Drones to check illegal sand mining

Drones to check illegal sand mining

(Representative image) PUNE: The state government has taken its cue from Nagpur district and decided to use drone technology to check illegal sand mining in the state. Nagpur had used two drones to monitor sand mining locations earlier this year, and nabbed violators as well as recovered penalty of Rs 1.52 crore for illegal mining from them. State chief secretary Swadeen Kshatriya , who reviewed this model, has directed all […]

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Drones for B.C. rescuers will respect privacy concerns, government says

Drones for B.C. rescuers will respect privacy concerns, government says

Search and rescue workers in some B.C. communities are getting a new tool to help them in their operations. Yesterday, the provincial government endorsed a one-year pilot project that will put unmanned aerial vehicles – better known as drones – in the hands of search and rescue workers in Kamloops and Coquitlam. And the rescue workers are pretty pumped. Alan Hobler of Kamloops Search and Rescue says his team has […]

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University of North Dakota students learn how to build drone businesses On course for future

University of North Dakota students learn how to build drone businesses On course for future

Associated Press GRAND FORKS, N.D. Instructor Matt Dunlevy probably didn’t have to remind his University of North Dakota students that they’d be sharing the airspace as they stood in a field preparing their drones for flight as the sun set one recent afternoon. “Welcome to the drone business, where you will be eaten alive by bugs,” Dunlevy said, as the students swatted away mosquitoes. What Dunlevy doesn’t expect, by the […]

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Drones manufacturer DJI opens second flagship store in China

Drones manufacturer DJI opens second flagship store in China

DJI, which manufactures unmanned aerial vehicles, has opened its second flagship store in China. The new flagship store, located at the center of Shanghai’s busiest shopping, dining and entertainment district in Xintiandi, aims to provide a space for customers and drones enthusiasts to explore the creative and professional possibilities of drone technology. The two-story, 500-square-meter store displays DJI’s full range of aerial platforms and camera products, including the foldable Mavic […]

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