On CES 2018, opened today in Las Vegas , Intel quite unexpectedly showed the concept of a flying machine Volocopter. By According to the company, Volocopter is able to become a taxi of the future.
" Imagine that you get the smartphone, open the corresponding application and call a personal air taxi. Science fiction future on actually a lot closer than you may seem " - stated on Intel CEO Brian Krzhanic.
AND at There are some truths to the representatives of the company. It's not as much a car as a drone heavyweight c 18 engines, in the cabin of which the person is placed. That's why difficulties with development should be less - improved the navigation system, increased the number of batteries and on just in case they added a parachute.
A that's when Volocopter can really be ordered from smartphone to fly to Kanye West Party - in Intel does not specify. They say that everything depends on permission to flights from Federal Aviation Administration of the United States.
Read in Russian: Intel показала на CES концепт летающего автомобиля Volocopter (нет, это дрон)