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S. Korea to develop unmanned aerial vehicles for private use - GlobalPost

S. Korea to develop unmanned aerial vehicles for private use - GlobalPost | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it
S. Korea to develop unmanned aerial vehicles for private use
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DND concludes it does not need permission to fly drones in domestic airspace ... - National Post

DND concludes it does not need permission to fly drones in domestic airspace ... - National Post | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it
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DND concludes it does not need permission to fly drones in domestic airspace ...
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States are competing to be the Silicon Valley of drones

States are competing to be the Silicon Valley of drones | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it
The FAA is selecting six drone test sites -- and half of the states want one.
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Burning Man : Preparation : Event Survival : Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Burning Man : Preparation : Event Survival : Unmanned Aerial Vehicles | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it
Burning Man is an annual event and temporary community based on radical self expression and self-reliance in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada.
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Take off and landing with VTOL in the forest

Take off and landing with VTOL in the forest | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it
Tried just for fun to start and land with my Wingcopter in the forest :)Here is the onboard video:

To see the whole VTOL here one picture:

It is the first Wi…
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New Generation of UAV to showcase at AIMEX 2013 - GISuser.com (press release)

New Generation of UAV to showcase at AIMEX 2013 GISuser.com (press release) The Aibotix Aibot X6 and SwissDrones Dragon 35 are the new generation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) that will be one of the highlights at the Leica Geosystems Mining...


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Eye in the sky keeps a watch on Shropshire livestock

Eye in the sky keeps a watch on Shropshire livestock | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the latest technology being used by smart farmers in Shropshire to help keep a bird’s eye view on their land and animals.
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Quad Copter Camp Teaches Engineering and Business Skills

Quad Copter Camp Teaches Engineering and Business Skills | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it

The campers not only built the vehicles from a kit and learned how to fly them, they also had to come up with a business plan for their use...

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China Displays UAS in USA for First Time

China Displays UAS in USA for First Time | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it

Chinese manufactured unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) made their debut in the United States on Tuesday at AUVSI's Unmanned Systems 2013 in Washington D.C. 

Ewatt, a Wuhan, Hubei Province-based company, is showcasing a collection of UASs used for inspecting power lines in China. The company is building an $18 million UAS industrial park, which will have an initial capability of producing up to 200 aircraft per year, with the possibility of increasing to produce 1,000.

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Autonomous Spiri quadrotor drone hits Kickstarter

Autonomous Spiri quadrotor drone hits Kickstarter | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it

It's called Spiri, it's designed to be rather more fun than your average drone, and is designed to be both programmable and capable of running downloaded apps. After 13 months of development Canadian quadcopticist Patrick Edwards-Daugherty has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help bring it to market...

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DronesDrones.com's comment, August 14, 2013 5:25 PM
see also their page in Kickstarter: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/914887915/spiri
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Drone Journalism Lab: Why it is time to debate flying cameras

Drone Journalism Lab: Why it is time to debate flying cameras | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it

It was an encounter with metre-long unmanned aircraft that looked like "a torpedo from a Star Trek episode" which inspired Professor Matt Waite to start a Drone Journalism Lab.
He was at a digital mapping conference in California two years ago when he first saw the the X100...

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Textron Systems eyes rising foreign demand for drones, weapons

Textron Systems eyes rising foreign demand for drones, weapons | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Textron Systems, a unit of Textron Inc , says strong demand from the Middle East and Asia for unmanned systems, ground vehicles and smart weapons will help expand foreign
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New multifunctional composites, for UAV too - MIT News Office

New multifunctional composites, for UAV too - MIT News Office | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it

Carbon nanotube deicing technologies developed at MIT could be in flight tests as early as next year. Carbon nanotubes can contribute their mechanical strength and electrical properties across a wide range of areas from aerospace to medicine, and the necstlab of MIT Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics Brian L. Wardle is making an impact...

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CTC: near Barcelona, a perfect place where to develope UAV technology - DronesDrones.com The international drone industry

CTC: near Barcelona, a perfect place where to develope UAV technology - DronesDrones.com The international drone industry | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it
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India: Drones to shore up security along eastern coast

India: Drones to shore up security along eastern coast | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it
Special team launches test flight from Kalpakkam
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New generation of UAVs to showcase at AIMEX 2013

New generation of UAVs to showcase at AIMEX 2013 | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it
Leica Geosystems will be showcasing a new generation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) at the upcoming AIMEX exhibition this year.
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Avionics Magazine :: AUVSI Unmanned Systems 2013: Countdown to Integration

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) manufacturers, government officials and major aerospace company executives were focused on the future of the unmanned industry, and the safe integration of UAS into the National Airspace System (NAS) at the Association...
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Canberra UAV (Australia) Techpod Test Flight

Canberra UAV (Australia) Techpod Test Flight | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it
Canberra UAV member Andrew Tridgell recently had a go at building a Techpod plane. Watch for his upcoming review of the plane but from what I saw it looks lik…
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How Vice's Tim Pool used Google Glass to cover Istanbul protests

How Vice's Tim Pool used Google Glass to cover Istanbul protests | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it
'I want to show you what it's like to be there as best I can, even if that ends with me running full-speed into a cafe and rubbing lemons all over my face after being tear-gassed…' By Stuart Dredge
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Team BlackSheep: Rock Stars or Rogue Operators? | Drones & Aerial Robotics Conference – DARC

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Video: see these people in Peru using drones to study crops, ancient ruins

Video: see these people in Peru using drones to study crops, ancient ruins | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it

 

 

Interesting video where several different UAV are used for agricultural purposes and archaeological recognition.

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Nine drone startups that are changing the commercial landscape

Nine drone startups that are changing the commercial landscape | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it
Airware - Rather than building their own drones, Airware provides software, hardware, and an API for drone builders. CEO Jonathan Downey hopes for the company's operating system to do for drones what Windows did for personal computers.
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Solar HALE Drones Turn into Atmospheric Satellites

Solar HALE Drones Turn into Atmospheric Satellites | DronesDrones.com | Scoop.it

Mega-size solar power drones are taking shape at several manufacturers across the USA, where ‘atmospheric satellites’ are being developed, designed to take small payloads into ‘atmospheric orbit’ at 65,000 ft on missions that could last five years...

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Alistair Currie's curator insight, March 27, 2014 9:20 PM

Amazing work with the development of "atmospheric satellites" in the form of long life solar powered UAVs that can fly for up to 5 years with a payload of up to 453kg of equipment.

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UAV-G 2013

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UAV-g 2013 - Rostock - Germany, is a follow up conference of the very successful UAV-g 2011 at ETH Zurich. We are organizing a conference with the focus on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Geomatics (UAV-g). Using UAVs as data acquisition platform and as measurement instrument has become attractive for many emerging applications. However, there is no overall and easy solution.
Therefore, UAV-g 2013 brings together experts in photogrammetry, surveying, robotics, computer vision, artificial intelligence, aerospace engineering and geosciences.

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