This Japanese security drone will chase intruders

This Japanese security drone will chase intruders

JIJI Secom Co. said Thursday it will start using its purpose-built drone on Friday, in what it claims is the first use of unmanned aircraft in the world by a private security service. Equipped with a security camera and light-emitting diode lights, the drone will take images of suspicious-looking individuals and automobiles. The images will then be sent to the company’s control center for use in tracking and capturing the […]

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Senseable conducts first succesful test of new safe drone technology

Senseable conducts first succesful test of new safe drone technology

senseable scape Senseable, a small Danish drone technology developing company is pleased to announce it has successfully finished the first round of tests of a new drone safety system, designed to guide drones or small aircraft to a safe landing site if technical problems arise during flight. The safety system consists of three parts, an online database of known landing sites, a system (ALF: Automatic Landingsite Finder) that continuously identifies […]

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Naviator: A multi-mission aircraft that can fly and swim

Naviator: A multi-mission aircraft that can fly and swim

This Waterproof Quadcopter Is Also a Submarine Behold the Naviator, a new drone built by researchers and students at Rutgers University. As the portmanteau moniker would suggest, the bot is at home both in the water and in the air. This remotely controlled quadcopter can transition from flight to underwater mode and back seemingly with ease. The Office of Naval Research commissioned this project in the hope of creating a […]

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