Disney rumored to be using anti-drone drones

Disney rumored to be using anti-drone drones

Disney rumored to be using anti-drone drones to protect Star Wars filming Disney production teams will soon be filming scenes for “Star Wars: Episode VIII” in Croatia, and the studio is rumored to be taking exceptional measures to keep any footage from leaking out. The Croatian website Mos Croatia reports that Star Wars filming will take place from 9 to 16 March in the medieval city of Dubrovnik, and the […]

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Navy looking for drone operator

Navy looking for drone operator

Navy looking for drone operator flying device around Washington state base The U.S. Navy is searching for the operator of a drone that has been seen flying near a Washington state naval base at night since Feb. 8. A civilian employee of Naval Submarine Base Kitsap-Bangor reported seen the drone, spokeswoman Silvia Klatman told Military.com. According to the Navy, it is illegal to operate a drone above the base without […]

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Drones with HD cameras fly off shelves near Mumbai

Drones with HD cameras fly off shelves near Mumbai

Banned China-made drones with HD cameras fly off shelves near Mumbai police chief’s office The city police issue notices every month against the use of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) or drones, especially around airports for security reasons, but Chinese drones are being sold openly in wholesale at Musafirkhana and Manish Market, a stone’s throw away from the police commissioner’s office at Crawford Market. Mumbai: The city police issue notices every […]

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FAA May Let You Fly Drones Over People

FAA May Let You Fly Drones Over People

The rules would be vital to the kind of package delivery services envisioned by Amazon and Google. The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday said it would develop drone regulations allowing some unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to fly over people, an authorization eagerly sought by a range of industries including real estate and agriculture. The U.S. aviation regulatory agency, under pressure from Congress and industry to accommodate commercial drones, said it […]

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Shark spotting Little Ripper to patrol NSW beachs

Shark spotting Little Ripper to patrol NSW beachs

A Vapor 55 from American company Pulse Aerospace was revealed Sunday as a shark spotting drone in Australia. Well that’s what most headlines are going to see, including ours. Westpac Lifesaver Helicopters are undertaking trials. If things go well at the end of the six months of operations Westpac would like to roll out drones at all their bases. Former Australian astronaut Paul Scully-Power ( the first astronaut with a […]

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New Drone Footage Shows How Area 51’s Secrets

New Drone Footage Shows How Area 51’s Secrets

New Drone Footage Shows How Area 51’s Secrets Stay Hidden in a Nevada Valley There’s no fence keeping people out of the top-secret military base. Only some dudes with guns and a licence to kill. Welcome to Area 51: holder of some of the biggest secrets on the planet — perhaps even the universe. The military base, nestled in a Nevada desert valley, was only officially acknowledged by the CIA […]

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Dronebox Is A Nest For Drones

Dronebox Is A Nest For Drones

Dronebox Is A Nest For Drones STEP 1: PUT A DRONE IN A BOX Drones are a set of limitations that fly. Batteries limit how far drones can go, memory limits how much a drone can record, signal strength (and the lack thereof) limits how far drones can fly. The DroneBox, presented by H3 Dynamics at last week’s Singapore Air Show, is a way around those limitations: a home for […]

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Drone test flights begin at Warm Springs UAS site

Drone test flights begin at Warm Springs UAS site

Univ. of Alaska’s ‘Aeromapper’ UAV soars aloft WARM SPRINGS, Ore. –Warm Springs tribally owned Eagle Tech Systems announced Wednesday the first launch of unmanned aerial vehicles at the Metolius Bench occupational site. The Warm Springs Unmanned Aerial Systems Test Range is part of the Pan-Pacific UAS Test Range Complex, led by the University of Alaska, one of the six nationally recognized FAA-designated UAS test sites. It makes sense for the […]

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FAA may ease restrictions on drone flying

FAA may ease restrictions on drone flying

The FAA is mulling a change in proposed regulations for drones, and big tech will have its say. The Federal Aviation Administration announced Wednesday a committee to draft recommendations for rules that could ease restrictions on operating drones in crowded or public places. The FAA has invited mostly commercial stakeholders, including Alphabet ‘s Google X, Intel and GoPro , to the group. The committee will start working on recommendations next […]

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Ground Drones Will Beat Air Drones

Ground Drones Will Beat Air Drones

Ground Drones Will Beat Air Drones Betting on Starship Technologies’ ground game against Amazon.com’s aerial enterprise. Skype co-founders are launching a drone delivery service in the U.K. called Starship Technologies soon. The drones are essentially cute six-wheeled robot grocery carts and can carry around 20 pounds of stuff. The semi-autonomous drones are wirelessly monitored by humans to resolve any navigation issues and to prevent attempts at interference or theft. The […]

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