DARPA Sponsored Company Unveils Drones That Can

Fly Through Doors And Windows

 

 

 

 

 ” CyPhy Works unveiled its EASE or “Extreme Access System for Entry” drone this week, explaining that it can go where other drones cannot go for longer, because it is not limited by battery power.

The drone, developed with the aid of federal government grant money, is tethered to a power source by a microfilament, consisting of two strands of copper wire, allowing it to stay powered and never lose communications inside a structure. The drone also carries a thermal imaging camera.

The creator, Helen Greiner, former head of iRobot, which supplied ground robots to the military, notes of the drones “…they won’t be stopped by a fence, won’t be stopped by a ditch. They don’t have to go in through the ground floor or the doorway.” “