April 15, 2019

The University of North Dakota, along with research partners from Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) and the Northern Plains Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site (NPUASTS), successfully completed initial field testing for a first-of-its kind command and control (C2) ground radio network to support beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) drone flights this week. The radio network adds […]

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A Facebook drone testing out a way to deliver internet services to remote communities has reportedly crashed in the Kimberley. The drone, part of an initiative dedicated to helping the social media giant become a global internet service provider, was supposed to demonstrate Facebook’s High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite communications capabilities. It comes ahead of a meeting […]

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Drone Gareth K Vile 15 April 2019 A poetic engagement with contemporary alienation and domination Harry Josephine Giles‘ script – a collection of poetic episodes ranging around the life of a drone that appears to be both a frustrated office worker and a weapon of surveillance and destruction – is driven by a power sense […]

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© iStock/rustyl3599 Danish shipping authorities have adopted a Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS), which uses drones to detect emissions levels from ships. The maritime emissions drone system, developed by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), is to be deployed along the Great Belt region where large tankers travel to and from the Baltic Sea. UAS […]

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In an effort to better manage pre-planned security events, search missions and situations requiring aerial assistance, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) has launched a fleet of drones and more. According to a report from Channel News Asia the high-tech law enforcement measures that the SPF is rolling out to enhance its operational effectiveness comprises a […]

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Montebello’s Police Department is making plans to take to the air to fight crime through the use of drones. Police Chief Brad Keller has promised the drones will not be used to violate privacy. Unmanned aerial vehicles will be used in specific law enforcement purposes, which does not include covert surveillance, Keller told the Montebello […]

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The iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, was engulfed in a massive fire Monday evening that has destroyed the monument’s spire and threatened to consume the entire structure. After fire crews battled the relentless flames for hours, Paris fire officials said late Monday night that the cathedral’s two main rectangular towers had been “saved […]

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(TNS) — The drone that buzzed Fenway Park is a “wake-up call” to Congress to regulate the unmanned aircraft before there’s a tragedy, two former police commissioners told the Herald. The warning comes just days before the 123rd running of the Boston Marathon — where drones have been banned by the Federal Aviation Administration. “At […]

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If the Obama administration decides to give the U.S. military control of the CIA’s drone effort, the institutional changes to the controversial global drone strikes will be minor. That’s because the important leverage points over the drones – and the global, targeted-killing program they support – are political, not institutional. Daniel Klaidman at The Daily […]

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Picture a world where rain falls, gathers in lakes and ponds, seeps into the surrounding rock, and evaporates away, only to fall again. There’s just one catch: The world is Saturn’s moon, Titan, where the rain isn’t water; it’s liquid methane. Two new papers explore how this eerily familiar, waterless “water cycle” manifests on Titan’s […]

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It seems like no other DJI product has received this many product updates in such a short time frame. Today, DJI releases yet another new Osmo Pocket firmware update. Version v01.06.00.30. This latest firmware update solves an issue that has to do with incorrect timestamps on photos and videos. It is a relatively small update […]

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The Camera Drones Market revenue was xx.xx Million USD in 2014, grew to xx.xx Million USD in 2018, and will reach xx.xx Million USD in 2024, with a CAGR of x.x% during 2019-2024. Based on the Camera Drones industrial chain, this report mainly elaborates the definition, types, applications and major players of Camera Drones market […]

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LAS VEGAS — Drone experts say the unmanned aircraft systems are the technology solution federal officers on the southern border want to see the Trump administration and Congress adopt. Officials representing companies in the industry say Department of Homeland Security officials have approached them about implementing this type of flying robot at the border. But […]

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The last several years have seen an interesting pivot for Parrot, from Bluetooth headset/speakers to drones. The company’s ANAFI line is probably one of the best-positioned products to go head to head with DJI’s successful Mavic line, but the company’s looking to take things a bit further by moving beyond hobbyists/consumers. The system’s primary differential […]

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