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5 drone technologies for firefighting - Fire Chief

5 drone technologies for firefighting - Fire Chief | drones | Scoop.it
5 drone technologies for firefighting
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Drones armed with cameras and sensor payloads have been used by military and border control agencies for decades to improve situational awareness.
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The World's Simplest Drone Has Just One Moving Part

Last year’s DARPA challenge proved that the more complex something is, the more ways there are for it to fail. This applies to drones just as it does to robots.
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Una sola hélice
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Watch drones perform 'ballet' with 16,500 LEDs in front of Mount Fuji

Watch drones perform 'ballet' with 16,500 LEDs in front of Mount Fuji | drones | Scoop.it
Japan has some fairly strict drone regulations that bar private pilots from flying the devices in public parks, but that hasn't stopped a fleet of the remote controlled vehicles from taking t
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Drones al Servicio de la Sociedad

Drones al Servicio de la Sociedad | drones | Scoop.it
En el evento "Drones al Servicio de la Sociedad" se busca dar a conocer sobre el trabajo que viene realizando el Grupo de Investigación de Sistemas Aéreos
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Mono-live: Surrey now has the UK's 'Largest' Police Drone Project

Mono-live: Surrey now has the UK's 'Largest' Police Drone Project | drones | Scoop.it
Surrey police has the largest drone squadron in the UK after being given £250,000 to buy new drones. The Surrey and Sussex Police force had trained 38 of its members of staff on how to fly UAVs and will be increasing its fleet from one to five after being funded by the Home Office. Officer utilising the drone during the three month trial would comprise of those in Gatwick Airport’s armed response unit, forensic collision investigation and reconstruction, a targeted patrol team, neighbourhood response together with a command search and operation planning unit.
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Sentera Transforms INSPIRE Drone into Affordable Precision Scouting Tool - sUAS News

Sentera Transforms INSPIRE Drone into Affordable Precision Scouting Tool - sUAS News | drones | Scoop.it
Commercial Drone Quickly Captures Precise NDVI Crop Health Data Minneapolis, MN: Sentera, LLC, a software, sensor, and drone company is making precise crop health and normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) data affordable to every grower.
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British University Tests Drones That Scan For Evidence Of Landmines

British University Tests Drones That Scan For Evidence Of Landmines | drones | Scoop.it
Clever robots seek simple bombs
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Monitoreo de glaciares del Perú usando Drones | ElectroManias

Monitoreo de glaciares del Perú usando Drones | ElectroManias | drones | Scoop.it
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Nuestro trabajo preliminar realizado el año pasado en Cusco.
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Nuestro trabajo preliminar realizado el año pasado en Cusco.
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UNICEF, Malawi Test Drones for Carrying Babies' HIV Tests

UNICEF, Malawi Test Drones for Carrying Babies' HIV Tests | drones | Scoop.it
A UNICEF representative says drones will solve challenges of reaching residents in remote parts of southern African nation
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Soft Unmanned Drone Designed to be Safe Among People

A helium-filled spherical drone is dubbed Skye by its developers. It handles like a quadcopter yet is as safe and energy efficient as a blimp. And it could be a new advertising vehicle. Matthew Stock reports.
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At the World Drone Prix in Dubai, They Don't Need Roads – UAV Expert News

At the World Drone Prix in Dubai, They Don't Need Roads – UAV Expert News | drones | Scoop.it
Up to the Future: At the World Drone Prix in Dubai, They Don't Need Roads. Behind all the hype is a bigger plan to advance drone technology.
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Multispectral imaging with QuestUAV, Micasense and Pix4Dmapper

Multispectral imaging with QuestUAV, Micasense and Pix4Dmapper | drones | Scoop.it
Multispectral crop monitoring has proven to be a vital aspect of successful agricultural operations. QuestUAV’s new industrial grade compact mapper Q-100 DATAhawk, combined with the multi-spectral MicaSense RedEdge sensor, opens up new doors to maximize agricultural productivity. The QuestUAV Q-100 DATAhawk is rugged, reliable and allows easy and safe operation in open and confined environments. In combination with the five-band MicaSense RedEdge sensor, farm maps of unprecedented quality can be generated by means of the intuitive Pix4D Mapper Pro software. The following study reveals that our system provides a turnkey monitoring solution for the agricultural industry.
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Crop monitoring with drones and Pix4D, we have these technologies at CSU Channel Islands.
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Africa’s commercial drones take off

