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Why Intel Just Dropped Cash On Drones?

Why Intel Just Dropped Cash On Drones? | age of flybots | Scoop.it
Drones hold the promise of revolutionizing many industries, some new and some very old, like farming."
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Just for the data!!!

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Should We Be Scared or Excited About Drones? [INFOGRAPHIC] | DashBurst

Should We Be Scared or Excited About Drones? [INFOGRAPHIC] | DashBurst | age of flybots | Scoop.it
It’s a bird! No, it’s a plane! No, it’s a drone! If drones haven’t invaded our skies yet, that future probably isn’t far off. Already they’re redefining not just the the military, but conservation work. And, in the private sector, they may soon play a role in delivering books for Amazon or food supplies to […]
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Volocopter, The Fully Electrical Helicopter

Volocopter, The Fully Electrical Helicopter | age of flybots | Scoop.it

Developed in the University of Stuttgart, Germany, Volocopter is an helicopter with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL), man-controlled and, according to its creators, it "cannot be classified in any known category", due to the fact that it is a purely electrically powered vehicle, setting it apart from the other aircrafts

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This article is to show convergence between this "volocopter" and flybots in search of a fully electric powered VTOL aircraft

 

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http://www.fastcoexist.com/3030362/talk-about-range-anxiety-this-all-electric-plane-flies-an-hour-per-charge?partner=rss

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At An FAA Drone Test Site, Excitement And A Lot Of Questions

At An FAA Drone Test Site, Excitement And A Lot Of Questions | age of flybots | Scoop.it
The FAA's drone test sites face a number of obstacles before UAVs can be let loose across U.S. airspace.
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Will This Helicopter Truck Fly?

Will This Helicopter Truck Fly? | age of flybots | Scoop.it
It could be the future of military rescue.
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a multi-seat hexa-copter

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The FAA greenlights six drone test centers, including Virginia Tech and the University of Alaska

The FAA greenlights six drone test centers, including Virginia Tech and the University of Alaska | age of flybots | Scoop.it
Six projects have been selected by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to conduct new research into drones, otherwise known as unmanned aircraft systems.

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Drones Learn How To Keep Flying When Damaged

Drones Learn How To Keep Flying When Damaged | age of flybots | Scoop.it
You may think you can bring down a quadrocopter by removing one rotor but with clever fail-safes the drones can still fly.
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FAA Reminds Us: The U.S. Has Approved One Commercial Drone Operator, And It's Not Amazon

FAA Reminds Us: The U.S. Has Approved One Commercial Drone Operator, And It's Not Amazon | age of flybots | Scoop.it
The Federal Aviation Administration says it will establish drone regulations and standards in the coming years.
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Future operation of flybots in urban skies might be based in the route-carrier model (very regulated) instead of road-driver model (totally open). This means many devices but fewer operators and a integrated network of flight control hubs (most probably managed by intelligent machines)

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UAV Challenges, Pluses and Minuses — and Your Questions - GPS World magazine

UAV Challenges, Pluses and Minuses — and Your Questions - GPS World magazine | age of flybots | Scoop.it
Spar Point Group UAV Challenges, Pluses and Minuses — and Your Questions GPS World magazine In recent years, we've seen explosive growth in the Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) market segment, with most on-board navigation systems relying on GNSS or GNSS...
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The FAA Creates Thin Privacy Guidelines For The Nation’s First Domestic Drone “Test Sites”

The FAA Creates Thin Privacy Guidelines For The Nation’s First Domestic Drone “Test Sites” | age of flybots | Scoop.it
April Glaser and Jennifer Lynch
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Commercial unmanned aerial systems are set to start flying over US airspace in 2015.

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How Did "Drone" Become Such A Dirty Word?

How Did "Drone" Become Such A Dirty Word? | age of flybots | Scoop.it
The term is about as politically charged as tech vocabulary can be. Should we stop using it?
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Northrop Grumman Wants to Sell Unmanned Drones to Farmers? - DailyFinance

Northrop Grumman Wants to Sell Unmanned Drones to Farmers? - DailyFinance | age of flybots | Scoop.it

Northrop have come up with a possible new revenue-raising idea: It wants to sell unmanned drones to farmers.


