Investors want to take flight on the backs of drones

Investors want to take flight on the backs of drones

The BI Intelligence Content Marketing Team covers news and research we think you would find valuable. This is a roundup of today’s hottest and most important stories. Investors Want to Fly with Drones Drones are starting to hit the skies, but investors are still grounded. The Federal Aviation Administration has said approximately 387,000 “hobbyists” have registered drones since it started accepting such registrations in December, according to the Wall Street […]

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Why You Want Your Drone to Have Emotions

Why You Want Your Drone to Have Emotions

Why You Want Your Drone to Have Emotions There’s been a lot of research on how humans interact with robots. In fact, there’s a whole field for it called HRI (Human-Robot Interaction), with its own flagship conference (that IEEE co-sponsors) going on right now in New Zealand. The majority of the research in this field focuses on how humans interact with social robots, including home robots, commercial robots, and educational […]

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Meet the Company Training Eagles to Kill Drones

Meet the Company Training Eagles to Kill Drones

Meet the Company Training Eagles to Kill Drones A Dutch company says drone hunting comes naturally to its eagles. Animal activists beg to differ. Of all the distinctions bald eagles have earned, drone hunter is a strange one. But thanks to a Dutch birds of prey company, it’s one that seems here to stay. The idea comes amid growing fears that recreational drones pose a threat to safety—fears that are […]

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Dubai To Host First World Drone Prix Race

Dubai To Host First World Drone Prix Race

As stated by the Crown Prince of Dubai, “one of the most anticipated races” is coming up on March 11 and 12 in Dubai. In fact, the Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, is hosting the race himself in Dubai . To promote the race, there is a video of a race between a drone and a McLaren supercar in which the Prince posted […]

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A drone you can use indoors

A drone you can use indoors

A drone you can use indoors (and remotely) And you were worried about leaving the Roomba running while you were out? Just when you thought the drone market couldn’t get any more segmented. A startup called Eighty Nine Robotics is launching the first drone for the home that can be controlled remotely. The new drone, Rook, was created by engineers at Northwestern University who noticed that all current drones on […]

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Firefighters to get a drone-eye view

Firefighters to get a drone-eye view

Australian firefighters to get a drone-eye view during emergencies Insurers are using drones to assess the damage caused by bushfires, so it seems only fair firefighters should get a couple of their own devices. On Monday, the New South Wales (NSW) government rolled out a technology package worth more than A $4 million (US$2.96 million), aimed at ensuring firefighters have access to real-time information when responding to emergencies. The package […]

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