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Drones halve the cost of inspection, Cyberhawk says

<b>An analysis conducted by a North Sea operator has shown that unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) inspections and surveys conducted by Cyberhawk Innovations</b> …

5 Ways To Use Drones In The Classroom: Cherishing Students' Passion For Technology

Cherishing Students' Passion For Technology: Using Drones In The Classroom<p>Mobile devices may have enabled the breakthrough of disruptive technology …

Pass the parcel! IBM patent reveals plans to build drones that can transfer packages mid-air

• <b>A fleet of drones could pass packages mid-air and extend delivery ranges</b>• <b><br>A customer's personal drone would be sent out to meet the delivery drones</b>• <b><br>The</b> …

Autonomous and intelligent methane-sniffing drones

The NEST-funded <b>Sniffer Drone Project,</b> led by geographer Chris Hugenholtz, looks to develop unmanned drones capable of detecting and quantifying …

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What happens if a drone hits you in the head?

What happens if a drone hits you in the head?<p>The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants to know, so they conducted a study to understand and mitigate the risks of drones flying over people, and what happens if a drone loses connection to its pilot or just crashes to the ground.<p>It turns out …

17 Ways Drones Are Changing the World

New technologies will change our lives in countless ways in the coming years and decades. While technological innovations and their consequences are …

Why people get arrested for flying drones

Smuggling, spying and crashing are just a few reasons.<p>As drones surge in popularity across the United States, it should come as no surprise that legal cases involving drones are also starting to accumulate.<p>From invading people’s privacy like a Peeping Tom, to flying over prisons to drop cellphones, …

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Drones, infant necklaces and other innovations to vaccinate more children

Africa is fast becoming a significant driving force for innovation. We saw this first with cell phones quickly outstripping landlines, followed by …

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Why China's Drones Are Taking Off

An erratic regulatory style can sometimes be an advantage.<p>Amazon.com Inc.'s Jeff Bezos has made a career of being first in e-commerce. But in one critical area, he's falling behind -- thanks to Washington. While Bezos has been eager to deliver orders to customers in the U.S. with drones, Amazon's …

China

Video drones move adverts from the screen to the sky

Good luck avoiding them at your next concert.<p>on techrepublic<p>Due to the public way in which Windows is tested, we already know about many of the new …

Heavy load drone maker planning to setup shop in Lakeland

LAKELAND, Fla. - A Norwegian drone maker plans to setup shop in Lakeland — but these are not your Christmas gift-type drones.<p>Griff Aviation …

Tourism

Flying Cars, Air-taxi, Personal Drone, an industry snapshot

<b>Who are the current players?</b><p>A lot of these concepts are multirotor-based drone-like concepts and spot-on to the current Zeitgeist. Aeromobils “Flying …

Aerospace

Drone swarms deployed in aerial dogfight test

Experts at the Georgia Tech Research Institute and the Naval Postgraduate School have deployed drone swarms in a first-of-its-kind aerial dogfight test.<p>In a statement released Friday, Georgia Tech said that that the test involving opposing swarms of unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) took place Feb. 9, …

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Grand Canyon Park Rangers Use Drones to Search for Missing Hikers

The Grand Canyon is the only national park with its own fleet of drones.<p>Brandon Torres—AP<p>Aaron BrownView Aaron Brown's …

9 incredible ways we're using drones for social good

When it comes to alleviating some of the world's most pressing problems, perhaps we should look to the skies.<p>The word "drone" might inspire images of …

Will Dubai Offer First Passenger Drone for Public Transportation?

<b>Rapid innovation in drone technologies could relieve commuter traffic in smart cities as passenger drone services become available.</b>For anyone needing …

Transportation

Introducing Fieldscanner: Real-time Drone Mapping is Here

Create real-time maps of your crops so you can act before the drone lands.<p>Ever since drones began appearing on farms, growers have dreamed of …

Unmanned Aircraft

How drones are changing mining

They’re performing with Lady Gaga at the Superbowl and taking over toy store shelves; drones are becoming ubiquitous. Our trials suggest they’ll help …

Drones

This magician can effortlessly control 8 drones at once — or can he?

Is it possible to create illusions in a world where technology makes anything possible?<p>It's the question tech-magician Marco Tempest asks and answers …

Drone vs. Lightning: Guess Which One Wins?

What would happen if a drone got caught in an electrical storm?<p>That's the question YouTuber Tom Scott asked when he brought two DJI Phantom 3 drones …

Help wanted: Commercial drone boom opens door for mechanics

FARGO, N.D. — With the number of commercial drones expected to soar into the millions in the next few years, operators whose unmanned aircraft …

Drones

Five fascinating ways drones are disrupting industries

1st responders want drones to aid in searches, saving lives

<b>JACKSONVILLE, Fla.</b> - If you call 911 in the future, a fire-rescue expert said first responders may bring in a drone to help with your emergency.<p>Drone …

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Drones on farm: Are they eyes in the sky . . . or just pie?

Drones seem like an obvious fit for farming – a tool that allows you to keep track of a large operation while potentially profiting from the data …

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Drone Sales Exploded 117% in 2016

The drone industry is still growing at a extremely fast pace: in 2016, the sales of drones in the United States more than doubled, increasing a …

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Drones Are Being Used For More Than Just Aerial Photography

The commercial real estate industry has become increasingly dependent on drones, with the construction and infrastructure sectors accounting for more than $45B of drones’ total $127B market value, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers research.<p>This technology is frequently used to assist with tasks …

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