Google has registered two delivery drones

Google has registered two delivery drones

Google has registered two delivery drones with the FAA for testing over US soil Update: A report out of Re/code says that these drones aren’t actually Project Wing drones. They’re rather being registered for the company’s other drone project, Project Titan, which intends to provide internet access to remote or disaster-stricken locations. Google’s Project Titan is not to be confused with Apple’s Project Titan . A couple of months ago, […]

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What is the Statute of Limitations on Unauthorized Drone Flights?

What is the Statute of Limitations on Unauthorized Drone Flights?

On Tuesday, the FAA announced the proposal of a $1.9 million fine against SkyPan International for allegedly unauthorized drone flights dating back several years. The FAA claims SkyPan International, an aerial photography company based in Chicago, flew 65 unauthorized flights between March 21, 2012 and December 15, 2014 over some of the most congested airspace in the country, including New York City and Chicago. Further allegations include the aircraft’s lack […]

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Why We Need Swarms Of Autonomous Drones

Why We Need Swarms Of Autonomous Drones

Source: wtvox.com Most drones fly high above the terrain, connected to their human operators, alone, one by one for now. The main beneficiary of this semi-unmanned technology has been the army so far. Fly alone, identify the target, controlled from the center the get the green light to launch the missile. The autonomous drone of the future are independent and no longer alone, instead, fly and swim in groups. Just […]

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DARPA wants drones that vanish into air

DARPA wants drones that vanish into air

Wings that melt are a feature, not a bug The Defense Advanced Research Projects agency has been working for several years on electronics that dissolve when introduced to water or other chemicals, which could be useful in surveillance devices, as well as other military applications. Sometimes, the best things are those that can be easily left behind. For rescue missions, whether battlefield or natural disaster, DARPA envisions using lightweight, cheap, […]

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