Tuesday, January 9, 2018
VOLOCOPTER’S AIR TAXI TAKES FLIGHT FOR FIRST TIME IN THE US
That’s why Intel capped its keynote address at this year’s CES by letting an 18-rotor air taxi prototype (octadecacopter?)
known as the Volocopter VC200 fly across the stage, albeit briefly.
The Volocopter 2X, the company’s first attempt at a production flying taxi.
Regardless of whether you believe “flying cars” will become a legitimate way to get around, there’s no doubting that people around the world are in love with the idea.
Once known as E-volo, Volocopter isn’t exactly a new kid on the flying taxi block.
It’s going to come very soon, and it will have a practical impact on our everyday lives.” As for Intel, Volocopter’s flight came at the end of a more than hour-long keynote, one where Krzanich talked at length about the ins and outs of other business partnerships centered around autonomous cars, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence.
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