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Deutsche Post latest company to test out drone deliveries - Digital Trends

Deutsche Post latest company to test out drone deliveries - Digital Trends | age of flybots | Scoop.it
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Deutsche Post latest company to test out drone deliveries
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Amazon really started something with its talk of using drones for deliveries.
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NASA developing automatic traffic management system for drones

NASA developing automatic traffic management system for drones | age of flybots | Scoop.it
NASA is working on an air traffic control system for drones to help bring order to potentially chaotic skies. However, instead of controllers communicating with drone operators, the system uses carefully designed algorithms to automatically control flights.
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This would be the key-stone for making a viable commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles

 

Also read: http://www.nasa.gov/offices/ipp/centers/dfrc/technology/DRC-011-012-ADS-B-Ctrl-Sys.html#.VAiBk_l5OSo

 

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Coming Soon To The UAE: Delivery Drones That Scan Your Eyeballs

Coming Soon To The UAE: Delivery Drones That Scan Your Eyeballs | age of flybots | Scoop.it
The United Arab Emirates announced plans to utilize quad-copters to deliver packages, which it hopes to roll out before the end of the year.
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something to follow up very soon

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Apple or Airbus? Drones in search of a business model

Apple or Airbus? Drones in search of a business model | age of flybots | Scoop.it
There seems to be no end to the civilian uses of drones. This development goes hand in hand with a radical change in business models.
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Drones Are Here, But They're Not Going to Hurt You

Drones Are Here, But They're Not Going to Hurt You | age of flybots | Scoop.it
Skyworks Aerial Systems CEO Greg Friesmuth says drones are more practical than they are deadly.
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This Is The Prima Ballerina Of Robots

This amazing cube can walk jump and stand on a tip!
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"But while it may look like nothing more than a cute technical demonstration, Cubli is a tease of a world that’s very closely at hand--one in which objects can not just fly around like R/C toys, but react dynamically to feedback in their environment."

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Flying Cars: Jetsons-Like Fantasy or Near-Future Reality?

Flying Cars: Jetsons-Like Fantasy or Near-Future Reality? | age of flybots | Scoop.it
Maybe the words of the legendary automotive pioneer Henry Ford in 1940, when he said that a combination airplane and motorcar would happen, were the inspir
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Drone Innovator Sees Future In Gathering Information, Not Package Delivery

Drone Innovator Sees Future In Gathering Information, Not Package Delivery | age of flybots | Scoop.it

The vision of drones delivering packages may be a bit too fanciful for people residing in the world’s major cities, says the founder of Paris-based wireless device company Parrot

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Amazon’s Drones Might Work, but Would Cost $200 Per Package | MIT Technology Review

Amazon’s Drones Might Work, but Would Cost $200 Per Package | MIT Technology Review | age of flybots | Scoop.it
Amazon says it wants to offer 30-minute drone delivery. But companies actually working on the technology outline the limitations.
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Drone Gets Its Smarts from a Smartphone - MIT Technology Review

Drone Gets Its Smarts from a Smartphone - MIT Technology Review | age of flybots | Scoop.it
MIT Technology Review Drone Gets Its Smarts from a Smartphone MIT Technology Review Researchers are using a smartphone as the brains behind a small, inexpensive drone—the phone enables it to find its way around enclosed indoor spaces without using...
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What makes the quadcopter design so great for small drones?

What makes the quadcopter design so great for small drones? | age of flybots | Scoop.it
Yuan Gao's answer: Be careful here, some of the answers given are incorrect (edit: those answers have been since been deleted by their authors), and there are many misconceptions surrounding quadcopters and multirotors.
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Forget About Quadcopters And Behold The Flying Jellyfish

Forget About Quadcopters And Behold The Flying Jellyfish | age of flybots | Scoop.it
Quadcopters currently rule the civilian skies but this jellyfish drone represents a new era of smaller more durable drones that will push the envelope...
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DHL tests delivery drone as airborne robots could be used to deliver medicine - Daily Mail

DHL tests delivery drone as airborne robots could be used to deliver medicine - Daily Mail | age of flybots | Scoop.it
Daily Mail DHL tests delivery drone as airborne robots could be used to deliver medicine Daily Mail Germany's express delivery company, Deutsche Post (DHL), is testing a drone that could be used to deliver urgently needed goods such as medicine to...
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