Oklahoma State Student Creates Specialized Drone

By Kyle Arnold

In this photo taken March 28, 2014, Ben Loh, a Ph.D. student from Oklahoma State University, works at a demonstration booth during a drone summit at Northeastern State University in Broken Arrow, Okla. (AP Photo/Tulsa World, Matt Barnard)

BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) – Oklahoma State University graduate student Ben Loh informally calls his invention the “Death Star,” a spherical hovering drone that can land on any surface and is specialized for indoor use.

“I’ll graduate in May, and I’m already working with OSU on starting my own company,” Loh, a doctorate candidate studying aerospace engineering, told the Tulsa World.

“There are a lot of different types of UAVs out there, but I haven’t seen anything like this before.”

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