Friday, December 15, 2017

DRONES

DRONES

Mark Bowden investigates how the unmanned, remote-controlled aircraft altered the battlefield forever Though unmanned, remote-controlled drones had been used in times of war since World War II, they were revolutionized in 1995. The Gnat, developed...

No Drone Zone, Washington, D.C. tops list Drones flying over Niagara Falls provided stunning views of the Siberian Express' effects on a wonder of the world. The incident with the drone crashing into the White...

This week, the Washington Post published a story about a new US plan to use lethal drone strikes in Syria to destroy ISIS capabilities on the ground. By David Alpher, George Mason University  The desire to do...

The world’s first drone deliveries have begun trial runs in the United Kingdom and the U.S. Once primarily used by militaries, small quadcopter and octocopter drones are now so commonplace they are for sale...

Drones are soaring in popularity in Myanmar, where hobbyists regularly gather to pilot the flying vehicles. Drones have also been used by one university to track damage caused by recent flooding. And despite the...
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As petroleum has become harder to find, it's become increasingly costly and dangerous to extract. Could aerial data-collection bots create a new boom in fossil fuels? Oil and gas exploration has always moved at the...
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Over the past 15 years, drones have progressed from laboratory demonstrations to widely available toys. Technological improvements have brought ever-smaller components required for flight stabilization and control, as well as significant improvements in battery technology....
Robot and Skeleton

With the appearance of robotic financial advisors, self-driving cars and personal digital assistants come many unresolved problems. We have already experienced market crashes caused by intelligent trading software, accidents caused by self-driving cars and...
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Amazon has been busy testing out its new Prime Air initiative at a secret location in the English countryside. The service’s promise of a 30-minute delivery by specially designed drones may look like click-bait...

Intuitive Aerial Inc. Opens Los Angeles Office Los Angeles, CA: Intuitive Aerial AB (INTU.ST), the Swedish manufacturer of the professional cinema drone the Aerigon, has opened a new Los Angeles office. Intuitive Aerial Inc., the...

Drones – and promises about drones – seem ubiquitous these days. And some of what we associate with drones comes with varying degrees of scariness. We think of automated planes shooting missiles, drones flying near...

Caren Morrison, Georgia State University - When a Kentucky man shot his neighbor’s drone out of the sky over his house this July, the story hit a nerve. What’s a guy to do when there’s a...