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Keep Your Construction Project on Track with Drone Mapping

Keep Your Construction Project on Track with Drone Mapping | drones | Scoop.it
More and more, project managers are finding drone mapping to be an indispensable tool during all phases of construction. Easy-to-use software allows them to create high-resolution orthomosaic…
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App helps drone pilots avoid no-fly zones - BBC News

App helps drone pilots avoid no-fly zones - BBC News | drones | Scoop.it
A new app lets drone pilots know if they are flying their craft in or near restricted airspace.
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Apple is using drones to make its maps better

Apple is using drones to make its maps better | drones | Scoop.it
Apple is taking to the skies. The company plans to use drones to collect aerial information to improve its Maps app, Bloomberg reported Dec. 1.
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Drones to transform search and rescue

Drones to transform search and rescue | drones | Scoop.it
A Co Clare start-up company has teamed up with the world’s leading maker of unmanned aerial vehicles
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UK engineers demonstrate wireless charging for drones

UK engineers demonstrate wireless charging for drones | drones | Scoop.it
Despite the rapid rise of drone technology, its application is frequently limited by re-charging requirements. Thanks to wireless recharging technology developed by engineers at Imperial College London this could all be about to change. The team, from the university’s Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, has demonstrated a highly efficient method for wirelessly transferring power […]
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Farming in the sky - Microsoft News Centre Europe

Farming in the sky - Microsoft News Centre Europe | drones | Scoop.it
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Drones will transform the way food is grown next year

Drones will transform the way food is grown next year | drones | Scoop.it
Drones are transforming agriculture — giving farmers new tools supervise crops — and 2017 will be be a pivotal year for adoption.

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Nobody’s sure who is in charge of protecting your privacy from drones

The coming wave of commercial drones is already exposing gaps in today’s privacy laws.
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Mini drone performs autonomous stunt manoeuvres

Mini drone performs autonomous stunt manoeuvres | drones | Scoop.it
Our video this week comes courtesy of the University of Pennsylvania, where researchers have developed a mini drone capable of extremely tight autonomous manoeuvres.
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Behind The Crash Of 3D Robotics, North America's Most Promising Drone Company

Behind The Crash Of 3D Robotics, North America's Most Promising Drone Company | drones | Scoop.it
3D Robotics had raised nearly $100 million and wanted to build the perfect consumer drone. That effort nearly destroyed the company.
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Humanitarian efforts benefit from drones as ethical debate continues

Humanitarian efforts benefit from drones as ethical debate continues | drones | Scoop.it
Developing countries around the world are increasingly turning to the aerial devices to assist with humanitarian efforts.
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Uber’s ad-toting drones are heckling drivers stuck in traffic

Uber’s ad-toting drones are heckling drivers stuck in traffic | drones | Scoop.it
Forget billboards—motorists now have ads buzzing a few feet above their windshields.
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Qualcomm Drone Gets ‘Top Gun’ Treatment in Fly Rule Workaround

Qualcomm Drone Gets ‘Top Gun’ Treatment in Fly Rule Workaround | drones | Scoop.it
Chipmaker testing cellular networks to help convince FAA to relax rules on drones flying alone.
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Interested in drones? Here's a Buying Guide for Photographers

Interested in drones? Here's a Buying Guide for Photographers | drones | Scoop.it
We put three of the most popular drones to the test
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Anti-drone RIFLE can take down a UAV from 2km away

Anti-drone RIFLE can take down a UAV from 2km away | drones | Scoop.it
The weapon, designed by DroneShield, based in Sydney and Virginia, was built to safely take down dangerous drones carrying explosives or other weaponry.
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The Future of High-Powered Commercial Drones

The Future of High-Powered Commercial Drones | drones | Scoop.it
Drones are quickly buzzing into new and unfamiliar territory, from military use to deliveries. But there's one type of commercial drone you may not have seen yet. It's designed by Massachusetts-based drone-maker Cyphy Works.
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Natural User Interfaces for Human Drone Multi-Modal Interaction

several NUI strategies are developed and implemented along with computer vision techniques, for intuitive and natural human-quadrotor interaction in indoo
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Getting off the ground: How drones can improve project design and operations

Getting off the ground: How drones can improve project design and operations | drones | Scoop.it

Construction industry news, trends and jobs for building professionals who want mobile-friendly content.
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Usar drones para el planeamiento de un diseño de construcción o instalación de infraestructura puede significar ahorro de tiempo, mayor seguridad y uso eficiente de recursos.
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Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) as Firefighters - Commercial UAV News

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) as Firefighters - Commercial UAV News | drones | Scoop.it
Four autonomous vehicles collaborated for a joint operation organized by Lockheed Martin.  For the first time its suite of optionally-piloted helicopters a
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New automatic forest fire detection system by using surveillance drones

New automatic forest fire detection system by using surveillance drones | drones | Scoop.it
Researchers from UPM are developing a method to detect forest fires by using a new color index. The index is based on methods for vegetation classification and has been adapted to detect the tonalities of flames and smoke.
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6 Unbelievable Ways Drones Can Save Lives

Have you ever heard of a drone that drops bombs to save lives?.......... Links & Sources UAE Drones For Good Award https://www.dronesforgood.ae/ Ambulanc
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Agriculture Drones Are Finally Cleared for Takeoff

Agriculture Drones Are Finally Cleared for Takeoff | drones | Scoop.it
New U.S. rules for commercial drones will benefit farmers and the drone industry
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How many quadcopters does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

Check out Marek's version, he shows all the crashes! https://youtu.be/0zI56bel1fM We decided to screw in a lightbulb using a quadcopter, we spent a whol
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Drone Mapping in Gorongosa National Park Mozambique - sUAS News

Drone Mapping in Gorongosa National Park Mozambique - sUAS News | drones | Scoop.it
Gorongosa National Park is a 4000 square kilometer nature reserve in central Mozambique. In the 1950s it boasted some of the greatest animal densities in Africa, with over 500 bird species, abundant carnivore populations, as well as reptiles. The park originally began as a hunting reserve in the 1920’s and became a popular destination very …
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