MAAXX Europe UAV ‘Racing’

MAAXX Europe UAV 'Racing'

I wanted to give this website some visibility so that: It might create some interest within the community More people are likely to enter We can help define some rules a little more clearly I’m Alumni from this University (graduated 12 years ago), and the academics and students are doing as much as they possibly can with autonomous systems. This competition is the next step. It isn’t FPV racing – […]

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Data, drones and apps: States debate privacy protections as technology speeds ahead

Data, drones and apps: States debate privacy protections as technology speeds ahead

By Jen Fifield With drones flying overhead, apps tracking our every move and more personal data flowing into cyberspace every second, there is widespread concern about sensitive data and images ending up in the wrong hands. In response, states this year enacted dozens of laws intended to give people greater control over who has access to their private activity and information and where and how it is collected, stored, shared […]

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Horry County students defy gravity by learning about helicopters, drones

Horry County students defy gravity by learning about helicopters, drones

August R. Dittbenner The elementary school students from around Horry County had a chance to learn about flight, and at the end of their class they even built their rubber-band-powered helicopters. But what really caught their attention was a visit from one of Horry County Fire Rescue’s fire investigators, Matthew Rice, who brought along one of the department’s newest pieces of equipment. Click here to view original web page at […]

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Surf Life Saving WA expects to use drones in fight against shark attacks

Surf Life Saving WA expects to use drones in fight against shark attacks

The Westpac Little Ripper, a mini-sized drone to hunt and spot sharks off the NSW coast. Picture: Gregg Porteous The Westpac Little Ripper, a mini-sized drone to hunt and spot sharks off the NSW coast. Picture: Gregg Porteous SURF Life Saving WA expects to use drones within two years to help save lives along the state’s coastline. SLSWA services manager Peter Scott said it was “inevitable” the organisation would eventually […]

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