November 8, 2018

Image: Henrietta Hassinen / Yle Government plans to grant police and prison officials the right to bring down unmanned aerial vehicles or drones in sensitive areas such as near correctional facilities. According to Justice Ministry legal counsellor Juho Martikainen, the legal reform would allow law enforcement authorities to use devices to disrupt drones in flight […]

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Weight: 253 lbs Total thrust: 802 lbs Max speed: 60 mph Safe flying altitude: 16 ft Flight time with pilot: 10-25 minutes Flight time in drone mode: up to 40 minutes Charge time: 2.5 hours Price: $150,000 … read more at: https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/08/middleeast/hoverbike-dubai-police-flying-lessons/index.html

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A reporter operates a drone in Linyi, East China’s Shandong Province. File photo: VCG Chinese participation in drone classification in international trade and its defense of the interests of the industry shows that the nation’s discursive power has strengthened in international trade rule-making and the progress  of the country’s high-tech industries, Chinese experts told the […]

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Turkey’s government plans to buy hundreds of potentially armed drones for surveillance and other security missions, Defense News reported.  Turkey’s procurement authority, SSB, has launched a competition to purchase 499 multi-rotor drones and more than 20 local companies have expressed interest. SSB said the drones would be used in homeland security missions such as search and rescue, surveillance […]

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APTOPIX Japan DronesASSOCIATED PRESS Be they hobbyists or surveillance specialists, DJI drone owners could’ve had their live video feeds spied on by hackers, according to researchers who uncovered a weakness in the Chinese company’s tech. The vulnerability, which has been patched and which DJI said was never actually exploited by malicious hackers, was resident not […]

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“What that’s gonna do, is it’s actually going to give us a fresh perspective, something that we probably couldn’t see from the ground level,” said Bell. “We’re actually out here today to do something we’ve never been able to do before.” … read more at: http://www.newson6.com/story/39440445/coweta-police-use-drone-to-search-area-after-finding-womans-body

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Being pitched as “The Drone that flies itself”, the  new model named ‘Hover 2’ from Zero Zero Robotics is long overdue, but this innovative new design may introduce fresh competition for the current market-leader, DJI. The original Hover Camera drone launched in 2016 and was generally liked by consumers due to its folding compact size. […]

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MOSCOW (AP) — Attempted drone attacks at this year’s World Cup in Russia were thwarted by government authorities, the head of the host country’s Federal Security Service said Wednesday. Alexander Bortnikov said his officers “took measures to detect and foil attempts by terrorists to use drones during the preparation and hosting of various major political […]

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NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Drone Surveillance Market for Energy Industry (Type – Multirotor, Fixed Wing, Hybrid; Application – Pipeline Monitoring and Inspection, Offshore Platform Inspection, Power Plant Inspection, Inspection of Power Distribution Lines, Wind Turbine Inspection, Solar Panel Inspection) – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 – 2026Read […]

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