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  1. Cameras Developed to Allow Drones to (Almost) See in the Dark

    A group of researchers from the University of Zurich and the Swiss research consortium NCCR Robotics has now developed an innovative alternative…
  2. 25 Incredible Landscapes Captured By Drones

    Explosion.com - Games 09.20 / 15:20 explosion.com
    As drones are becoming more widespread and affordable for most, the possibilities and limits for their use are only growing. These stealthy unmanned aerial vehicles have come a long way since they first appeared and  their are becoming increasingly popular among photographers both amateur and professionals. Once you see the images these things can capture it is no surprise as to why. The incredible landscapes that could be viewed only by pilots are now available to anyone with a drone. The …
  3. FAA Works with Florida Drone Operators to Speed Hurricane Recovery

    Gsnmagazine.com - Technology 09.20 / 15:03 gsnmagazine.com
    Top Priority Sector:  access_control_identification September 15–After the widespread devastation Hurricane Irma wreaked on Florida last weekend, unmanned aircraft – more popularly, drones – have been invaluable in supporting response and recovery efforts in the battered Sunshine State…
  4. Drones can almost see in the dark

    Eurekalert.org - Mathematics 09.20 / 14:49 eurekalert.org
    (University of Zurich) UZH researchers have taught drones how to fly using an eye-inspired camera, opening the door to them performing fast, agile maneuvers and flying in low-light environments. Pos-sible applications could include supporting rescue teams with search missions at dusk or…
  5. Sensors: Vital Components of Commercial Drone Development

    According to leading research firm, Gartner, nearly three million drones will be produced in 2017. While drones are often associated with hobbyist applications, commercial drone use is growing rapidly. These unmanned aerial vehicles are finding their way into agriculture, industrial, and delivery markets. Did you know that the average commercial drone has anywhere from eight to 15 sensors dedicated to the flight control system…
  6. Israel Shoots Down Hezbollah Drone in Syrian Airspace

    Thetower.org - Syria 09.20 / 14:40 thetower.org
    A Hezbollah drone was shot down by an Israeli Air Force Patriot missile Tuesday after it entered the demilitarized zone on the Israel-Syria border. The drone, believed to be used for intelligence gathering, was tracked by the IDF after it took off from an airfield in Damascus and flew to the Syrian Golan. Although fighter…
  7. Matternet Station supports fully automated battery and package exchange for drone networks

    Slashgear.com - Technology 09.20 / 13:50 www.slashgear.com
    Matternet is a developer of one an autonomous drone logistics platform. This is a platform where people can use drones to deliver items over shorter distances. Matternet has unveiled a new Matternet Station platform that enables fully automated ground operations for Matternet customers. Matternet says that the new Station platform is the third and final component in its network to … Continue…
  8. Sentera Agricultural Drone Captures RGB, Thermal and NVDI Data

    Sentera has announced the new capability of its Omni quadcopter drone to capture three distinct crop health data measurements in a single flight: thermal, normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI), and … Continue Reading The post Sentera Agricultural Drone Captures RGB, Thermal and NVDI Data appeared first on Unmanned Systems…
  9. Switzerland Receiving The First Autonomous Drone Delivery Network In October

    Nextpowerup.com - Gadgets 09.20 / 13:10 nextpowerup.com
    The first ongoing autonomous drone delivery network will be established in Switzerland next month, logistics company Matternet has announced. Using drones, lab samples (i.e. for blood tests) will be sent between labs, clinics, and medical…
  10. Israel Shoots Down Drone with Patriot Missile

    Defense Aerospace - News 09.20 / 12:29 defense-aerospace.com
    Today (Tuesday), IAF Aerial Defense combatants intercepted a UAV that apparently belongs to the Hezbollah Terror Organization via Patriot missile. IAF aerial defense combatants are prepared to operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year Today (Tuesday), at approximately 1:30 PM, an unmanned aerial…
  11. UK Drone Stops ISIS Public Execution 2,000 Miles Away (Video)

    Albawaba.com - Middle Easte 09.20 / 10:30 albawaba.com
    This is the moment an RAF drone stopped a public execution staged by Islamic State with a single Hellfire missile. Astonishing footage released for the first time shows crowds of civilians being forced at gunpoint to gather in a Syrian town to watch an execution.     © Associated Newspapers Ltd. read …
  12. Watch: This hypnotic drone footage of Africa has deservedly gone viral [video]

    Thesouthafrican.com - Africa 09.20 / 09:32 thesouthafrican.com
    Filmed by The World Pursuit using a drone, the five-minute flick is utterly unmissable... The post Watch: This hypnotic drone footage of Africa has deservedly gone viral [video] appeared first on The South…
  13. WATCH: Mexico City Earthquake Damage Captured In Drone Video

    IBTimes - Science 09.20 / 00:47 ibtimes.com
    Mexico City was struck by a 7.1 earthquake Tuesday afternoon, leaving at least 116 dead and impacting an estimated 28 million others. The quake left widespread damage, power outages, cracked roads and toppled buildings throughout the city. Drone video captured in the aftermath of the quake revealed some of the damage. Footage showed at least one building virtually fully collapsed as people stood atop it and surveyed the…
  14. Measure Improves Wind Farm Productivity with New Drone-Based Inspections

    Altenergymag.com - Energy 09.19 / 22:54 altenergymag.com
    Turnkey solution delivers 75% faster turbine inspections & thousands of dollars in improved asset productivity…
  15. Drone footage shows devastation after Mexico City earthquake

    Abc7news.com - California (CA) 09.19 / 22:48 abc7news.com
    At least 55 are dead following a devastating magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Mexico…
  16. Drone footage shows devastation after Mexico City earthquake

    Abc7.com - Los Angeles 09.19 / 22:43 abc7.com
    At least 55 are dead following a devastating magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Mexico…
  17. Drone footage shows devastation after Mexico City earthquake

    6abc.com - Philadelphia 09.19 / 22:43 6abc.com
    At least 55 are dead following a devastating magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Mexico…
  18. Drone footage shows devastation after Mexico City earthquake

    Abc7chicago.com - Chicago 09.19 / 22:43 abc7chicago.com
    At least 55 are dead following a devastating magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Mexico…
  19. Drone footage shows devastation after Mexico City earthquake

    7online.com - New York 09.19 / 22:43 7online.com
    At least 55 are dead following a devastating magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Mexico…
  20. Stafford County Sheriff’s deputies use drone to locate missing teen

    Wric.com-VA 09.19 / 22:41 www.wric.com
    Using the drone, which was equipped with a thermal imaging camera, crews were able to find the student after only thirty minutes of…