6 Most Unique Drones You Must Fly


Photo 2 of 6

Tyrone the Fire-breathing Drone

Tyrone looks like your standard drone, but instead of holding a camera, he holds and sprays a can of fire. Chaotic Moon, maker of Tyrone, was going to lit a dummy on fire to demo its technology at SXSW, but Austin police have banned drones, so the demo was scrapped. Instead, Tyrone is spraying silly string inside SXSW. But here's how the fire spraying works: A mount holds a Zippo lighter a few inches in front of the drone, while an aerosol can of hair spray provides the fuel.

In this slideshow


Editors’ Picks

CES 2018 AI Conference Schedule
Robotics Trends' AI conference at CES 2018 examines recent developments, current applications, and...

Japanese Startup GROOVE X Goes Viral as Teaser for LOVOT Robot
GROOVE X is teasing its LOVOT companion robots that are scheduled to...

What Humanoid Backflips Mean for Robot Agility
In just 24 months, machine agility has gone from the Keystone Kops, to...

Artificial Muscles Give Soft Robots ‘Superpowers’
Researchers have created origami-inspired artificial muscles that allow soft robots to lift...