You can now buy Intel’s new feature-packed drone, but it’ll cost you

You can now buy Intel’s new feature-packed drone, but it’ll cost you

Intel’s YUNEEC Typhoon H Hexacopter with Intel RealSense, GCO3+ 4K Camera, and Backpack, which retails for $1899.99 Yuneec’s Typhoon H drone (formally the Typhoon PRO with Intel RealSense Technology) is officially available for purchase from a variety of retailers, as the company announced at the Intel Development Forum on Tuesday afternoon. Prices vary among sellers: Buydig is listing them for $1,299, though it doesn’t come with Intel RealSense. B & […]

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Maps: How many drones are in your neighborhood?

Maps: How many drones are in your neighborhood?

Americans have registered nearly half a million drones with the federal government, including more than 9,000 in Massachusetts. Through a registration system launched late last year, the Federal Aviation Administration requires both hobbyists and commercial drone users to sign up. The agency recently released data listing the number of drones registered in cities and towns across the country. The following maps show the number of recreational and commercial drones registered […]

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How off-the-shelf drones are changing war in Syria and Lebanon

How off-the-shelf drones are changing war in Syria and Lebanon

by Nicholas Blanford Recent video showed a Hezbollah attack carried out in Syria by an armed, publicly available drone. It underscored the need for fresh understanding of the threats posed by nonstate actors and terrorists. Goran Tomasevic/Reuters/File BEIRUT, LEBANON — Sales of mini pilotless drones have soared in recent years as the technology has become cheaper and readily available to the public. But recent video footage – purportedly showing a […]

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