Camera Drones

By Vince Sullivan Law360, Wilmington (February 28, 2017, 2:36 PM EST) — Drone camera maker Lily Robotics Inc. will move forward with a plan to issue refunds to customers who pre-ordered its drone camera and to secure a stalking horse bid for its intellectual property after a first-day bankruptcy hearing in Delaware on Tuesday. During […]

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Camera drone startup Lily Robotics filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday so it can conduct an orderly sale of its technology and pay refunds to customers. The company netted 61,450 pre-orders for its drone cameras, generating about $38.4 million, according to court papers. But it announced last month that it had been unable to find […]

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By Vince Sullivan Law360, New York (February 27, 2017, 6:38 PM EST) — A California firm that developed a flying drone camera platform hit Chapter 11 on Monday in Delaware after it failed to bring its device to market, with plans to pay refunds to its customers that preordered the machines through an intellectual property […]

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Drones are no longer just for scouting crops. With thermal imaging cameras, producers can use them to scout cattle as well. Chris Beerman, manager for Aerial Agronomics based in Sheldon, Mo., said thermal cameras are different from near-infrared cameras used for crop scouting. NIR cameras capture light reflected by plants. Thermal imaging cameras read thermal […]

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DJI’s new drones are ready to tackle tougher jobs The company’s M200 drones don’t just take pretty pictures, they’re built to weather the elements in search-and-rescue operations, or take on dangerous inspection jobs. by Vanessa Hand Orellana DJI is looking to take on the tough jobs with its new line of M200 drones. These are […]

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(NYPOST) — A GoPro drone crashed through a Manhattan woman’s 27th-floor window and landed just feet from her as she sat in her living room enjoying a quiet evening at home, police sources said Sunday. The 66-year-old resident was working on her computer inside the East River high-rise when the hobby craft smashed through the […]

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The big story in the drone industry over the last year has been the collapse of several high profile consumer facing efforts and a pivot to industrial grade units. Now the market leader is getting into the action. DJI announced the Matrice 200 today, an all weather unit that can carry up to three cameras […]

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The University of Colorado will host artists, lawyers, scientists, military experts and ethicists next week for a discussion of the many issues posed by the advent of drones, known also as unmanned aerial vehicles. The two-day program, “Policy, Ethics and the Future of Drones,” will consider drones’ potential for improving everything from storm tracking and […]

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Drones are no longer just for scouting crops. With thermal imaging cameras, producers can use them to scout cattle as well. Chris Beerman, manager for Aerial Agronomics based in Sheldon, Mo., said thermal cameras are different from near-infrared cameras used for crop scouting. NIR cameras capture light reflected by plants. Thermal imaging cameras read thermal […]

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What happens when you combine ferocious Siberian tigers with modern technology? Bouncing, pouncing, and even a bit of trouncing. China’s state broadcaster released footage from a Siberian tiger enclosure in Heilongjiang Province, showing the animals chasing a drone until one successfully jumps up and knocks it out of the sky. The rather chubby tigers played […]

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CHINA (NBC) — A Tiger in northeast China knocked a drone out of the sky. China’s state broadcaster released footage from a Siberian tiger enclosure in the Heilongjiang Province, showing the animals chasing a drone until one successfully jumps up and knocks it down. Footage from a second camera shows the tigers immediately gathering around […]

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Air-gapped computers aren’t physically connected to any network and so should be protected from remote hackers. However, Stuxnet showed air-gaps can be breached. Besides that, an insider could always insert a USB drive into an air-gapped computer. Security researchers from Israel’s Ben Gurion University have just demonstrated that if an attacker did manage to infect […]

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