WB: police may deploy drones at Jangalmahal

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Bibhas Bhattacharya, Hindustan Times  KOLKATA The state police may soon deploy drones to maintain heightened vigil in Jangalmahal, the crucial decision depending upon the “experience” of the Kolkata Police which used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to patrol the city skies…

Making room for UAV air space

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Steve Creedy The Australian THE long march towards allowing unmanned aerial vehicles to operate in civil airspace is taking another step with a scoping study to identify issues that might affect air-traffic management. The Queensland University of Technology-led Australian Research…

Fotokite: Burning Man 2013

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Remember the Fotokite, a tethered quad that is much smarter than it looks. They have a new website and on it they just placed video from Burning Man 2013. Watch for the shots from the bicycle a very good demonstration of…

Trappy’s starting his media campaign

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Trappys lawyer spoke to We Are Change at the recent DARC event in NYC We Are Change is a nonpartisan, independent media organization comprised of individuals and groups working to expose corruption worldwide. Founded by Luke Rudkowski, We Are Change…

Stanford drones open way to new world of coral research

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Like undiscovered groves of giant redwoods, centuries-old living corals remain unmapped and unmeasured. Scientists still know relatively little about the world’s biggest corals, where they are and how long they have lived. The secret to unlocking these mysteries may lie…

Austrian Army selects Cassidian Tracker mini UAV

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The Austrian Ministry of Defence (MoD’s) has selected Cassidian to provide its Tracker mini unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Under a EUR3 million contract, Cassidian will provide six Tracker systems, each consisting of three aircraft, as part of a EUR18 million (US$25.1 million)…

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…