Amazon Set-Top Box REVEALED: It’s an Indoor Drone!

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Andrew Wallenstein  Editor-in-chief The tech world’s favorite guessing game can finally be put to rest. A long-anticipated set-top box Amazon is expected to unveil at a press conference Wednesday is in fact an indoor drone, according to sources. The device will…

Drone crashes on border island

By Song Sang-ho A suspicious drone crashed on the South Korean frontline island of Baengnyeongdo near the tense inter-Korean sea border on Monday when military tensions spiked due to North Korea’s provocative live-fire drills. Military authorities are investigating the drone,…

Firms set drone flight plans

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By Bridget Vis The forecast for local businesses tied to hobbyist or commercial drones? It’s taking off, although uncertainty pegged to pending Federal Aviation Administration rules makes it an unchartered area to do business. Here’s a look at five Southeast Michigan companies focused…

Future UAS trainer comes to Pax River

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A retired U.S. Air Force Global Hawk was loaded onto a truck destined for the Manned Flight Simulator (MFS) facility at Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Md., to support MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System training.  Three trucks departed Edwards…

Drones to the rescue

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Drones could soon be used to help find people missing in remote parts of the country. Search and Rescue members from around the top of the South Island met in the Molesworth Station at the weekend for a LandSAR exercise.…

OSU aims high with unmanned aircraft

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By Rebecca Barrett Above the tree canopy of the McDonald-Dunn Research Forest, a popular public recreation site north of Corvallis, researchers from Oregon State University are using a new tool to study and work in the forest. Unmanned aircraft systems,…