Recreational drone use needs some regulation, too | Editorial

Recreational drone use needs some regulation, too | Editorial

by For the better part of a century, the droning buzz heard over the rooftops of Forks Township has come from a recognizable source — small planes coming and going from Braden’s Airport, now known as Braden Airpark . Today, however, there’s another concern, raised by township supervisors last week — the recreational use of small drones by hobbyists, and the extent to which they should (or shouldn’t) be regulated. […]

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Is this the drone you’ve been waiting for?

Is this the drone you’ve been waiting for?

by By Nidhi Subbaraman Think of it as a selfie stick with rotors. A drone with a camera that’s flown and controlled by a smartphone app is the latest invention being backed by Helen Greiner, who as a cofounder of iRobot helped develop the Roomba self-driving vacuum cleaner as well as robots with military and commercial applications. Designed to be “fun and practical,” Greiner says, this new toy is “the […]

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White House locked down briefly after unmanned aircraft spotted in ‘No Drone Zone’

White House locked down briefly after unmanned aircraft spotted in ‘No Drone Zone’

by AP WASHINGTON — The White House has once again been locked down after a drone was spotted in the area. That’s according to a federal official, who wasn’t authorized to comment by name and requested anonymity. The official says security was bumped up Friday afternoon but has returned to normal at the White House. This is the second time in as many months that a drone incident has prompted […]

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Andruav – Towards a Shared Data Model

Andruav - Towards a Shared Data Model

It has been a while since my last article about Andruav . Now Andruav has version 1.0.51 . Some nice features have been added to Andruav -most of them were part of the road map-. Andruav is originally seen as a system that allows multiple GCS & Drones to communicate with each other. Multiple GCS should be able to track multiple drones simultaneously, even drones should be able to communicate […]

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