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Drones are going to transform the film industry in a major way. Researchers at the ETH Zurich and the TU Delft showed a year ago that spectacular, technically very complex film scenes can be realised much easier by employing these mini aircraft. In a follow-up project, which was presented in December 2018 at the SIGGRAPH […]

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McPHERSON — When you move to a new state, it can be a challenge to meet new friends. Tim Sauce, who recently moved to McPherson from Louisiana, formed a club to network with others who share his interest in flying drones. “I saw other people flying and posting and thought, ‘hey, we should get together,’” […]

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Drones are super-cool, super-fun — and often, super-expensive. For many of us, they can seem forever out of reach, and probably too complicated to learn. Not so with this feature-loaded, uber-portable, and very affordable camera drone. AdvertisementThe Hover Camera Passport is as easy to use as drones get, able to follow you around thanks to […]

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WILSONVILLE, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced three Neutrino™ midwave infrared (MWIR) camera cores: the small, lightweight FLIR Neutrino LC and two FLIR Neutrino Performance series cores, the SX12 and QX. The latest models expand the FLIR Neutrino cooled camera core family for commercial, industrial, and defense original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and system […]

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Singapore’s civil aviation authority announced its support for the commercial use of drones in delivering parcels, inspecting buildings and providing security – according to AFP – a move that further highlights the country’s ambitious commitment to drone technology Drones are becoming increasingly popular in the city-state, both for recreational and practical use A swarm of […]

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Defence Minister Christopher Pyne’s announcement last week that Australia is buying 12 to 16 new MQ-9 Reaper drones that can fire air-to-ground missiles gets the Australian Defence Force into a capability niche that other modern armed forces, particularly the US, joined years ago. The Reaper is a derivative of the MQ-1 Predator, which the US first used operationally […]

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The New York City Police Department announced Tuesday that it will deploy a fleet containing fourteen drones. The drones, as a part of the Technical Assistance Response Unit, will be used during search rescue operations, monitoring traffic and pedestrians during events that draw crowds, for HAZMAT incidents, in hostage situations, and “other emergency situations.” The fleet cost […]

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NEW YORK — Cops will be watching the streets during the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, but they’ll also have their eyes on the skies. New Yorkers should resist the temptation to capture the 92nd annual celebration from above by flying a drone over the massive gathering, the NYPD’s counterterrorism boss said Tuesday. The Police […]

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(TNS) — Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance has successfully demonstrated a new airborne collision avoidance system for small drones at New York’s Griffiss International Airport. The detect-and-avoid system allows drone operators to avoid collision with conflicting systems of objects that are airborne — helping with the goal of integrating drones into the international airspace, […]

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Media captionThe National Police Air Service helicopter filmed the drone as it passed underneath the aircraft A police helicopter crew was put in danger when a drone passed under their aircraft, the National Police Air Service (NPAS) has said. Drone user Sergej Miaun – the first person to be prosecuted under UK drone laws – […]

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