Patrick Gikandi

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Smartphones, drones, to save lives in Malawi

A mobile phone equipped to measure heart rate, body temperature and breathing, with a digital medical manual for health care staff. Unmanned drones …

Oil Field Drones

Drones have taken on a particularly dystopian aura in public discourse, thanks to the Obama Administration’s controversial policy of using them to …

Oil & Gas Industry

Managing multiple drones is harder than it sounds, and DroneDeploy wants to change that

Not many software startups can claim to be running in the cloud in more ways than one. Startup DroneDeploy can, in the sense that it promises to let …

Game of Drones: Where UAVs meet paintball

Mucking around with monarchical politics and swords is all well and good, but a remote-controlled toy drone involves around 98 percent less …

Drones

Rise of the drones

Read time 9min 40sec<p>Drones have the potential to help governments cope with the onslaught from wildlife criminals, according to the WWF.<p>Adam Rosman …

Wildlife

Opinion: Drone industry in New Jersey: The sky's the limit

<b>By John Boyd Jr.</b><p>Drones are a hot-button, high-flying issue today, whether related to Obama’s war on terror, tracking felons on the run or monitoring …

Drones Play Peacetime Role with Flood Coverage

The U.S. military’s successful but controversial use of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, is well known, but other variations of pilotless aircraft are finding new uses, as the vast amounts of footage of central Europe’s flooding show.<p>Geodis of the Czech Republic and Skyeye Production in …

TEDGlobal: Are drones tools of war or a social good?

<b>Speakers at the TEDGlobal conference have been debating the positive use of drones in society.</b><p>Delegates heard how drones, more usually seen as military tools, are increasingly playing a positive role in civilian life<p>They are offering new ways of transportation and carrying out vital conservation …