Boston Globe - CyPhy Works, startup from iRobot co-founder Helen Greiner, unveils two hover-drones

One of the most interesting elements of CyPhy’s product design is that its UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) are tethered to a hand-held control system on the ground, rather than free-flying. The company’s “microfilament” technology sends power to the UAV, meaning that its flight time is unlimited. It also transmits high-def video back down to the control system, and the company says that unlike wireless links, it cannot be jammed by an enemy.

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