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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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Drone Soccer: The Awesome New Sport You've Never Heard Of

Drone Soccer: The Awesome New Sport You've Never Heard Of | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Amsterdam Drone Week has been full of innovative ideas and discussions on deep topics from European regulations to smart cities and urban air mobility.  Alongside the serious conversations, however, a
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Drones flown straight at aircraft to test collision avoidance tech

Drones flown straight at aircraft to test collision avoidance tech | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
A start-up has tested its collision avoidance system by flying drones straight at planes and helicopters over 7000 times —  so far there haven't been any crashes
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French Post Uses Drones to Deliver Mail to Hard-to-Access Alpine Village

French Post Uses Drones to Deliver Mail to Hard-to-Access Alpine Village | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
La Poste, the French postal service, has started making drone deliveries to remote Alpine village Mont-Saint-Martin, located in the Chartreuse mountains.
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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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FAA cracks down on rogue drones

FAA cracks down on rogue drones | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
FollowThe Federal Aviation Administration is no longer Mr. Nice Guy when it comes to keeping unauthorized drones away from disaster areas. The agency put unmanned aerial system pilots on notice that they likely face stiff civil penalties and consequences if their aircraft stray, or are directed into, areas where they can potentially interfere with emergency …
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Drones: A New Weapon in the Fight Against Malaria in Tanzania 

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British Airways owner flies autonomous drones inside freight warehouse

British Airways owner flies autonomous drones inside freight warehouse | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Drones are being deployed in a range of sectors, from healthcare to energy and now freight.
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Why Utility Companies Need to Rethink Their Approach to Data Management | Commercial UAV News

Why Utility Companies Need to Rethink Their Approach to Data Management | Commercial UAV News | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
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Active radar sensors play key role in DARPA urban drone testing

Active radar sensors play key role in DARPA urban drone testing | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Metamaterials-based radar security technology startup Echodyne (Kirkland, WA) has announced that its electronically scanned array radars were key sensors deployed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for the agency's Aerial Dragnet program in San Diego last month.
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Israel's drone industry becomes global force

Israel's drone industry becomes global force | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Airport City, Israel (AFP) Nov 28, 2019 - In a fierce battle for market share against world superpowers China and the United States, Israel's drone industry likes to say it has a secret weapon - military experience.
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Are drone swarms the future of aerial warfare? | News | The Guardian

Are drone swarms the future of aerial warfare? | News | The Guardian | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Technology of deploying drones in squadrons is in its infancy, but armed forces are investing millions in its development
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David and Goliath: How Small Retailers in Iceland are Taking on Amazon and Uber with Drone Delivery (Part 1 of 2)

David and Goliath: How Small Retailers in Iceland are Taking on Amazon and Uber with Drone Delivery (Part 1 of 2) | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
In English, a paradigm shift or major new idea may be referred to as an “Aha” moment: so the name of this innovative urban delivery service is appropriate in multiple languages. At last mo
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What People Really Think About Drones: EASA High Level Conference Addresses Societal Concerns

What People Really Think About Drones: EASA High Level Conference Addresses Societal Concerns | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
At Amsterdam Drone Week today, the EASA High Level Conference on Drones discussed critical issues for regulation and the drone industry – and one of them is how the public perceives drones, as t
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Drones could be used to herd rhinos away from poaching hotspots

Drones could be used to herd rhinos away from poaching hotspots | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
It’s costly to protect southern white rhinos from poachers, but a study suggests the vulnerable animals could be deterred from poaching hotspots using drones
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Are drone swarms the future of aerial warfare? | News | The Guardian

Are drone swarms the future of aerial warfare? | News | The Guardian | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Technology of deploying drones in squadrons is in its infancy, but armed forces are investing millions in its development
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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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How Is the Commercial Drone Industry Impacting the US Economy?

How Is the Commercial Drone Industry Impacting the US Economy? | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Drone technology is revolutionizing many industries. Keep your eyes on commercial drone technology for its inevitable impact on the US economy.
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US military drone ‘shot down by Russian forces in Libya’

US military drone ‘shot down by Russian forces in Libya’ | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
The US military has accused Russian air defences of shooting down a drone that was lost close to the capital of Libya last month. The drone was reportedly conducting a reconnaissance mission within the region amid ongoing clashes between Libyan factions fighting to seize control of Tripoli.
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With Shovels and Drones, Volcano Hunters Probe Kilauea | WIRED

With Shovels and Drones, Volcano Hunters Probe Kilauea | WIRED | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
New studies reveal inner workings of the massive 2018 Hawaiian flow—the “Super Bowl” of eruptions.
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Drones monitor south coast of England for migrant boats

Drones monitor south coast of England for migrant boats | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Along the south coast of England, drones will monitor for migrant boats trying to bring people into the country illegally.
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Seagoing drones eliminating data gap on Earth's last frontier —

Seagoing drones eliminating data gap on Earth's last frontier — | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Meet Trident, Spotter, and Strider.
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Sofar Ocean Technologies is leading on creating durable, inexpensive drones that can be produced and used on a larger scale, providing more consistent and constant data reporting on wave, wind, and weather conditions on the open ocean.
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The UK's New Drone Registration & Education Scheme: Everything You Need to Know

The UK's New Drone Registration & Education Scheme: Everything You Need to Know | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
The registration deadline has now passed for drone pilots in the UK. As of November 30th, the CAA’s registration and education scheme is mandatory. The new rules apply to drones and model aircra
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Drone technology helps Bellaire police find suspects

Drone technology helps Bellaire police find suspects | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Bellaire Police are taking to the skies, using new drone technology to provide public safety and service.
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Los Angeles TV news helicopter struck by drone, lands safely

Los Angeles TV news helicopter struck by drone, lands safely | Remotely Piloted Systems | Scoop.it
Drones are prohibited from flying in any way that interferes with an aircraft.
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