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The home-inspecting Aire drone looks like a flying Amazon Echo

It makes it sound like something from Charlie Brooker’s <i>Black Mirror</i>, but it’s inescapable: Aevena’s Aire looks like a flying version of Apple’s …

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Behold the majesty of our world with the 50 best drone photos

Drone costs have dropped substantially over the past few years, and during this span, we have seen the technology increase exponentially. While early …

Drones

DJI launches drone identification and monitoring system AeroScope

The product is aimed at striking a balance between security and privacy.<p>Chinese drone developer DJI has announced the launch of a new product called …

Trump signs bill reinstating the FAA’s drone registration requirement

Back in late-2015, the Federal Aviation Administration introduced new rules requiring owners of small drones to submit their devices to a database and attach a registration code to the side of the product. In May of this year, a judge in the D.C. Circuit shot the rule down, and the FAA began the …

CNN can now fly its news drone over crowds in an industry first

While many media outlets in the U.S. have been using drones to capture news footage for several years, strict regulations have prevented them from …

Drones

Wireless charging will make drones always ready to fly

Drones are great until you realize running all those propellers, a camera, GPS and other assorted technology bits are a real drain on the battery. If you're just using one for images it's not too big of a deal. But if you're using one for surveying, security or delivering burritos, swapping out …

UK based scientists have developed a drone that shoots 'webs' like Spider-Man

What this drone really wants to be is Spider-Man - and it is, almost. Hovering in the air it has four tubes from which it shoots out web-like anchors.<p>Getting these anchors to stick is still a work in progress, as can be seen here, but the technology which allows the robot to tether itself to a …

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Air traffic controllers may get a break from non-stop drone reports

Air traffic controllers have it bad enough managing full-size aircraft, but they face an extra headache when you throw drones in the mix. You see, controllers get calls when drone pilots want approval to fly within 5 miles of an airport -- and with an average of 250 reported close encounters per …

New York advances drone industry with testing corridor

ROME, N.Y. (AP) — Envisioning a day when millions of drones will buzz around delivering packages, watching crops or inspecting pipelines, a coalition is creating an airspace corridor in upstate New York where traffic management systems will be developed and unmanned aircraft can undergo safety and …

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Flying taxis in Dubai complete their first test flight

Being stuck in a traffic jam can play havoc with your plans, but the future of transport has edged a step nearer to reality now that autonomous flying taxis in Dubai have completed their first test flight.<p>As part of the United Arab Emirates‘ plan to introduce flying cars and other high-tech …

A Chinese village is inviting drone enthusiasts to capture their colourful tradition

A Chinese village where colourful chillies and chrysanthemums are sun-dried over roofs is inviting drone enthusiasts to come and film the tradition from above.<p>Huangling is a remote countryside village in Wùyuán and between September and November, visitors to the village can get a view of “shaiqiu”, …

Africa: Drones: Keeping a Watchful Eye on Africa

Drones.<p>Operated either autonomously based on a pre-programmed flight plan or by remote control, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), popularly known as …

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How drones are innovating mapping

Drones aren't just for Amazon deliveries, lethal airstrikes, and unsanctioned White House lawn landings. They're also redrawing maps.<p>Traditionally, a …

5 Countries That Have the Most Drones

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Game of drones: Singaporeans travel with camera drones in tow

Step aside, selfie sticks. The hottest new gadget in travel photography takes your vacation snaps to new heights - literally.<p>We are talking about …

These drones with Wi-Fi have X-ray vision

Drones can now see through walls — sort of.<p>Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, just figured out how to use Wi-Fi signals and …

Wi-Fi

See Where Drones Are Most Popular in America

From movie shoots to search-and-rescue operations to your neighborhood park, drones are everywhere. This week, the Federal Aviation Administration …

Beer Delivery Drones Have Arrived in Iceland

The friendly skies just got a whole lot friendlier.<p>While we’ll likely be waiting a bit longer for drones to replace sweaty guys on bicycles …

Australia to protect beachgoers from sharks using drones fitted with danger sirens

Drones fitted with danger sirens will be used for the first time to warn people of approaching sharks, Australia's New South Wales (NSW) state …

Solar-powered internet drone completes first test flight

A Portuguese startup that aims to use solar-powered drones to provide wireless internet access to offline areas of the world claims to have …

​Drones help with hurricane recovery efforts

Unmanned aerial vehicles are heading to heading to damaged areas in unprecedented numbers.<p>This year's extraordinary hurricane season marks a …

DJI's scanner can nab info on drones mid-flight

This morning, Chinese drone company DJI demonstrated its new AeroScope device that can track UAVs in a 5-kilometer radius. At the moment, it can only monitor the company's drones, but it's a potentially potent tool for law enforcement (or other DJI-authorized customers) to keep an eye on aerial …

Fstoppers Reviews the Very Capable Typhoon H Drone by Yuneec

Do you own a drone? Have you thought about picking one up this holiday season? I can almost guarantee that you have been looking at something by the …

PowerRay: A Fish-Seeking Underwater Drone for Photo and Video

It seems like drone manufacturers aren’t going to run out of innovations anytime soon. PowerVision has just created the PowerRay, an underwater drone …

In China, an e-commerce giant builds the world's biggest delivery drone

JD.com's robot can carry 1 ton of cargo by air.<p>JD.com, also called Jingdong, is China's largest online retailer, with a national distribution network matching the coverage of Amazon in the United States. It'll soon have something its American counterparts doesn't: super-sized delivery …

Agriculture Drones Are Finally Cleared for Takeoff

New U.S. rules for commercial drones will benefit farmers and the drone industry

Unmanned Aircraft

7 Industries Drones Are Set to Revolutionize

Advertisement<p>How would you feel if seeing and hearing drones (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) flying overhead became the norm? In many sectors – both …

The next era of drones will be defined by 'swarms'

These automated, flying robots are tiny, cheap, disposable. And in large groups, they could either save your life, or be the deadliest weapon since the machine gun.<p>What do you picture when you think of a drone? A solitary, remote-controlled toy with propellers, or perhaps a large, unmanned military …

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Drones: Learn Aerial Photography and Videography Basics | MacTrast Deals

The secret to filming stunning aerial videography? Drones. Capture dynamic footage formerly only possible via helicopter or plane, and more …

The honeybee and its five eyes inspires better cameras for robots, drones and phones- Technology News, Firstpost

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