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DHL will do delivery-by-drone, but only for one tiny European island

While Netflix laughs, Amazon petitions and Google runs tests in New Zealand, DHL is about to actually launch drone delivery for its customers -- sort of. Of course, it's a rather limited launch, since the only eligible recipients are residents of Juist, a German island in the North Sea. DHL has …

EXAME

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Ambulance drone delivers help to heart attack victims

An ambulance drone carrying a defibrillator for rapid response to heart attacks has just been unveiled in the Netherlands.<p>One of the most important considerations in emergency medical treatment is response time. Now, an engineering graduate at Delft University of Technology has created a rapid …

Drones

Who is flying the mystery drones over France's nuclear sites?

Unmanned aircraft have been seen flying over many of France's nuclear stations and the authorities don't know where they have come from.<p>Greenpeace, who have previously flown a paraglider over a nuclear plant in France, deny any involvement.<p>An investigation has been launched, as Ben Bland reports.

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Check Out These Awesome Gadgets From the Tokyo Toy Show

The world's smallest multicopter, "QuatroX", measuring approximately 2.5 inches wide and 1 inch high, is demonstrated at<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Kiyoshi Ota—EPA

Gear & Gadgets

E-Waste Quadcopter Built Using PC Fans (Not Really)

Yet another April fools day pranks thats worth a mention is the quadcopter from e-waste, which has been published over on the Hack A Day website, …

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$250K police drone crashes into Lake Conroe - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

By Heather Alexander<p>Divers are scouring the bottom of Lake Conroe in the hope of recovering a controversial $250,000 police drone that crashed into …

Drone Images Reveal Buried Ancient Village in New Mexico

Thermal images captured by a small drone allowed archaeologists to peer under the surface of the New Mexican desert floor, revealing …

Archaeology

Drone Saves Puppy Trapped In Stony Creek Swamp - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Chief Ahern said the fire department now has its own Phantom Vision drone, one donated to the department. At the Stony Creek Quarry fire, Peter …

Drone circles building explosion taking video - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

A drone gliding over the rubble of an apartment building ravaged by a gas explosion didn’t belong to the New York police or fire departments, but …

SXSW 2014: Stun Gun Drone Zaps Intern

Drone used in attempt to smuggle drugs into Melbourne prison, say police - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Nick Evershed<p>A man will face court next week after a drone quadcopter was allegedly used to try to smuggle drugs into a Melbourne prison.<p>Police were …

Oculus Rift + UAVs = Oculus FPV

Ever since the first developer kits for the Oculus Rift began shipping, a number of creative types have been combining the VR goggles with other …

A peek into the future of ardupilot

At the recent LCA'2014 conference in Perth I gave a couple of talks about research projects I'm working on with ardupilot. These show a couple of the …

Calculus

DroidPlanner 2.0 Beta Announced

Drone films boulders trail of destruction. - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

I thought using an AR.Drone to record wind damage on my roof for insurers was forward thinking. This video shows just how assessors might in the …

How Fendi's 'Drone Cam' will put flying robots on the catwalk - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

The last thing one would associate with the word “drone” is glamour, but today, during Milan fashion week, unmanned aerial vehicles are having their …

In New Video, Netflix Mocks Amazon Drone

Is Netflix mocking Amazon’s announcement about home delivery drones? The Amazon video caught the internet by storm, although some observers thought it was more of a PR stunt than a real initiative. Now Netflix looks like they are trying to achieve a PR coup of their own by jumping into the fray …

The best cameramen at the Olympics are drones

Drones are being used to film ski and snowboarding events at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, as you may have noticed. But the use of unmanned aerial vehicles for sports photography is far from a passing gimmick. In fact, you should expect more and more athletic events to be filmed by drone.<p>Remo …

Prototyping

This Amazing Footage Shows Why Drone Journalism Is About To Go Mainstream

Expect to see broadcasters using unmanned cameras more during 2014.

UAV firefighting technology in the sky - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

THE future is here when it comes to unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs.<p>Firefighters meanwhile are always looking toward the latest technology with the …

Fly the world's smallest quadcopter

Technology is making toys smarter. BBC Click's LJ Rich takes a miniature quadcopter for a spin. It can fit in the palm of your hand, weighs the same as a pencil and its motors - based on the parts of your smartphone - make it vibrate.<p>But how long will it stay in the air on a full battery</b> …

Drones

Renault concept comes with scouting drone

The Renault KWID is a concept multi-purpose vehicle that comes with its very own drone for scouting terrain and traffic conditions.<p><b>The Renault KWID</b> …

Lakemaid Beer Tests Drone Delivery on Frozen Northern Lakes - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

MINNEAPOLIS — What’s a beer company to do when it realizes its customers are located in isolated ice fishing shacks miles away from the nearest …

Parrot's MiniDrone climbs walls, rolls across the ceiling, is really, really small

Parrot's been offering up relatively small updates to its AR.Drone line each year at CES, and while the quadcopter is, without question, one of the most immediately recognizable in the space, we've been waiting to see a genuinely fresh take on the product. The MiniDrone delivers -- and then some. …

World's First Carbon Fiber 3D Printer Announced, The Mark One

This is the week of the SolidWorks World 2014 in San Diego, Ca, and so far there have been quite a few pretty groundbreaking announcements from the …