How Drone Usage Will Revolutionize the Telecommunications Industry

How Drone Usage Will Revolutionize the Telecommunications Industry

IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES. by Jamal Carnette Drones are coming — be afraid, be very, very afraid! While the term drone typically conjures images of the Terminator franchise’s sinister Skynet corporation, or modern-day military warfare, the reality is less horrifying, but potentially more lucrative. Drones, also known by the less sinister name unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, aren’t coming — in fact, they’re already here. Commercial drones have been in […]

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DJI Mavic A Game-Changer Drone

DJI Mavic A Game-Changer Drone

DJI, the Chinese technology company headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong, manufactures unmanned aerial vehicles (a.k.a Drones) for aerial photography, videography, gimbals, flight platforms, cameras and more. If you recall, the very famous Phantom quadcopters are from the stable of DJI. These are built mainly for aerial cinematography and photography applications. RC Drone Arena reports on the latest news from China’s DJI. Apparently, the images of DJI Mavic, the company’s first-ever foldable […]

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Security Guard Scolds Intruders from the Sky

Security Guard Scolds Intruders from the Sky

An unarmed, unmanned aircraft that shines bright lights and broadcasts warning messages is intended to be cheaper than human guards. Article Source: MIT Technology Review The drone turned slowly with a loud buzzing sound, red and blue lights flashing, and hit me right in the eyes with a spotlight. “Security has been notified,” boomed a smooth voice from the aircraft’s twin loudspeakers. “This area is secured.” Startup Aptonomy thinks this […]

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UK Company OpenWorks Engineering Wins US Government Counter-Drone System Competition with it’s Unique SkyWall100 System

UK Company OpenWorks Engineering Wins US Government Counter-Drone System Competition with it’s Unique SkyWall100 System

Coming up with ways to deal with the threats faced by small drones is among the trickiest problems military and security agencies face these days. The devices are so small, so easy to use and are proliferating so rapidly. The MITRE Corporation based in Washington DC, supported by the federal government, set up a competition intended to draw out the most inventive and creative solutions to the drone problem. OpenWorks […]

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GoPro set to unveil quadcopter Karma

GoPro set to unveil quadcopter Karma

After a lot of pre-hype, action camera maker GoPro is expected to unveil its new Karma drone for sports video enthusiasts on Monday morning. The GoPro event starts at 9 a.m. Pacific at the Squaw Valley resort near Lake Tahoe, in California. The company has a timer running on its website, ticking down to the launch time when CEO Nick Woodman is expected to take the stage. The quadcopter drone […]

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Cell Tower Survey UAS

Cell Tower Survey UAS

Article Source: Unmanned Systems Technology Garuda Robotics , a provider of enterprise robotics solutions, has announced the launch of Garuda TowerSight, a complete unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) system for cell tower surveys. The TowerSight system improves the efficiency and safety of tower surveys by enabling surveyors to verify line- of- sight (LOS) from new tower sites to existing towers without having to work at heights. Continue reading about Garuda Robotics’ […]

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