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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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This is 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 Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) in the water.  Check out our weekly blog!  
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AeroVironment Launches New Puma™ LE, Delivering Group 2 Capabilities in a Group 1 Footprint with Increased Range, Endurance and Payload Capacity

AeroVironment Launches New Puma™ LE, Delivering Group 2 Capabilities in a Group 1 Footprint with Increased Range, Endurance and Payload Capacity | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Rapidly deployable via hand-launch, Puma LE’s 5.5-hour endurance delivers persistent data with increased time on station, in an economical two-case mission packout Puma LE’s 5.5-pound total payload capacity includes a secondary payload bay with dedicated power supply and Ethernet connection, making Puma LE the ideal multi-mission platform for third-party payload integration Shared plug-and-play interoperability with …
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Best use of drones ever? Planting a forest

Best use of drones ever? Planting a forest | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Projects in India and Myanmar and using flying tech to plant trees under the right conditions.
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USPS eyeing drones for mail, package delivery

USPS eyeing drones for mail, package delivery | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
USPS exploring drones for mail delivery.
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Heat-seeking drone finds missing 6-year-old Minnesota boy in cornfield

Heat-seeking drone finds missing 6-year-old Minnesota boy in cornfield | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
A drone spotted a 6-year-old missing boy in a Minnesota cornfield.
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Amphibious drone designed to warn of wonky water

Amphibious drone designed to warn of wonky water | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
If harmful microbes such as toxic cyanobacteria are present in water bodies, then the sooner that health authorities know, the better. The prototype Pelican drone is designed with that in mind, as it can autonomously perform on-location water analyses.
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The Pelican automatically takes off and flies over the lake, utilizing an onboard hyperspectral camera to locate problems like algal blooms. 
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Drones and Cybersecurity: An Expert Opinion on Protecting Industry Against Drone and Data Attacks

Drones and Cybersecurity: An Expert Opinion on Protecting Industry Against Drone and Data Attacks | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
At the DroneDeploy 2019 Conference,  an expert on cybersecurity and automated tools explained why hackers are attacking infrastructure with drones – and how to stop them.  Rhea Naidoo, co-founde
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BREAKING NEWS: This New Drone Bill Would Make the Airspace Over People's Homes Private Property

BREAKING NEWS: This New Drone Bill Would Make the Airspace Over People's Homes Private Property | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
A new proposal scheduled to be released from the office of Senator Lee (R-Utah) tomorrow would put the airspace up to 200 feet in altitude over private property under the control of the property owner
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That is really interesting. I wonder if this redefining of 'navigable airspace' is in reaction to the announcements about drone deliveries.
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Textron, Howe & Howe, FLIR unveil Ripsaw M5 robotic combat vehicle

Textron, Howe & Howe, FLIR unveil Ripsaw M5 robotic combat vehicle | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
An industry team unveiled a new pitch for the Army's robotic combat vehicle program. It's a drone mothership that can field air and ground assets.
Sarah T Parker's insight:
This is a UAV that holds and launches more UAVs. The government did not build these they were built by a company for the army.
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Watch GoPro debut its Karma drone and more this morning

Watch GoPro debut its Karma drone and more this morning | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
GoPro needs a hero. And then some. The action camera company hasn't issued a major release to the flagship device that bears its name in a couple of years. Of..
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Drone captures video of melting Greenland glacier

Drone captures video of melting Greenland glacier | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Study could help scientists track sea level rise
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EmptyDrones as Detectives: Surveying Crime Scenes for Evidence title

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Improving wildfire management and safety with unmanned aircraft systems

Improving wildfire management and safety with unmanned aircraft systems | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
The Desert Research Institute (DRI) is a world leader in environmental sciences through the application of knowledge and technologies to improve people’s lives.
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Wing launches first drone 'air delivery' service in the US

Wing launches first drone 'air delivery' service in the US | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Last month, Wing announced a pilot program in the United States to deliver goods with drones. Wing US drone delivery kicked of
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What Happens When a Drone Crashes Into Your Face?

An 18-month-long study attempts to find out. 
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Cyprus Launches Drones To Monitor Turkish Gas Drilling In Mediterranean

Cyprus Launches Drones To Monitor Turkish Gas Drilling In Mediterranean | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Last week, the nation of Cyprus deployed drones to monitor Turkish attempts to drill for natural gas in waters claimed by the divided nation.
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Interesting piece on the intersection of drone technology and foreign affairs.
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Colleges are Protecting Football Games from Drones - and Rogue Pilots are Getting Arrested

Colleges are Protecting Football Games from Drones - and Rogue Pilots are Getting Arrested | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Most football stadiums have a sign at the entrance: in addition to the prohibition against outside food or drink, weapons, and video cameras, drones are not allowed.  Since drones may be launched from
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Ford Patents a Drone You Can Launch from Your Car

Ford Patents a Drone You Can Launch from Your Car | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Ford envisions this new drone technology will be used to help locate stranded vehicles and vehicles/passengers requiring emergency services.
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Children on remote island receive first drone-delivered vaccines - CBS News

Children on remote island receive first drone-delivered vaccines - CBS News | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
The drone delivery covered almost 25 miles of rainforests and rugged mountainous terrain
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The Plan to Boost Drone Batteries With a Teensy Jet Engine | WIRED

The Plan to Boost Drone Batteries With a Teensy Jet Engine | WIRED | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
A Florida aviation startup wants to supplement electric power with its watermelon-sized “microturbine.”
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Ottawa International Airport tests new anti-drone technology

Ottawa International Airport tests new anti-drone technology | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
The Ottawa International Airport will test new drone detection technology in an effort to counter the threat posed by the proliferation of unmanned aerial vehicles.The year-long pilot project will …...
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Drone company CEO on self-regulating safety measures | sUAS News

Drone company CEO on self-regulating safety measures | sUAS News | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Drone legal and vendor information for UAV professionals
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China's stealth drones and hypersonic missiles surpass — and threaten — the U.S.

China's stealth drones and hypersonic missiles surpass — and threaten — the U.S. | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
China's 70th anniversary parade featured stealth drones, hypersonic missiles and other sophisticated weapons systems that can challenge the U.S.
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Drone damages Bank of America building in uptown Charlotte | Charlotte Observer

Drone damages Bank of America building in uptown Charlotte | Charlotte Observer | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
A drone hit the sixth floor of the Bank of America building in uptown Charlotte, causing minor damage, CMPD said. The operator has not been found and faces charges of reckless endangerment, property damage.
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UPS Announces FAA Certification to Operate Drone Airline: "History in the Making"

UPS Announces FAA Certification to Operate Drone Airline: "History in the Making" | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
UPS and the FAA announced that UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward Inc. has received a full Part 135 Standard certification to operate a drone airline.   There are four categories of Part 135 certificat
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