Drone startup Zipline raises funds for on-demand blood deliveries

Drone startup Zipline raises funds for on-demand blood deliveries

Zip is a small robot airplane designed for a high level of safety, using many of the same approaches as commercial airliners. It can carry vaccines, medicine, or blood. A fleet of Zips is able to provide for a population of millions. No roads, no problem. (Zipline/TNS) Marisa Kendall Drones have proven they can deliver 7-Eleven Slurpees to thirsty customers and navigate high-speed racetracks for our entertainment. But can they […]

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Migrant Offshore Aid Station Mission

Migrant Offshore Aid Station Mission

Schiebel has announced that its CAMCOPTER S-100 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has been operating onboard the charity organization MOAS ’ (Migrant Offshore Aid Station) ship MY Phoenix, in support of search-and-rescue efforts in the Mediterranean. Schiebel provided MOAS with a CAMCOPTER S-100 system and an experienced team of onboard operators. During this year’s mission, which started from Valetta, Malta at the beginning of June, more than 19,000 men, women and […]

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DARPA looks at ‘drone defense’ for convoys

DARPA looks at ‘drone defense’ for convoys

The US military’s research agency has opened a bid for weapons systems that could defend convoys of land vehicles or small ships from attacks by drone swarms, most likely driven by recent experiences fighting against ISIS in Iraq. Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) fighters have mounted weapons on cheap, off-the-shelf drones on several occasions over the past few months, using them against US-backed Iraqi troops pushing towards Mosul. Although there […]

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Protocol Introduces New Drones for Holiday 2016 Models Include Auto Hover, Wi-Fi, and HD Video

Protocol Introduces New Drones for Holiday 2016 Models Include Auto Hover, Wi-Fi, and HD Video

Protocol released drones for the upcoming Holiday 2016 season with new models featuring auto hover, auto launch and auto land as well as drones with Wi-Fi and apps for both Apple and Android and HD video. Drones are currently available in Best Buy, Macy’s, Barnes & Noble, Bloomingdale’s, and Dillard’s stores. Protocol Dronium III AP™ Drone Protocol released drones for the upcoming Holiday 2016 season with new models featuring auto […]

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