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Coming in all shapes and sizes, from tiny quad-copters to gargantuan solar-powered fixed-wing designs, drones are set to transform our lives in myriad ways. Having already made a huge impact in the military, numerous companies and research teams are exploring the commercial and civilian applications of unmanned aircraft – from autonomous sky-faring taxis to swarms of battlefield-ready flying robots.

Whisper Drone could stop the whining

​Multicopter drones are neat and everything, but they DO make a high-pitched whine – just image how annoying the sound of a large passenger-carrying version might be. It was with this in mind that electrical engineer Derek Schwartz recently went to Kickstarter with his Whisper Drone.

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