Wednesday, March 29, 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...

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...

Brian Wilson, 45, raced to the scene with his DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter and shot  about 30 minutes of video before the battery died. His drone has four blades and weighs about 3 pounds. <!--NYDN-1300 -...

Garar Adan was the reported mastermind of the 2013 Westgate Mall shootings in Nairobi, Kenya, where four heavily armed men entered the mall on September 21
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 – 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...
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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...

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...
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...
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...

Amazon.com Inc. is testing drones to deliver goods as the world’s largest e-commerce company works to improve efficiency and speed in getting products to consumers. The Amazon.com Inc. Prime Air octocopter is seen in this...