So remember how Facebook was going to buy those Titan Aerospace drones? It appears Google has swept in to buy them instead.
According to The Wall Street Journal, Google has agreed to buy Titan Aerospace to utilize the drones to collect imagery, presumably for Google Maps.
Here’s a look at Titan’s high-flying, solar-powered aerial vehicles:
These and future models should be right at home with Google’s army of robots and autonomous vehicles, not to mention all their fancy Street View gadgets.
Terms have not been disclosed.
Image via YouTube