NM panel advances bill aimed at regulating drones

NM panel advances bill aimed at regulating drones

SANTA FE – A proposal to ban drones from flying within 500 feet of power plants and refineries in New Mexico has cleared its first hurdle. With making any recommendation, the Senate Public Affairs Committee advanced the bill sponsored by Republican Sen. Greg Baca of Belen to its next committee. Under the proposal, drones would be prohibited from flying close to critical-infrastructure facilities and from interfering with firefighters battling wildfires. […]

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When Trump Is in Town, Drones Can’t — and Won’t — Fly. Here’s Why

When Trump Is in Town, Drones Can’t — and Won’t — Fly. Here’s Why

Larger drone manufacturers build their devices with software to keep them from flying into areas where presidential and other flight restrictions are in place (TNS) — When President Donald Trump is in town, drone owners might notice their devices acting a little strange. That’s because the larger drone manufacturers build their devices with software to keep them from flying into areas where presidential and other flight restrictions are in place […]

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Drones learn to land on their own using ‘fuzzy logic’

Drones learn to land on their own using ‘fuzzy logic’

Fuzzy logic helps the drone make good navigational decisions amid a sea of statistical noise. drone, drone landing, fuzzy logic, automatic drone landing, artificial intelligence, drone fuzzy logic AI, tech news Scientists, including one of Indian origin, are using artificial intelligence called fuzzy logic to get drones to navigate and land themselves on moving platforms without any help. Researchers from University of Cincinnati in the US applied a concept called […]

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DJI Matrice 200 series truly professional inspection drones.

DJI Matrice 200 series truly professional inspection drones.

Matrice 200 In the Matrice 200, DJI has finally addressed their professional series of multirotors biggest issue. They can now look up. The reason all the world’s professional inspection companies until now used other aircraft. A pretty handy looking quad, if I could afford one, I would have one! I don’t think I will get that past the minister of home affairs, though. Along with the ability to look up, […]

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