Drones Helping Firefighters Find Source

Drones Helping Firefighters Find Source

The news is filled with stories about people who use drones in ways that endanger lives. It was not long ago that drones kept firefighters from fighting life-threatening blazes in California. But firefighters battling an Alberta firestorm that could prove Canada’s “costliest natural disaster,” according to Business Insider , are looking to drones to help answer the question of how it started — something that is still unknown for this […]

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Drone Racing Seeks Attention With a Speedy Flyby

Drone Racing Seeks Attention With a Speedy Flyby

HAWTHORNE, Calif. — Decked out in high-tech goggles, Steve Zoumas dived low and saw the final gate zooming toward him: a 20-foot-tall metal-framed box ringed with neon. Boom! His sight went black. The crowd let out a collective “whoa” as pieces of his aircraft, which had just smashed into a concrete barrier, went flying. Zoumas was fine, but his drone was destroyed. He took off his goggles and crossed to […]

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PwC flies into £127bn global drone technology market

PwC flies into £127bn global drone technology market

Airborne drone technology is disrupting industries from agriculture to filmmaking, with the global market for drone technology and delivery now worth over $127bn, according to Clarity From Above, a new report from PwC. And with drones poised to have an impact on business operations of companies in a broad range of industry sectors, PwC has also established a global centre of excellence that uses drones and data analytics to help […]

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