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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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The US government can’t use DJI drones — but here are five it just approved

The US government can’t use DJI drones — but here are five it just approved | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Today, the DoD’s Defense Innovation Unit is announcing not one, not two, but five such drones that have been tested, approved, and are now formally available for government use — including two from formerly consumer-focused drone companies Skydio (based in California) and Parrot (based in France).
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Police Drone Finds Fugitive Who's Been Living in a Cave for 17 Years

Police Drone Finds Fugitive Who's Been Living in a Cave for 17 Years | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
The escapee lived in the wilderness so long he lost some ability to communicate.
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Robots roam Pechanga Resort Casino to enhance security

One stationary robot and one roving unit are being used to enhance security at the Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula.
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The US just showed it still believes Chinese-made drones are a security risk

The US just showed it still believes Chinese-made drones are a security risk | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
The US Department of the Interior has announced that it will maintain its ban on nonemergency drones as it continues to review the technology for potential threats to national security. The more than 800 drones used by the department are made by Chinese companies like DJI or have Chinese-made parts.
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Denver Police Department Shelves Drone Program Amid Public Concerns

Denver Police Department Shelves Drone Program Amid Public Concerns | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
While the Denver Fire Department continues to use UAVs to fight fires, the Denver PD will end its drone program.
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Don't mess with bug bounty hunters, DJI full infrastructure compromise - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

Don't mess with bug bounty hunters, DJI full infrastructure compromise - sUAS News - The Business of Drones | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Many things are going to unfurl over the next few days. Before we start, perhaps you should watch Kevin Finisterres video from our 2017 Expo to help set the scene. In fact, for good measure refer back to this post as well US Army calls for units to discontinue use of DJI equipment At the end of …
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DJI is not secure and they seem to show little interest in correcting these major security flaws.
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