This Perching Robot Could Point To The Future Of Flying Drones

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flickr-6228844874-hd What do you do when your drone runs out of power? At this point in the quadcopter game, flying drones need to return to base to recharge or risk falling out of the sky. However, a new method for “tapping” power lines has been discussed, which would allow the drones to sit on and steal power from overhead lines and then keep flying when they’ve recharged. Read More