Monday, May 22, 2017

DRONES

DRONES

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...

Researchers at the University of Zurich have unveiled new technology enabling drones to recover stable flight from any position and land autonomously in failure situations. It will even be possible to launch drones by...

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...

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...
Drones

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....

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...
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...
Amazon

Amazon recently announced plans to test a drone delivery system in parts of the UK that are hard to access with conventional delivery methods. While much attention has focused on the service it would...

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

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...

By Alison Vekshin, Bloomberg.  A move by police agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area to deploy drones for the first time is provoking a backlash from leaders and activists who fear the surveillance will...