August 13, 2019

Courtesy of Atlas Autonomous drone provider Atlas recently partnered with the Military Police of Rio de Janeiro State to launch the company’s flagship AtlasPRO to bolster the agency’s security efforts for the Copa America soccer tournament. Company officials say this is the first instance in which MESH multi-drone UAS technology has been approved for a […]

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There’s a constant buzz in the air. Down on the training pitch in the Austrian town of Bad Häring, the Augsburg players are sweating in the heat. Ahead of the start of the new Bundesliga season, coach Martin Schmidt is practicing tactical formations, analyzed from above by a camera drone. After the session, the Swiss […]

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CLOSE In this Thursday, July 11, 2019, photograph, United States Department of Agriculture intern Alex Olsen prepares to place down a drone at a research farm northeast of Greeley, Colo. (Photo: David Zalubowski, AP) GREELEY, Colo. – A drone soared over a blazing hot cornfield in northeastern Colorado on a recent morning, snapping images with an […]

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U.S. troops in southern Afghanistan were issued a new, potentially life-saving device last month that will give them a new vantage point on the ground from the air. Paratroopers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, are now using the tiny, helicopter-like Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System (PRS), giving them near-real-time footage, Stars […]

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  Phil Burks, co-founder of FIRST iZ (pronounced “eyes”), details the capabilities of the company’s drone system, which is designed to provide video surveillance of a scene–an incident for public safety or monitoring surveillance for multiple critical-infrastructure uses–without the need to deploy a human to the site and risk injury. The FIRST iZ system leverages […]

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The drone image that Irina Fedorenko brings up on her computer screen is deceptive at first: a bird’s-eye view of sparsely treed terrain, threaded by winding, sand-colored pathways. She zooms in, and the unmistakable shape of a boat becomes clear, paddled by two people along one of many narrow streams in Myanmar’s Irawaddy Delta. Fedorenko […]

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SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Residents of Indian-administered Kashmir were running short of essentials on Tuesday as an unprecedented security lockdown kept people indoors for a ninth day. India has imposed a near-constant curfew and a communications blackout as it tries to stave off a violent reaction to the government’s decision on Aug. 5 to strip […]

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – A Janesville man is behind bars for slashing 13 tires at a property, worth about $1,400, police say. Janesville police say officers were dispatched to 1008 Bouchard Avenue around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday. A neighbor says he saw the suspect damaging the tires at the properly, possibly with a knife. With […]

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When asked whether the decision to end the program had any effect on finding Mabee, Sherry Llewlleyn, a police spokeswoman, said in an email, “We don’t believe it did [because] at the time police received the missing person report, Mr. Mabee hadn’t been seen in more than eight hours.” … read more at: https://www.baltimoresun.com/maryland/howard/cng-ho-howard-police-helicopter-drone-0815-20190813-yxe765e7czfthlqkogp3eufrhe-story.html

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