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UC Santa Cruz Researchers Want to Use Drone Imagery to Weigh Elephant Seals

UC Santa Cruz Researchers Want to Use Drone Imagery to Weigh Elephant Seals

Drones are increasingly being used in the field of marine conservation. In the past, we’ve featured organizations including Ocean Alliance and Parley – both of which have used ...

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Citadel Defense Scores U.S. Military Contract for Counter-drone Product

Citadel Defense Scores U.S. Military Contract for Counter-drone Product

Photo courtesy of Citadel Defense C-UAS provider Citadel Defense Company this past week won its sixth government contract, signing an agreement to provide the U.S. Defense ...

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Drone Scan on Aisle 3: Pensa Pilots Grocery Store Inventory Solution

Drone Scan on Aisle 3: Pensa Pilots Grocery Store Inventory Solution

Courtesy of Pensa Systems The next time you stop at your local grocery store for eggs and bread, don’t be surprised to see small drones scanning shelves. Austin-based ...

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Drones Optimize Notre Dame Firefighting Efforts

Drones Optimize Notre Dame Firefighting Efforts

via WikiCommons licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International During the devastating fire last week that severely damaged the Notre Dame Paris, ...

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AMA: Model Aviation Presents No New Risk, Should Not be Subject to New Rules

AMA: Model Aviation Presents No New Risk, Should Not be Subject to New Rules

It’s a tough topic for the drone industry – should recreational flyers be held to the same rules that commercial pilots must follow?  The Academy of Model Aircraft (AMA) ...

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Commercial Drone Alliance Points Out the Major Flaw in FAA Proposals

Commercial Drone Alliance Points Out the Major Flaw in FAA Proposals

CC0, Maxpixel.net News and Commentary. The comment period has closed on the FAA’s Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on the Safe and Secure Operations of Small ...

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Verity Studios Has Performed Thousands of Flights Over People Safely. Now You Can Use Their Code.

Verity Studios Has Performed Thousands of Flights Over People Safely. Now You Can Use Their Code.

Verity Studios AG, is a pioneer in autonomous drones – and in flight over people.  Verity Studios is the team behind spectacular drone shows at concerts, festivals and events ...

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Airport Execs Want the Authority to Protect Their Communities from Drones. Now, the FAA Wants Them to Know: They Have the Authority – Kind Of.

Airport Execs Want the Authority to Protect Their Communities from Drones. Now, the FAA Wants Them to Know: They Have the Authority – Kind Of.

  Joe Ravi The technology for controlling access to airspace around airports or other protected facilities is ready – but will regulations allow them to be implemented before ...

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Fotokite Launches Tethered Drone System for Firefighters

Fotokite Launches Tethered Drone System for Firefighters

Tethered drone provider Fotokite is equipping firefighters to help save lives during crisis situations. The Zurich-based company is partnering with firefighting-apparel firm ...

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FLIR Launches Thermal Studio Software to Simplify Thermal Image Processing

FLIR Launches Thermal Studio Software to Simplify Thermal Image Processing

Thermal imaging specialists FLIR have long been a part of the drone industry ecosystem. The company has established itself as the provider of thermal cameras to manufacturers ...

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