nearby building collapse

After the collapse of a parking garage over subway tunnels, officials in Boston used a drone to assess conditions before sending in a team of structural engineers for in-depth inspections.