Drones are handy. They can move in every direction, hover in place, and navigate spaces that wheels simply can't. They're already being used outdoors, but they'd be just as useful in shopping malls and grocery stores. There's just one drawback: they're freakin' scary. A flying plastic skeleton covered in spinning blades is not our idea of a positive customer experience. That's why researchers at Georgia Tech are working on improving human comfort level when it comes to drone interaction. One idea: instead of helicopters, why not blimps?
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Written by Curiosity Staff June 5, 2017
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