Powering UAVs With Laser Beams

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Using the NI LabVIEW Real-Time Module, the NI Vision Development Module, and the NI 3110 embedded controller to control and aim high-energy lasers, a small group of engineers and scientists at LaserMotive demonstrated the ability to beam hundreds of watts of energy at a distance of up to 1 km, and over a kilowatt at shorter distances. 

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>> Read more about LaserMotive and how the company found a way to transmit power wirelessly and supply remote locations with energy.