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  • Airbus and Local Motors Complete the Cargo Drone Challenge

    In early 2016, Airbus, the giant European aerospace company, and Local Motors, a USA-based company that operates a growing global network of microfactories, launched the Cargo Drone Challenge. Until now, Airbus had focused all of their drone efforts in a military context, but with this initiative, Airbus seems to...
  • This Drone Camera Will Take Your Selfies to the Next Level

    Instead of extending your arm or using a selfie stick to snap shots of you and your crew, you could use a new pocket-size drone — dubbed the “AirSelfie” — to help you remotely capture aerial photos and videos. The AirSelfie is the brainchild of Italian entrepreneur Edoardo Stroppiana,...
  • Pune police granted permission for DRONE civilian use: INDIA

    Ever since the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) gave the green light for civilian use of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) in April this year, police stations have been merrily making their own ground rules, leading to disparity. Quashing their right to grant permission to fly drones, the Pune...
  • UAVs and insect cyborgs collaborate to map disaster zones

    Robots don’t always need to be built from scratch. In the case of “biobots”, scientists have been able to hack into insects, turning them into remote-controlled scouts to gather data and map unfamiliar or unsafe areas. Researchers at North Carolina State University (NCSU) have already demonstrated the hardware and...
  • Single Operator can fly hundreds of drones at once: Intel

    Intel unveiled a tiny new drone today, the Shooting Star, designed specifically for light shows in the night sky. Weighing in at less than a pound, the small quadcopter is designed to fly in unison with hundreds of other drones, all controlled by a single operator. An individual pilot...
  • Drones of Cold War

    At the end of the World War II, surveillance and reconnaissance tasks initialized by the numerous combatant countries in different ways. And drone was used for the internal surveillance. The first unmanned aircraft, which was utilized by US army to carry out the surveillance mission, is known as SD-1....
  • Uber working on Flying Cars

    Flying cars have been a trope of every science fiction vision of the future from “The Jetsons” to “Blade Runner” and “Back to the Future,” yet we’ve made little real progress taking traffic to the skies. Now the ultimate uber-startup has a plan to finally make it a reality....
  • India to keep eyes on drones: Andhra Pradesh

    To regulate the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), also known as drones, the State government is planning to set up a drone corporation. As there is a talk of threat on the use of UAVs by individuals for private programmes such as marriage...
  • NASA is flying drones at a Nevada airport

    NASA:  flew drones at the airport in Reno, Nev., yesterday, and when the drones were flying, the pilots couldn’t see them in the sky — which is illegal under the current federal drone rules. It was part of a research project NASA is spearheading — in partnership with the...