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Droneimals

Flying technology is used for delight with pet-like toys

Implications - Typically, drone technology is seen as a huge step for function. Shifting the focus to fun, the flight technology is being applied to toys and leisure with drone animals. Essentially functioning as pet replacements, these "Droneimals" open the doors for more affordable, less high-pressure forms of animal companionship.
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Fire-Breathing Dragon Toys
Fire-Breathing Dragon Toys
This Remote Control Dragon Will Make You the Envy of the Entire Area
With the popularity of the show ‘Game of Thrones,’ you can now fit right in with your very own remote control dragon. Unlike other remote control flyers, this dragon comes equipped with... MORE
Jellyfish-Mimicking Drones
Jellyfish-Mimicking Drones
Researchers at NYU Created a Jellyfish Drone That Hovers in the Air
Researchers from New York University recently created a jellyfish drone that can imitate the movement of a swimming jellyfish. The drone was designed by Leif Ristroph who is an applied mathematician... MORE
Mobile Phone Butterflies
Mobile Phone Butterflies
The Natural History Museum London Has Some Interesting New Butterflies
Daily, there are hundreds of mobile phones that are tossed out and replaced with newer models, but as the ‘Social Butterflies’ of the Natural History Museum London show, old phones can... MORE
Vampire Bat Drones
Vampire Bat Drones
The DALER Prototype Drone Can Scope Out Inaccessible Areas
Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne have constructed a vampire bat drone that is inspired by how such bats use the tips of their wings like legs when traversing the... MORE
Hi-Tech Artsy Toys
Hi-Tech Artsy Toys
This Mechanical Butterfly Was Designed to Be Decorated by the Child
Once upon a time, a child made his own toy from the simplest of things. Times have certainly changed; however, this mechanical butterfly toy is an example of a contemporary plaything with some... MORE
Bionic Birds
Bionic Birds
The Bionic Bird's Flight is Controlled By Your Smartphone
The Bionic Bird is an appropriately named bird robot that can be controlled using smartphone accelerometers and magnetometers. The bird can communicate via Bluetooth up to a range of 100 meters. It... MORE
Robotic Raptors
Robotic Raptors
The 'Robirds' Drones Are Used to Keep Nuisance Birds Away
A Dutch designer has created Robirds, robotic raptors that can be used to keep birds away from the paths of aircraft, crop fields and landfills where they can cause danger, disease and straight-up... MORE

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