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Business: Cape Cod drones still up in the air

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By ROBERT GOLD A bright white drone, with four arms jutting from its center, whirs to life. John Ciluzzi, armed with a remote complete with GPS tracker and video screen, navigates the battery-powered drone into the air in an empty parking…

Drone embedded LIDAR technology on OnyxStar FOX-C8-HD

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Light Detection and Ranging (more commonly called LIDAR) is a laser-based remote sensing technology. It is widely used in the domain of geographical information system (GIS) for surveying and mapping natural resources and infrastructures. LIDAR is well known in the domain…

Protecting Endangered Species with UAS

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The second largest land mammal on earth, the majestic white rhino is under siege by poachers looking to make big money selling its highly coveted tusks, which in many parts of Asia are thought to contain almost magical medicinal properties.…

NRT bans drone photography in northeastern US

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Teke Wiggin The nation’s largest real estate brokerage is warning agents who work out of more than 200 offices in the northeastern U.S. not to commission drone photography from vendors until the Federal Aviation Administration issues “clearly defined rules” governing the…

A Congressman’s Drone Disobedience

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June 21 was a lovely day for the wedding of Sean Maloney, a Democratic member of Congress from upstate New York. The ceremony was held at the historic Church of St. Mary-in-the-Highlands, with the Hudson River in the background. The day…