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Witness Photos Of The 7 Wonders Of The World, All Taken By Drones - Viral Thread

Witness Photos Of The 7 Wonders Of The World, All Taken By Drones - Viral Thread | Drones | Scoop.it
The Seven Wonders of the World don’t need much of an introduction, but have you seen them aerially photographed by a drone? I didn’t think so you bunch of smart asses. Using drones has given us a new and unique way to capture photos and footage, previously unavailable to us with conventional camera types. Now …
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Drones really capture and film our beautiful planet fantastically. 
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Apple Campus 2 Construction January 2016

To use this video in a commercial player or in broadcasts, please email licensing@storyful.com Filmed using the DJI Inspire 1. Music: http://www.bensound.com...
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Great drone video of the new Apple Campus. This Campus is going to be totally WOW.

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Make Drone Money

Make Drone Money | Drones | Scoop.it
The first and only specialized drone money making e-book in the world. Learn how to turn your hobby into profits in this step by step guide. You will now get to uncover the secrets, tips and tricks of what it takes to make money with your drone. In this course you will learn exactly step by step what it takes to make money starting your own drone business. Make Drone Money was created to educate and teach anyone how the drone industry actually works and what is involved.
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Terrific new ebook with over 300 pages of opportunities in the exciting drone sector

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Aid Agencies For International Development To Start Using Drones

Aid Agencies For International Development To Start Using Drones | Drones | Scoop.it
Government agencies may help speed the way to shipping via UAV
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Delivering medical supplies and lab samples are just a couple of ways aid agencies are looking to use drones.

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Delivering medical supplies and lab samples are just a couple of ways aid agencies are looking to use drones.

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I Went to the Drone World Expo and Saw the Future. It Sounds Like Bees

I Went to the Drone World Expo and Saw the Future. It Sounds Like Bees | Drones | Scoop.it
Welcome to the first annual Drone World Expo.
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World Drone Expo 2015 which is on at the moment is buzzing with innovation. 

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Drones Will Control Air Traffic Systems By 2019

Drones Will Control Air Traffic Systems By 2019 | Drones | Scoop.it
There you go, you have the answer from the title of the article. Drone Air Traffic Control System By 2019. But if you want to know how or why, better get reading. Flying is the safest method of transportation with only 0.07 deaths per one billion passenger miles. At the opposite pole, the motorcycle is […]

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Once it is safer it will be fine.

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Chinese Drone Maker DJI To Open First Flagship Store

Chinese Drone Maker DJI To Open First Flagship Store | Drones | Scoop.it
The world's largest consumer drone maker, China's SZ DJI Technology Co., is preparing to open its first flagship retail store in a Shenzhen shopping center next month.
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Wow.  Would love to be working in that store. I'd say it would be awesome fun.

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Drone Autonomously Avoiding Obstacles at 30 MPH

For more info: http://www.csail.mit.edu/drone_flies_through_forest_at_30_mph Links to the research papers: Andrew J. Barry and Russ Tedrake. Pushbroom Stereo...
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Great Innovation using stereo-vision algorithms on drones to avoid obstacles and 30 mph.  

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Greenland - Beautiful Drone Video Over Quiet and Peaceful Greenland

Snowkiting across Iceland and kitesurfing off the coast. Join “4People6 Legs” on their journey, made even more remarkable by the fact that one of their team ...
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Greenland is a very special place.  Quiet, peaceful and clear fresh air and water.  It's also a terrific place to get away and find inner peace.

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Welcome to Hell - Drones over Etna (4K) on Vimeo

"Welcome to Hell" These were the first words my guide and founder of etnawalk.it - Giuseppe Distefano mentioned when we arrive on the summit. For me…
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Anatomy of a Drone

Anatomy of a Drone | Drones | Scoop.it

Simple illustrated guide to finding your way around a modern multirotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)

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Terrific well researched article which shows the newbie all around a drone.  It's a terrific introduction

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Drones Cutting Down Illegal Logging In Amazon Rainforest

Drones Cutting Down Illegal Logging In Amazon Rainforest | Drones | Scoop.it
Illegal loggers could have fewer places to hide in Peru's Alto Mayo Protected Forest.
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Drones doing great work in the Amazon.  Helping catch illegal logging will help conserve this wonderful Rainforest.

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This Little Guy Got His Tooth Pulled Out By A Drone And It's Totally Awesome

This Little Guy Got His Tooth Pulled Out By A Drone And It's Totally Awesome | Drones | Scoop.it

Delicate drone piloting to pull a loose tooth for this young man.  Brave kid and great piloting.  Looks like an DJI Inspire 1 drone. 

