Raven and AgEagle partner on UAS solutions for agriculture

Raven and AgEagle partner on UAS solutions for agriculture

Raven Industries (NASDAQ: RAVN) announced that its Applied Technology division has been named the worldwide exclusive distribution partner for AgEagle Aerial Systems, a leading provider of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) used in precision agriculture. This partnership will allow Raven to expand into the UAS market by enhancing its product offering to provide actionable data that customers can use to make important input and variable rate decisions. AgEagle’s simple-to-use UAS technology […]

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Microchip shrinks radar cameras to fit into a palm

Microchip shrinks radar cameras to fit into a palm

Nanyang Technological University Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a chip that allows new radar cameras to be made a hundred times smaller than current ones. With this NTU technology, radar cameras that usually weigh between 50 kg and 200 kg and are commonly used in large satellites can be made to become as small as palm-sized. Despite being small, they can produce images that are […]

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10 states want to ban drones

10 states want to ban drones

Over the past few years, ever-craftier prison inmates have engineered a new way to sneak drugs and other contraband into prison facilities: via drone. The benefits of using drones are manifest. Rather than trying to conceal items in ever more creative ways – hiding a file inside a birthday cake , melting drugs onto the pages of a coloring book , hiding things inside human orifices – drones can zoom […]

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Students will get to fly drones starting this fall

Students will get to fly drones starting this fall

This fall, some students at Charlotte Christian School will get to operate drones, thanks to the tenacity of a sixth-grader. Julian Segovia and his brother Brian Segovia, a ninth grader, are the winners of the first annual “Knight Tank,” a student competition at Charlotte Christian. The contest is based on the popular television show “Shark Tank,” where entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to potential investors. The brothers, who worked with teachers […]

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Drone owners lift off with new hobby

Drone owners lift off with new hobby

You’ve probably seen them buzzing overhead, perhaps at a local park or even on your own block. They zip about like mechanized mosquitoes or miniature space ships. They are drones, and they are increasingly taking flight in Napa. Kenneth W. Graham is a Napa drone owner and pilot. Graham also works with the drone club at New Technology High School and is a beta tester for a drone company. After […]

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