Drones Are Giving A Behind-The-Scenes Look At What’s Powering The Olympics

Drones Are Giving A Behind-The-Scenes Look At What’s Powering The Olympics

GE takes viewers behind-the-scenes with a live stream of what’s enabling the events This week, GE sets off Drone Week, an event that showcases a commercial drone’s perspectives of the 2016 Olympics. Viewers can live stream behind-the scenes action that displays all the necessary details that go into executing the event. In this series beginning June 13th to June 17th, technology and entertainment depend on each other to bring the […]

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Local drone retailer worried close call at Winnipeg airport could hurt hobbyists

Local drone retailer worried close call at Winnipeg airport could hurt hobbyists

More awareness and regulation on the way after local incident with a drone and a plane at Winnipeg Airport FILE – In this Feb. 13, 2014, file photo, a drone is demonstrated in Brigham City, Utah. (Rick Bowmer/Associated Press) By Brett Purdy Ryan Gobeil’s business selling drones and remote-controlled aircraft has been taking off lately, but he’s worried that could be grounded after a near collision at Winnipeg’s James Armstrong […]

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Flirtey conducts first ship-to-shore drone delivery

Flirtey conducts first ship-to-shore drone delivery

Proof of concept aims to demonstrate how drones can deliver life-saving aid to stricken coastal areas By Greg Nichols for Robotics Flirtey’s drones are designed to deliver life-saving aid in areas of humanitarian need. Flirtey , which is conducting a pretty successful PR campaign by performing a bunch of drone delivery “ firsts ,” will be demonstrating the first ship-to-shore delivery by autonomous drone next week. The test is being […]

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China’s Delivery Drones Are Already Fulfilling Orders In Rural Regions

China’s Delivery Drones Are Already Fulfilling Orders In Rural Regions

At half the cost, drones are connecting remote areas to the joy of online shopping. Admit it—you laughed to yourself when you first heard about Amazon’s plans to use drones to make deliveries. Quadcopter’s buzzing through the streets and ringing doorbells. Ridiculous, right? But many companies are now looking into similar ideas, from Google to UPS, and it looks like drone delivery is actually becoming a thing. This week, JD.com […]

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Andhra Pradesh Police to procure 10 drones

Andhra Pradesh Police to procure 10 drones

Image for representational purpose only. (File | AP) VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Police will acquire 10 high technology Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for conducting a variety of security and crowd management-related activities. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu gave the go ahead to the police for the procurement after he was presented a demonstration of the UAVs and their applications, said a press release from Director General of Police J V Ramudu. […]

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