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Kid will receive a Phantom 3 drone under the pillow from the tooth fairy instead of a dollar.

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Using Aerial Robotics and Virtual Reality to Inspect Earthquake Damage in Taiwan

Using Aerial Robotics and Virtual Reality to Inspect Earthquake Damage in Taiwan | Drones | Scoop.it
The 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan shortly before 4 in the morning on Saturday, February 6th. Later in the day, aerial robots were used to capture areal videos and images of the disaster damage, like below. Within 10 hours of the earthquake, Dean Hosp at Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University used screenshots of aerial videos posted on YouTube to create the…
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Drones assisting with surveying, search and relief at earthquake in Taiwan.

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Drones Over Antarctica

Drones Over Antarctica | Drones | Scoop.it
Watch Drones Over Antarctica now. Also, surf around Break to find the funniest videos, pictures and articles.
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The drone aerial video sure captures the magnificent Antarctica. 

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Using UAVs to Map Diamond Mines and Reduce Conflict in Africa

Using UAVs to Map Diamond Mines and Reduce Conflict in Africa | Drones | Scoop.it
In June 2014, a joint USAID and USGS team used a small UAV to map artisanal diamond mining sites in Western Guinea. The purpose of this UAV mission was to support the "Kimberley Process (KP), an in...
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Drones have so many terrific uses.  Mapping of small mines and assist with ownership definitely helps reduce conflict.

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Latest News On Amazon Prime Air Using Drones

See page at http://amazon.com/primeair
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Prime Air — a future delivery system from Amazon designed to safely get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less using small unmanned aerial vehicles, also called drones. Prime Air has great potential to enhance the services we already provide to millions of customers by providing rapid parcel delivery that will also increase the overall safety and efficiency of the transportation system. Putting Prime Air into service will take some time, but we will deploy when we have the regulatory support needed to realize our vision.

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Chinese Drone Maker Plows Into Agriculture

Chinese Drone Maker Plows Into Agriculture | Drones | Scoop.it
China’s SZ DJI Technology is setting its sights on the agriculture industry with the launch of a crop sprayer that will test whether farming is fertile ground for drone technology.
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Bit more work to be done with longer flight time and a heavier payload.  Then this ag drone could be a big winner.

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Mexico Takes Sea Turtles Seriously, Deploys Drones To Protect Eggs From Poachers

Mexico Takes Sea Turtles Seriously, Deploys Drones To Protect Eggs From Poachers | Drones | Scoop.it
Kudos to the Mexican government for doing something right.
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Great job by drones in helping to save endangered turtles.

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What drones can do for construction sites

What drones can do for construction sites | Drones | Scoop.it
With near instant real-time analysis, leaders on the ground can prevent delays.
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Great work by drones assisting in the running of construction projects.

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Small Drone Probes Greenland And Antarctic Ice With Radar

Small Drone Probes Greenland And Antarctic Ice With Radar | Drones | Scoop.it
Researchers obtain radar profiles of glacial ice using a small unmanned aircraft
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Drones with ice penetrating radar are a very cost effective way of studying glaciers. Radioglaciology is the study of glaciers and ice sheets using radar. It employs a geophysical method similar to ground-penetrating radar that operates at frequencies in the MF, HF and VHF portions of the radio spectrum. Radioglaciology is sometimes referred to as "ice-penetrating radar" or "radio-echo sounding.

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Video of the UAS Registration Announcement | Department of Transportation

Video of the UAS Registration Announcement | Department of Transportation | Drones | Scoop.it

Press conference announcing that drones will need to be registered in the US.

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What Do Drones Mean for the Future of Photojournalism? — Vantage — Medium

What Do Drones Mean for the Future of Photojournalism? - Vantage - Medium
Tomas van Houtryve reflects
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Terrific article by Tomas van Houtryve on the future of drones for journalists.

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Drones are being used for smuggling, theft, and spying in the UK - Tech Insider

Drones are being used for smuggling, theft, and spying in the UK - Tech Insider | Drones | Scoop.it
Figures provided by the UK police show a huge spike in drone-related incidents in the UK.
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Drones have so many great uses, yet some people seem to use them for all the wrong reasons.

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How Conservation Drones Can Save Rainforests

How Conservation Drones Can Save Rainforests | Drones | Scoop.it
Drones could revolutionize how effective we are at protecting Earth’s most valuable resources.
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Tremendous work and creativity to use drones to catch illegal loggers. This illegal logging all about greed and it is ruining our planet. They don't conserve just destroy.  

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