Monday, May 22, 2017

DRONES

DRONES

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...
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Imagine boarding a plane. Economy class. There’s a kid behind you kicking the seat. You put on headphones and try to tune out the world. Immediately after takeoff, you feel a thud and hear...

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...
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Is this pizza-delivering drone from Dominos just a publicity stunt, or a tantalizing look at the future of food delivery? Because while the eight-bladed DomiCopter is a little impractical given it needs a skilled pilot,...
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....

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...

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...
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Phoenix Air Purchases AERIGON and Receives N-number from FAA Los Angeles, CA: Apr. 14, 2016 . . . Intuitive Aerial has been granted a Section 333 exemption by the FAA to operate any aircraft on...

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

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 -...

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...