drone Headlines

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Marine Operator Fly’s New Surveillance Drone in Iraq

    Earlier this summer, at least one team of Raiders from Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command deployed to Iraq with a new drone that will give them a broader picture of what’s happening on the battlefield. The RQ-21A Blackjack, which reached initial operational capability for the Marine Corps in January, is...