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Video: Drones help restore Minnesota's North Shore forests

Video: Drones help restore Minnesota's North Shore forests | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
The Nature Conservancy has begun using a drone to aid its reforestation efforts in northeast Minnesota.
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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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DJI Gets on With It: Demonstration of Drone-to-Phone Remote ID

DJI Gets on With It: Demonstration of Drone-to-Phone Remote ID | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
DJI isn’t waiting around for a Remote ID ruling before developing a system.  The world’s largest drone manufacturer announced yesterday that they’ve successfully demonstrated aWi-Fi
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Navy Accepts First-of-its-kind HYCOPTER Hydrogen Powered UAS

Navy Accepts First-of-its-kind HYCOPTER Hydrogen Powered UAS | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
The Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California took delivery of the Navy’s first ever hydrogen fuel cell powered rotary-wing unmanned aerial system (UAS) on 25 October 2019. The six-rotor UAS “HYCOPTER” has a blade tip-to-blade tip diameter of 7 feet, a takeoff weight of about 35 pounds with a five-pound payload, and a flight duration of about …
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Drones reveal earthquake hazards hidden in the abyss

Drones reveal earthquake hazards hidden in the abyss | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Low-cost approach enables United States to double scrutiny of seafloor creep in quake zones
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DJI's Pocket-Sized Drone Rivals Full-Size Competitors

DJI's Pocket-Sized Drone Rivals Full-Size Competitors | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
It might be small but it packs a full-size punch.
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Forget fireworks. SeaWorld wants to test 500 drones for a new nighttime light show in San Diego - The

Forget fireworks. SeaWorld wants to test 500 drones for a new nighttime light show in San Diego - The | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Coastal Commission grants approval to the theme park to conduct a test show in February with Intel "Shooting Star" aerial drones
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Sprawling, 2,000-Year-Old Desert Carvings Show Up in Drone Photos | Live Science

Sprawling, 2,000-Year-Old Desert Carvings Show Up in Drone Photos | Live Science | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
With the help of drones, archaeologists have discovered previously unknown Nazca Lines in Peru.
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Air Force Wants Its XQ-58A Valkyrie Drone To Help F-22s And F-35s Talk To Each Other

Air Force Wants Its XQ-58A Valkyrie Drone To Help F-22s And F-35s Talk To Each Other | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
The U.S. Air Force hopes to begin tests involving a Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie stealthy unmanned aircraft acting as a data-fusion and relay gateway between its F-22 Raptors and F-35A Joint Strike Fighters early next year. This will follow a separate experiment to first demonstrate that the new data link, known presently as GatewayOne, can enable the two jets to share information without degrading their stealthy signatures, scheduled to occur next month.
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For first time, Oxnard police use drone to catch suspect

For first time, Oxnard police use drone to catch suspect | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
During its first time in action, an Oxnard police drone helped capture a suspect hiding in a backyard this week, authorities said.
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Pix4Dreact Officially Released to Provide Rapid Aerial Drone Mapping for Public Safety and Emergency Response Operations

Pix4Dreact Officially Released to Provide Rapid Aerial Drone Mapping for Public Safety and Emergency Response Operations | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Software tested and validated by AIRT in the Bahamas under austere, real-world disaster conditions during the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian DENVER, CO – Pix4Dreact, the eagerly awaited 2D fast-mapping software for public safety and emergency response professionals operating drones for good, was officially launched last month by Pix4D, the world’s premier source of drone mapping and …
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Terra Drone UAV Aids in Power Plant Inspection

Terra Drone UAV Aids in Power Plant Inspection | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Terra Drone Corp. recently demonstrated its non-destructive testing (NDT) capabilities by inspecting a 160-meter chimney at a thermal power plant in Japan. The inspection was conducted using an ultrasonic testing (UT) drone developed by Terra Drone group company Terra Inspectioneering. A major component of the chimney inspection was to measure the thickness of the steel …
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Iranian media announces downing of unidentified drone

Iranian forces shot down a drone belonging to a foreign country on Friday, state news agency IRNA reported, quoting an Iranian official.
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Alpha 800 VTOL Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), Spain

Alpha 800 VTOL Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), Spain | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Alpha 800 is a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufactured by Alpha Unmanned Systems (AUS).
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IBM is Building Drone-Based Disaster Recovery

IBM is Building Drone-Based Disaster Recovery | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Developer Pedro Cruz has created a software platform to help victims of natural disasters, like Hurricane Dorian, to find aid with the use of drones.
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Drones: Helping NOAA from Hurricanes to Red Tide

Drones: Helping NOAA from Hurricanes to Red Tide | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
[NOAA Coyote drone in Avon Park, FL. From NOAA] [NOAA]  Collecting data is a critical part of doing research. But it can be a lengthy, challenging process, an
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The Strat uses new drone detection technology on Las Vegas Strip

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Mavic Mini Review: A Weekend Living Simple With DJI's Affordable Drone

Mavic Mini Review: A Weekend Living Simple With DJI's Affordable Drone | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
DJI's Mavic Mini is the lightest and cheapest addition to the Mavic line -- but it's light weight and low price don't come without some compromises. It's also missing a few notable features that made previous iterations of the Mavic line so great
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DJI makes app to identify drones and find pilots

DJI makes app to identify drones and find pilots | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
The Chinese drone giant unveils a remote ID system it says can quickly stamp out rogue drone pilots.
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Pix4D climate contest - Mapping a better future

Pix4D climate contest - Mapping a better future | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Lausanne, Switzerland: Photogrammetry software company Pix4D has launched its first ever Climate Contest. People from around the world are invited to submit a project which uses mapping to investigate or mitigate the climate crisis for the chance to win up to a $3,000USD cash prize and access to Pix4D software. From tracking melting glaciers in …
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Rwanda set to become first country to deliver cargo using commercial drones @Investorseurope

Rwanda set to become first country to deliver cargo using commercial drones @Investorseurope | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Drones could leapfrog traditional road and rail infrastructure needs.

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"Drones could leapfrog traditional road and rail infrastructure needs."

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UK drone pilots have 25 days to register with regulator

UK drone pilots have 25 days to register with regulator | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Owners must pass a quiz but will get access to a scheme that seeks to match lost drones with owners.
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TerraView Unveils Enterprise UAV with More Than 70-Minute Flight Time

TerraView Unveils Enterprise UAV with More Than 70-Minute Flight Time | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
RangePro X8 is proudly designed and assembled in the U.S.A. Valencia, CA — TerraView, a California-based aerial technology company, today unveiled the RangePro X8 — an industrial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designed to fly for more than 70 minutes in real-world conditions with a standard sensor payload. Proudly engineered and assembled in the USA, the RangePro …
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UC scientists combat wildfires with lifesaving tools, solutions

UC scientists combat wildfires with lifesaving tools, solutions | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
While firefighters battle raging wildfires in Northern and Southern California, the University of California is finding lifesaving solutions to stem the growing threat of fire by harnessing cutting-edge technologies to meet the state’s frightening new reality.
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