Latest Unmanned vehicles Stories

2011-11-09 18:00:00

The Largest RC Online Hobby Store, UJToys.com is pleased to announce the debut of the new Yiboo Video Camera RC Helicopters just in time to capture the Christmas rush. Shoppers will discover a premium collection of RC Hobbies that includes helicopters, cars, boats, trucks and more. These products provide value and entertainment for all ages. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 09, 2011 Whether shopping for Christmas gifts ahead of time or doing some last-minute shopping, shopping online is most...

Image 1 - Aerial Robot System Can Save Firefighter Lives
2011-11-09 13:43:55

A system built by University of Cincinnati experts around an unmanned aerial vehicle has faced a real-world test in a West Virginia controlled forest burn, and proved its usefulness. Wildfires kill and, too often, fatalities are caused by a lack of situational awareness, said Kelly Cohen. Timely information can prevent wildfire deaths, especially among first responders, said Cohen, associate professor of aerospace engineering & engineering mechanics at the University of Cincinnati....

Swarm Satellites Get Their Bearings
2011-10-28 04:44:31

ESA´s Swarm satellites, which will unravel the complexities of Earth´s magnetic shield, are being put through their paces to ensure that they will withstand the rigors of space. Marking an important milestone, the first satellite has undergone magnetic testing. Comprising three identical satellites, Swarm is ESA´s first constellation of Earth observation satellites. They are due to liftoff together on a Rockot launcher from Plesetsk in northern Russia next year. As the...

2011-10-26 07:00:00

The sixth annual ComBots Cup returns with robots flying in from around the world. The international heavyweight championship, now in it's sixth year, offers the top dollar prize for combat robots. With a trophy as big as the robots themselves, this event provides all the thrills of movie robots, but up close and real. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Teams from all over the US, Canada and Brazil will be coming to California this weekend to fight for The ComBots Cup - the annual...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.