July 9, 2018

When user-friendly hobby drones became technologically sophisticated enough for professionals to improve their businesses with, the modern unmanned aerial vehicle began drastically influencing a wide swath of industries. According to CNBC, the construction field has seen a stunning 239 percent increase in drone usage year over year. McCarthy Building Companies, which holds a spot on […]

Parrot’s philosophy is completely different. A spokesperson told me the company trusts you to obey the laws (including registering your drone, by the way). They don’t want to babysit you or take away your independence. On one hand, that sounds like Parrot’s excuse for putting no obstacle-avoidance sensors into the Anafi—by far its greatest weakness. If […]

West Louisville residents share their views about a proposal that would make Louisville the first American city to use drones to respond to gunshots. | Photo by Michael L. Jones The city’s Center for Health Equity is conducting a series of meetings to assess the community impact of a plan to integrate drone technology into Louisville’s Shotspotter gunshot detection system, but some […]

WAXAHACHIE Waxahachie Police and Firefighters are taking public safety to a new altitude, as each department is working to incorporate the use of a drone into its operations. Waxahachie Police officer David Bittle stated drones were initially brought into law enforcement to help document accidents and outside crime scenes, which are spread out over a […]

A 16-year-old landed in jail last week for allegedly gunning down a man in cold blood on a road in Stockton, California. During the same time, Terry Emerson found himself behind bars after Stockton police found three illegal handguns in his car during a traffic stop. These events, while unfortunate, would not be out of […]

UTICA — It is safe to say that the air space above the Boilermaker Road Race is a no-fly zone. An added focus of Boilermaker security experts is to ensure that drones — or unmanned aerial vehicles — aren’t allowed above any of the Boilermaker events, said Utica police Lt. James Holt. “Drones are a unique issue that […]

………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. ………. BOSTON – When a CIA-backed venture capital fund took an interest in Rana el Kaliouby’s face-scanning technology for detecting emotions, the computer scientist and her colleagues did some soul-searching – and then turned down the money. “We’re […]