Africa’s commercial drones take off | drones | Scoop.it
Some of Africa’s first commercial drone startups are generating clients and income. South Africa’s Rocketmine and Ghana’s Aeroshutter are completing..
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UAS Learn to Navigate Forest Trails in Switzerland - UAS VISION

UAS Learn to Navigate Forest Trails in Switzerland - UAS VISION | drones | Scoop.it
In Switzerland emergency centres respond to about 1,000 to calls about hikers lost or injured in the forests annually, according to the University of Zurich. But research the university has completed, in collaboration with Università della Svizzera italiana and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland, may help speed up the search …
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Queensland sugarcane industry considers the potential of drones - ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Queensland sugarcane industry considers the potential of drones - ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | drones | Scoop.it
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Drones may monitor seagrass

Drones may monitor seagrass | drones | Scoop.it
The UAS Center and the Engineering Department at A&M-Corpus Christi have teamed up with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to test the use of drones to monitor sea grass beds in Texa
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Why Scientists Are Banking on Drones for Tracking Coastal Climate Research — Pacific Standard

Why Scientists Are Banking on Drones for Tracking Coastal Climate Research — Pacific Standard | drones | Scoop.it
Conservation in the Age of Climate Change: Why Scientists Are Banking on Drones for Tracking Coastal Climate Research ¶ …
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Drones will help scientists find the best plant for biofuel

Drones will help scientists find the best plant for biofuel | drones | Scoop.it
A group of researchers plan to find the best type of sorghum (a genus in the grass family) for biofuel production with the help of aerial and ground drones
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Drones for Heritage Uses | Historic England

Drones for Heritage Uses | Historic England | drones | Scoop.it
Within the Heritage sector drones are a remotely controlled, low-level, aerial platform for carrying a range of sensors that are getting increased use
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Google wants to call drones to medical emergencies at the push of a button

Google wants to call drones to medical emergencies at the push of a button | drones | Scoop.it
If you're out in the park and someone has a heart attack, what do you do? Dialing 911 would be the most sensible option, but there's no guarantee help will arrive in time. A new patent from Google suggests it may have a solution.
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Forging the Way for Drones in Construction > ENGINEERING.com

Forging the Way for Drones in Construction > ENGINEERING.com | drones | Scoop.it
3DR was at REAL 2016, showing its snazzy, all-black drone quadcopters, capable of flying over a build site and recording down to the detail of
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So You Want to Create Maps Using Drones?

So You Want to Create Maps Using Drones? | drones | Scoop.it
The latest in the Drones and Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Special Series, in which Kike profiles interesting information, research and thoughts on using drones, UAVs and remotely piloted vehicles …
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Travel the World with a Drone -the world is amazing-

Travel the World with a Drone -the world is amazing- | drones | Scoop.it
I travel around the world with a drone about 1year. I shot footage pyramids, Sahara, Florence, Cappadocia,Uyuni, New York...and so on It was so heavy and tir...
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Huacachina y Cusco incluidos
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Drone School 3: Your first quadcopter flight

Drone School 3: Your first quadcopter flight | drones | Scoop.it
Here are some basic exercises to try on your first few drone flights. Hopefully they'll help you make it to your second few flights with just as many props, frames, pets and limbs as you started with.
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Daredevil Drone Flies through the Trees Like an Ace

Daredevil Drone Flies through the Trees Like an Ace | drones | Scoop.it
Startup Skydio has developed a more sophisticated autopilot for drones. Beyond obstacle avoidance, it lets an aircraft orient itself and navigate through busy areas.
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The Top 100 Sites of 2015 | UAV Coach

The Top 100 Sites of 2015 | UAV Coach | drones | Scoop.it
The top 100 drone news sites are here! Check out the best resources in quadcopter, multirotor, and UAV news and what they have to offer.
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