Ireland:- Fire brigade set to introduce drones for emergencies

Ireland:- Fire brigade set to introduce drones for emergencies

by Robin Schiller The emergency service is currently researching the use of the remote-controlled craft, also known as quadcopters, for major incidents in what have been described as “interesting times ahead” for the service. It is believed members of the DFB will soon receive training in how to use the craft. The DFB would be the first Irish emergency service to introduce the use of drones, following in the steps […]

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Everything you need to know about the Solo controller, a controller smarter than most drones

Everything you need to know about the Solo controller, a controller smarter than most drones

There’s probably no better visual representation of the progression of drone technology over the last three years than this side-by-side comparison of controllers. One is visibly hard to use, with a complicated arrangement of mysterious sticks and switches in a schematic best describable as “porcupine slapdash.” The other is substantially simpler, cleaner and smoother. And the purpose is more clear, too: This button turns it on; this button makes it […]

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Drone movement soars in southern New Jersey

Drone movement soars in southern New Jersey

by OAKLYN, N.J. (AP) – DJI Phantom 3. Hubsan X4. Blade Nano QX. These aren’t names of new characters in the upcoming “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” They are the most popular personal drone models available. Drones are unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that hover in the air, guided by GPS to collect imagery. You can buy drones for personal use and customize them with various modifications, including a GoPro camera, […]

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