June 14, 2018

Images: University of Cambridge/National Institute of Technology/Indian Institute of Science/IEEE Drones armed with computer vision software could enable new forms… read more at: https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/robotics/artificial-intelligence/ai-drone-learns-to-detect-brawls

CLOSE Lieutenants Joel Wood and Brian Georgia demonstrate one of the Port Huron Police Department’s two drones Bob Gross, Times Herald Buy Photo A DJI Mavic Pro drone owned by the Port Huron Police Department hovers Thursday, June 14, 2018, outside the police department. The drones were paid for with drug forfeiture money and can […]

The Eurosatory defense show in Paris is mainly focused on equipment for land forces, but this includes air defense systems, and inevitably these days, a variety of small drones and counter-drone systems. There were plenty of these on display at this week’s event, notably including VTOL attack drones. Meanwhile, Lockheed Martin brought news of some […]

Summer is finally here, which means it’s finally time to replace that drone you crashed on Christmas Day. Here’s some advice. Don’t buy an expensive drone if you don’t know how to fly. Cheap drones have gotten really good, and there’s no better way to hone your skills without exploding money into the side of […]

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The Trump administration has: Reversed course on measures designed to bring drone use out of the shadows and make it more responsible. It has expanded the possible targets of armed strikes by eliminating the requirement that the person pose an “imminent threat” and has loosened the requirement of “near certainty” that the target is present […]