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This is a media curation page for the PIRatE Lab's AARR Program.  We are developing practical, low cost programs to monitor resources in our coastal zone (the land near the ocean and the ocean near the land) with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs aka "drones") overhead and subtidal Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) .  Enjoy!!  
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California Resolution Supports Know Before You Fly Campaign

California Resolution Supports Know Before You Fly Campaign | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Know Before You Fly, an initiative to promote the safe and responsible use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), is praising the California Senate’s passage of S.R.21, which proposes recognizing the campaign as an official source of safety information for drone operators in the Golden State. The resolution, introduced by Democratic State Sen. Jerry Hill, acknowledges …
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California leads the country in drone operators for recreation and business ventures.  This initiative is for people's safety to have a standard for people who may be unaware of lawful and courteous flying techniques.
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UPS, Matternet Conducting Medical Drone Deliveries Across N.C. Hospital System

UPS, Matternet Conducting Medical Drone Deliveries Across N.C. Hospital System | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
UPS has formed a new partnership with Matternet to deliver medical samples via drone. The program is taking place at WakeMed’s flagship hospital and campus in the Raleigh, N.C., metropolitan area, with oversight by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). A first flight on Tuesday marked the beginning of …
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This drone can handle up to a 5lb payload and transports drugs or bodily fluid samples between hospital locations.  The old method was through a courier and was slow due to traffic and road restrictions.
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DJI Discontinues Phantom 4 Pro—Is Phantom 5 Around the Corner?

DJI Discontinues Phantom 4 Pro—Is Phantom 5 Around the Corner? | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
DJI recently announced that the Phantom 4 Pro is no longer in production. Could a Phantom 5 release be right around the corner?
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People are speculating based on a similar strategy from DJI, that the discontinuation of the Phantom 4 means that the Phantom 5 will soon be unveiled.  The hype is real.
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