Cambridgeshire school children tour Amazon delivery drone lab.

Cambridgeshire school children tour Amazon delivery drone lab.

14/10/16 World exclusive tour of Amazon’s Prime Air labs 14/10/16 Amazon’s Prime Air labs tour with students from Steeple Morden Primary School. Amazon’s Mk24 drone – picture taken at high ISO to reduce detail. Picture: David Johnson The image credit tells a story, reduced resolution! But we can glean a couple of things from the visit of Year 5, Steeple Morden School. Cambridge News has the story here . The […]

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First DRONEMASTERS MeetUp in the U.S

First DRONEMASTERS MeetUp in the U.S

The DRONEMASTERS from Berlin, Germany are inviting to their first DRONEMASTERS MeetUp in the U.S. It will take place in San Francisco on Oct., 20th and will be hosted by Nightingale Security. DRONEMASTERS MeetUps are an established series of events in Europe to network with startups, corporates, investors, public stakeholders and scientific institutions across all industries and branches. They connect professionals and amateurs, who are interested in drones and automated […]

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Nebraska researchers are turning to the air to help monitor wetland habitat conditions.

Nebraska researchers are turning to the air to help monitor wetland habitat conditions.

Funded through a $203,220 Environmental Protection Agency award, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Zhenghong Tang and Wayne Woldt plan to develop a methodology to use unmanned aircraft systems to conduct dynamic monitoring and precise assessments of playa wetland habitats. Areas the team plans to focus on include hydrological conditions, vegetation and energy levels, and wildlife usage in the Nebraska Rainwater Basin. Surveying the public waterfowl production and wildlife management areas across […]

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Airbus Cargo Drone using Dronecode/PX4 stack

Airbus Cargo Drone using Dronecode/PX4 stack

Team prepares quarter-scale drone for takeoff. From the Local Motors blog , a report from the first bench testing of the 1/4 scale prototype of the Airbus Cargo Drone Challenge winner, which will debut at the Commercial UAV Expo in Las Vegas next month. That’s me at right (with safety glasses) Two months ago our co-creation community was drawing sketches on napkins to determine wing taper ratios and materials for […]

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