June 14, 2019

Drone team to support search and rescue on Essex coastline The Essex Police drone unit will be supporting search and rescue operations around the coast of Essex during a 12-month trial with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).  Essex Police says from helping to search for casualties in […]

AVON- Throughout the day Wednesday, the Connecticut State Police Dive Team searched a pond in Avon–  looking for evidence relating to Jennifer Dulos’ disappearance as investigators hit day 19. Drone footage from sky 61 caught police pulling out the boat divers used to search the pond. The pond is privately owned and known for water […]

Police officers could soon use drones to follow yobs in a bid to combat antisocial behaviour plaguing parts of Halton. The airborne devices could be used to photograph offenders and could even track them to their home address. The suggestion comes after complaints of youths ‘ruling the streets’, a string of targeted bin fires and […]

Heart Home Book Club at library The Heart Home Book Club is a pick-your-own book discussion group at Kennebunk Free Library. Participants choose their own fiction or nonfiction book based on a monthly theme. On Monday, July 1, at 2 p.m., the theme will be diaries, journals and letters. Feel free to call or stop […]

Police officers are using both dogs and drones to aid in the search for missing people. Officers in New Hampshire are using drills to test the use of both resources. “We find we can cover large geographical areas more effectively with the use of two types of technology,” said David DuBois, sheriff of Strafford County, […]

A professor in the department of political science and international studies at the University of Birmingham in England, David Dunn explores the ways commercial drones are being used for bad intent. He spoke with senior associate editor Diane Tedeschi in March. Air Space: What led to your research on the criminal use of drones? Dunn: […]

Uber is testing restaurant food deliveries by drone. The company’s Uber Eats unit began the tests in San Diego with McDonald’s and plans to expand to other restaurants later this year. Uber says the service should decrease food delivery times. It works this way: Workers at a restaurant load the meal into a drone and […]

Boone, North Carolina drone pioneer Nelson Aerial Productions has taken home first place in the Second Annual Engineering Drone Video of the Year contest held at AUVSI Xponential in Chicago, IL. The video titled “The Big Boom” documents 10 separate building implosions across the United States. Of the 10 implosions, eight were for Greensboro, NC […]

Drones have revolutionized photography, aided conservation, transported organs for donations, and even assisted in search and rescue missions. But the remote-controlled flying machines aren’t always used for good. They’ve illegally delivered drugs to inmates, spooked an elderly Turkish farmer, and grounded flights at one of the world’s busiest airports. So, Japan’s government is taking them […]

#DailyDrone is our daily bird’s-eye view of Germany. Every day a different exciting location in the viewfinder of our drone camera.  Famous sights in Berlin, Cologne, Hamburg or Munich, castles and fortresses from across the country, loading containers in a major port, bringing in the harvest, a day at the regatta. #DailyDrone takes you on […]

In my Watch Dogs: Legion hands-on playthrough, the goal was simple: Investigate people’s lives, solve their problems, and recruit them. I had the chance to get 45 minutes of hands-on playtime and I had one of the game’s AI programmers with me along for the ride. The first thing you’ll have to get used to […]