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Treat your Fear of Flying with Virtual Reality

Treat your Fear of Flying with Virtual Reality

VR to fight Fear of Flying (Credit: University of Haifa) A new form of cognitive-behavior therapy offered by the Department of Psychology in the University of Haifa in Israel uses virtual reality to confront one of the more common phobias. ...

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Micro-Flying Robot

Micro-Flying Robot

Seiko Epson Corporation has developed a “microrobot” named FR-II. The robot is the successor to the original FR, which used to be the world’s smallest and lightest micro-flying robot; the newer version includes Bluetooth wireless control and independent flight capability. ...

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Air-Ray Ballonet

Air-Ray Ballonet

Inspired by the Manta ray, the largest known specimen of the ray family, the German firm “Festo” created the “Air ray” – a remote-controlled ballonet filled with helium and constructed with a flapping-wing drive mechanism, which allows it to “swim” ...

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