Tag: drones

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 […]

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 […]

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 » […]

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 […]

An eye overhead: McAllen school police adopt drone technology to keep campuses safe – Monitor

MonitorAn eye overhead: McAllen school police adopt drone technology to keep campuses safeMonitorMcALLEN — School district police officers here completed a months-long drone training program at Sanchez Elementary on Friday. This spring, Drone Pilot Inc., a Central Texas training firm, taught four officers from the McAllen Independent School …and more » Read More… An eye overhead: […]

You can “fly like you see in 'Top Gun'” as drone racing takes off – News & Observer

News & ObserverYou can “fly like you see in ‘Top Gun’” as drone racing takes offNews & ObserverFor Mark Grohe of Fayetteville, strapping on his first-person-view goggles is not different from strapping himself into an airplane. The live feed from his drone’s camera and a pair of joysticks allow him to steer his aircraft through […]

Drone pilots from across the country come to Nottingham for race – Nottingham Post

Nottingham PostDrone pilots from across the country come to Nottingham for raceNottingham PostUKDS Arena – the country’s first drone racing arena – hosted the third Drone Racing iSeries event of the year on Saturday (May 27) at its Iremonger Road base, which is just opposite the Notts County Football Club ground. The pilots, who came […]

Why the World's Best Consumer Drones Aren't Just “Made in China,” They're Designed and Developed There Too – Fortune

The Sydney Morning HeraldWhy the World’s Best Consumer Drones Aren’t Just “Made in China,” They’re Designed and Developed There TooFortuneAs recently as two years ago, there were half a dozen companies competing to produce drones in a price and performance format that would appeal to mainstream consumers. Among them: Parrot, a 22 year-old French electronics […]

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