A bill proposing more oversight in the Icelandic fishing industry, including drone surveillance of ports, has evoked strong reactions from opponents, reports Iceland Review. The country’s Minister of Fisheries Kristján Thór Júlíusson put forth the bill, which has the purpose to counteract the practice of discarding catch and weight fraud. It covers all fishing ports, […]

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When President-elect Barack Obama first considered John Brennan for director of the CIA, one of his supporters, an erstwhile War on Terror hawk, implored him not to. “[I]f Obama picks him, it will be a vindication of the kind of ambivalence and institutional moral cowardice that made America a torturing nation,” wrote the blogger Andrew […]

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Drones have helped environmentalists more effectively do their job for quite some time now: from astronomers and ecologists and conservationist groups to Australian rangers developing aerial anti-poaching systems, the modern camera drone is extremely practical in locating, identifying, and collecting evidence of environmental crimes. Moroccan startup ATLAN Space has joined the fray with its artificial […]

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CALDWELL, NJ — The Rotary Club of the Caldwells (RCC) recently donated $5,000 to the Caldwell Police Department toward the purchase of a drone for the department to provide additional security for events like the annual Rotary/Kiwanis Street Fair. On behalf of the RCC, president Samantha Cordaro McCoy said the club is “proud to help […]

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A bill proposing more oversight in the fishing industry, including drone surveillance of ports, has evoked strong reactions from opponents, RÚV reports. Minister of Fisheries Kristján Þór Júlíusson put forth the bill, the purpose of which is to counteract the practice of discarding catch as well as weighing fraud. It covers all fishing ports, weighing […]

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The Georgetown Police Department (GPD) in Kentucky has been using drones to find missing persons, locate stolen vehicles and suspects fleeing from crime scenes, and document infrastructural failures. According to News-Graphic, the primary motivation to purchase the aerial equipment was a sharp rise in vehicle break-ins, and an urge to stay in lockstep with practical […]

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At Autel Robotics, our mission is to inspire creativity. We are a team of industry professionals with a genuine passion for technology and years of engineering experience. We are dedicated to delivering ground-breaking solutions for new aerial exploration through our market-leading quadcopter and camera drone technology. Throughout the design and engineering process, we are always […]

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Drones are making inroads into the oil and gas industry, and these inroads could very well turn into highways for this technology in an industry that features a lot of surveillance and inspection work. Thanks to drones, this work can now be done remotely—but there is one problem with the dominant kind of drones that […]

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