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Want to make six figures? Try being a drone pilot

Looking for a gig that pays six figures? Consider being a freelance drone pilot.<p>It worked for Andrew Dean, who had been working as a waiter after …

Drones

Video of exploding drone surfaces after attempted attack on Venezuelan president

With drones getting cheaper and more readily available, it was only a matter of time until they were involved in a high-profile attack – something that might’ve happened in Venezuela.<p>A video posted on Twitter by Nick Waters appears to show a drone with an IED attached exploding near Venezuelan …

Drones

Mu, a new Python IDE for beginners

Mu is a very simple-to-use Python editor and IDE (integrated development environment) and this week, version 1.0 was released!New MuMu is designed to …

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DIY Raspberry Pi Data Logger Project

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or those needing to log data may be interested in a new Raspberry Pi project to create a DIY Raspberry Pi 3 data logger …

This Raspberry Pi rival offers a beefy CPU, 4K video, and more

Libre Computer<p>The Renegade Elite, from tech company Libre Computer, is a single-board computer that delivers more power than the Raspberry Pi.<br>• It isn’t the cheapest single board computer around, at $100, but you’re getting a lot for your cash.<br>• The Renegade Elite sports a hexacore processor, USB …

Raspberry Pi

How to build a Raspberry Pi-powered robot

Want to create your own tiny PiBot? Here's how<p>The tiny but potent PC that is the Raspberry Pi can be built into all manner of amazing projects, but …

Raspberry Pi Android Tablet Screen

If like me you have a few old tablets gathering dust or would like to use your existing device has a Raspberry Pi Android tablet screen, you’ll be …

Raspberry Pi

Portable trail camera uses a single power source and a Raspberry Pi

Gary has taken a Raspberry Pi 2, a Pi NoIR Camera and an Infrared LED light source and created a portable ‘trail camera’. A 12V power source provides …

7 Undiscovered Add-On Boards For Your Raspberry Pi

It’s been a couple of weeks since I returned to the Pi, and I’m already seeing people using the same old default add-on boards all...

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New Lightweight, Long-Range LiDAR Sensor for Drone Mapping

Cepton Technologies Inc., a provider of LiDAR sensing solutions for automotive, industrial and mapping applications, has launched SORA 200, a …

A Closer Look at the Utility and Ubiquity of Drone Partnerships - Commercial UAV News

Partnerships between companies like MicaSense Partners and Pix4D as well as the agreement between senseFly and Airware are just a couple examples of …

Innovation

Hydroid demonstrates underwater launch of Aerovironment's Blackwing UAV - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Hydroid, Inc. teamed with L3 Aerospace Systems, Sparton Corporation and AeroVironment, Inc. to successfully demonstrate the latest unmanned …

Announcing release of UgCS v.2.12 and UgCS for DJI v.2.8 update

SPH Engineering announces the release of the UgCS and its mobile companion’s UgCS for DJI update perfecting user experience and features for …

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Parrot releases drones for firefighters and farmers

Parrot is continuing its push into the commercial drone space with two new drones. The Bebop-Pro Thermo and Bluegrass are aimed at specific targets namely firefighters and farmers. Both join Parrot’s Professional range of drones that include the Disco-Pro AG and Bebop-Pro 3D Modeling. At this …

Drones

How to Make a DIY Mini Cell Phone Tower Using Parts You Can Order Online

But to get it to work long range might be pricy.<p>If you're concerned about private communication, there are a growing number of options, like Signal and PGP. Or, if you're two creative college kids, you could just build your own cell phone network.<p>Matthew May and Brendan Harlow are two recent …

Take These Steps to Secure Your Raspberry Pi Against Attackers

Raspberry Pi boards are fantastic for any project — they’re cheap, easy to use, can run a wide range of possible operating systems, and provide programmable GPIO pins as well as multi-core CPU availability and multiple USB ports.<p>You can use Raspberry Pi boards for all kinds of automation and …