Defeating drones and comms

Defeating drones and comms

by DAVID DONALD Netline Communications Technologies produces a range of electronic warfare and spectrum dominance systems, including counter-IED systems, active and reactive RF (radio frequency) jammers, and radio/mobile phone tracking devices. Here at Eurosatory (Hall 6, Stand D630) the company is highlighting two new systems that provide defence against small drones and for jamming enemy communications. C-Guard Dronenet employs an array of RF sensors that rapidly scans the environment without […]

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Want to invest in the drone industry? This ETF may your best shot

Want to invest in the drone industry? This ETF may your best shot

Are these the drones you’re looking for? Qilai Shen/Bloomberg A DJI Inspire 1 Pro drone is flown during a demonstration at DJI’s headquarters in Shenzhen, China. By SALLY FRENCH Is it a highflying investment or simply highflying? Now, Wall Street investors can determine for themselves. A new exchange-traded fund offers investors a runway to invest in the burgeoning drone industry, which is valued at over $127 billion, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. […]

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Autodesk invests in 3DR for “reality capture” and enterprise drone data

Autodesk invests in 3DR for "reality capture" and enterprise drone data

From the Autodesk press release announcing their investment in 3DR, building on the success of the new SiteScan integration of Solo into the Autodesk’s cloud-based reality capture platform: SAN FRANCISCO–( BUSINESS WIRE )– Autodesk, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADSK) today announced several updates to its Forge platform, including new cloud application development tools and services and three investments at Forge DevCon , the company’s inaugural event for cloud developers. Since its inception last […]

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How to Evaluate a Drone Law Attorney in 5 Easy Steps *

How to Evaluate a Drone Law Attorney in 5 Easy Steps *

I was recently given some free advice from someone who works with a legacy international company whose name is a household word. He is also a serial entrepreneur and he gave me some unsolicited, helpful advice. He told me I should increase my Google ranking by having articles published (outside of this blog) with certain appropriate keywords – like drone lawyer, drone law, UAS – and sprinkle them throughout several […]

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We don’t want to Drone on but you cannot fly over Glastonbury

We don’t want to Drone on but you cannot fly over Glastonbury

Leave you P4 at home if you are planning on attending Glasto this year. From Avon and Somerset Police. In recent years, we ‘ve seen a national spike in the number of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones to you and I). The improper use of drones is an illegal offence and we will investigate any incidents where a drone has been used other than in accordance with the law. Superintendent Paul […]

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Johns Hopkins Team Hacks, Crashes Hobby Drones To Expose Security Flaws

Johns Hopkins Team Hacks, Crashes Hobby Drones To Expose Security Flaws

(Courtesy Will Kirk/Johns Hopkins University) by Janet Burns In the past few years, an ever -expanding fleet of commercial and hobby drones has seemingly landed one achievement after another, from photographic feats to farming solutions. According to researchers at Johns Hopkins University, however, many machines in this soaring industry may be vulnerable to serious cyber threats which could, among other things, cause an otherwise sophisticated autonomous flier to come crashing […]

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