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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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Dronesurfing

The team at Freefly closed out the summer with the introduction of a brand new sport: #DroneSurfing.
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Drone Surfing...yep.  That's a thing.

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Is Disney planning to dazzle guests with projector drones? | Fox News

Is Disney planning to dazzle guests with projector drones? | Fox News | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
The new technology would allow parks to project magical images onto screens or other surfaces at night.
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We have posted about this before, but here are a few new images of the patent.  They are working to have the whole deal controlled by a single console/a single 18 year old kid.
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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 | Remotely Piloted Systems | 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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May provide some ideas for CSUCI students doing the Dancing Under the Stars performance with drones.
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Ars Electronica & Intel Present: DRONE 100 – Spaxels over Linz - sUAS News

Ars Electronica & Intel Present: DRONE 100 – Spaxels over Linz - sUAS News | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
“DRONE 100 – Spaxels over Linz” is the title of a spectacular quadcopter swarm performance that Ars Electronica and IntelTM are staging on September 10th. Weather permitting, 100 LED-studded Spaxels will put on a truly amazing display of aerial artistry above the Danube as the lead-in to this year’s Visualisierte Klangwolke extravaganza, “River of Knowledge.” …
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This is going to be epic!
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GTRI LOCUST

The LOw-Cost Unmanned aerial vehicle Swarming Technology (LOCUST) is a prototype tube-launched UAV. The LOCUST program will make possible the launch o
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sUAS News (http://www.suasnews.com/2016/05/43890/) and others have been covering this over the last couple of days.

Love the cheap coordination software...not too excited about the military aspect, though.
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