In From The DARC

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It’s New York, and noticeably, a very different mix of attendees. Few of the usual industry suspects were there, but plenty of new faces from the ever-expanding niches of this burgeoning industry. That’s not to say that all of the…

Drone Social Impact Award Announced

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New York – The Drone User Group Network (DUGN) announced the creation of the Drone Social Impact Award at the Drones and Aerial Robotics Conference last weekend at New York University. DUGN will be providing a cash prize for the…

Capital police bust al-Qaeda’s drone project

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Shakeel Anjum ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Police and intelligence agencies, in a joint venture, have discovered a drone project, an invention of the al-Qaeda chapter in Pakistan, sources said on Friday, adding that the joint team of the Islamabad Police and…

SIRIUS PRO Surveying UAS

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  Placing GCPs and measuring them adds a significant amount of extra time and cost to your project. The time dealing with GCPs can be more than 50% of the whole project time. We have also seen jobs where the…

Large platform for sale on eBay.

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Earn yourself 500 supermarket loyalty points if you live in the UK, the value in this eBay sale is quite probably in the launcher. Blandford Forum is not a bad day out either, three to choose from. Airvehicle is proven…

Penguin B Detects Missing People

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Centum carried out flight tests of its new product LifeSeeker using Penguin B UAV platform. LifeSeeker is an innovative aerial on-board system that can detect mobile telephones belonging to missing people and report their position to search units. The system…

senseFly map the Matterhorn

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Zermatt, Switzerland – October 14th 2013: A team of senseFly engineers marks a new milestone in surveying techniques’ history by demonstrating that minidrone mapping technology is capable of producing a 20cm-resolution 3D model of the epic Matterhorn, known as “the…

Grasshopper 744m Test | Single Camera (Hexacopter)

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On Monday, October 7th, Grasshopper completed its highest leap to date, rising to 744m altitude. The view above is taken from a single camera hexacopter, getting closer to the stage than in any previous flight. Grasshopper is a 10-story Vertical Takeoff…

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TODAY SHOW AT BLOOMSBURY FARM

One local farm recently nabbed the attention of a popular NBC morning show and will soon get a moment in the national spotlight. Bloomsbury Farm in Atkins hosted a crew from “The Today Show” over the weekend. The show’s crew toured…

At Drone Conference, Talk of Morals and Toys

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By MATT FLEGENHEIMER The people came for the technology, certainly, and for the flying demonstrations they were promised. They came to find the hobbyists and dreamers who shared their vision of drones as a force of good — or at least…