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WIRED

A Startup Is Setting Drones Free by Tying Them to the Ground
WIRED
CyPhy designed its drone for long-term flight, with motors and circuitry that don't burn out easily, and which are packaged to avoid overheating, which happens when components are crammed too closely together. A small battery on board can manage a safe ...



Heavy Duty Trucking

ZF Deploys Drones to Deliver Parts on Factory Grounds
Heavy Duty Trucking
ZF says it is the first company in Germany to receive official approval for automated drone flights over factory premises. A drone prototype is now flying spare parts such as sensors or control cards from the central warehouse to work areas. ZF says ...

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Hartford Courant

Hartford Council will consider plan to more closely regulate drones by law enforcement
Hartford Courant
Hartford Police Chief David Rosado is questioning a city council proposal to oversee the use of drones and other technology by law enforcement. With police planning to deploy drones throughout Hartford neighborhoods, the council wants a say over what ...



ABC News

'Lambulance' drones used to check animal health in lambing season
ABC News
Drones fitted with infra-red cameras could soon be flying over paddocks helping sheep farmers save newborn lambs. The drones take thermal images of flocks that can then be used to assess the health of lambs. The so-called 'lambulance' is a concept ...



Northern Star

DRONES: Where you can and can't fly on the Northern Rivers
Northern Star
DRONES are growing in popularity and a photo or video from one may seem out of this world, but many people don't know the basic rules and regulations about their use. Knowing where to fly your drone is important as it can impact airports and emergency ...



New Vision

How drones are used to deliver emergency medical stocks
New Vision
Drones carry a maximum of 2 kgs of blood. We have 40 drones and do about 25 to 30 deliveries per day," explains Israel Bimpe, the national implementation manager at Zipline International, a company that designs, assembles and manages the crafts.



UAS Sensors Defeat Drones
Sensors Online
MyDefence Communication announces the successful integration of Counter Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) technology in vehicle platforms for military forces. The integration of the drone sensors allows military operators to effectively detect and defeat ...

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The Media Online

Drones fly in media space with entrepreneurial flair
The Media Online
Through the use of commercial drones, the business captures the outdoors – whether it be agricultural landscapes, public events and experiences, for use in virtual reality scenarios or a catalogue of South African footage stock. Ultimately, Moruthane ...



Popular Mechanics

How Drones—And Their Young Handlers—Are Changing the Future of Firefighting
Popular Mechanics
Drones are a cutting-edge technology, so there's a lot of bugs,” McCandless says. “I help smooth that out. Firefighters expect it to work the first time, every time.” The nineteen-year-old, a paid intern and drone technician, has been working with the ...



GovExec.com

State Department Relaxing Rules on Transfer on Drone, Chip Technology
GovExec.com
The drones and chips that U.S. manufacturers can sell commercially are about to become a lot more capable. The State Department has announced that it will relax rules on the sale of some key technologies that were seen as highly sensitive to national ...


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