NASA's New Tech Could Help Drones Safely Land During Emergencies – Fortune

FortuneNASA’s New Tech Could Help Drones Safely Land During EmergenciesFortuneIncreasing numbers of drones in the sky raises the risk to people and property below being hit when those devices have mechanical problems. That’s why NASA researchers are building technology to help drones automatically spot the best places to … Read More… NASA’s New Tech Could Help […]

Community Voices: In war, it is always the young who take the brunt of combat casualties – The Bakersfield Californian

The Bakersfield CalifornianCommunity Voices: In war, it is always the young who take the brunt of combat casualtiesThe Bakersfield CalifornianThe Vietnam War was no different. Many of us served in the armed forces during that time. During the Vietnam War, statistics show that nearly 75 percent of Army enlisted casualties were privates, specialist 4th class […]

Parrot drone to cover 80ha in just half an hour – FarmersWeekly

FarmersWeeklyParrot drone to cover 80ha in just half an hourFarmersWeeklyConsumer drones manufacturer Parrot is going professional, offering data capture and analysis packages for small- to medium-size businesses, starting with the agricultural and horticultural sectors. The drone has the capability to cover 80ha in around …and more » Read More… Parrot drone to cover 80ha in just […]

WATCH: Veteran ABC cameraman reflects on his decade spent documenting Vietnam War – Salon

SalonWATCH: Veteran ABC cameraman reflects on his decade spent documenting Vietnam WarSalonExcerpted from “On the Frontlines of the Television War” by Yasutsune Hirashiki (Casemate Publishers, 2017). Edited by Terry Irving. Reprinted with permission from Casemate Publishers. The fact is that genuine combat rarely happens within the range of … Read More… WATCH: Veteran ABC cameraman reflects […]

War with North Korea would be “catastrophic,” Defense Secretary Mattis says – CBS News

CBS NewsWar with North Korea would be “catastrophic,” Defense Secretary Mattis saysCBS NewsU.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis says that war with North Korea — should tensions ever come to that — would be “catastrophic.” “A conflict in North Korea, John, would be probably the worst kind of fighting in most people’s lifetimes,” Mattis …and […]

Here's more evidence Snapchat is getting into the drone business – TechRadar

TechRadarHere’s more evidence Snapchat is getting into the drone businessTechRadarDisappearing photos and videos might not always (or ever) be profitable, which is why representatives of Snapchat parent company Snap have spoken about spreading out into other areas – and one of those other areas could well be drones. We first got …Snap May Have Bought […]

Indiana Police Want Drones but Laws Restrict Their Usage – U.S. News & World Report

Indiana Police Want Drones but Laws Restrict Their UsageU.S. News & World ReportIndiana law specifies that police departments are allowed to use drones for search-and-rescue efforts, to record crash scenes and to help in emergencies, but otherwise a warrant is required in order to use a drone. That means police likely won’t be …and more » […]

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