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Microwave/laser weapon takes out multiple drone swarms

An energy weapon system built by Raytheon has clocked up an impressive score by taking out 45 drones during a recent US Army exercise. Part of this year's Maneuver Fires Integrated...

The Awards for Genius NY Drone Pitch Competition Are Nearly $3 Million

The second annual Genius NY drone pitch competition will conclude with its Finals Night on April 9 in Syracuse, New York. This is the world’s largest competition to award drone developers...

Why is the security drones market failing to take off?

There continues to be a lot of debate surrounding the security applications of drone technology. The IHS Markit video surveillance group included them in its Video Surveillance Trends for 2017 and we...

Swarming drones could help fight Europe’s megafires

Swarms of firefighting drones could one day be deployed to tackle hugely destructive megafires that are becoming increasingly frequent in the Mediterranean region because of climate change, arson and poor landscape...

Drone Delivery Canada Completes Successful Test inf New York

Drone delivery from the Great White North is one step closer to reality.Drone Delivery Canada recently completed a successful set of test flights of delivery drones at Griffiss International Airport in...

Ontario paramedics pioneering Canadian drone industry

After getting a call about a snowmobiler falling through the ice in Eastern Ontario’s Renfrew County this winter, emergency responders had to try and pinpoint where exactly the victim fell through...

Robot drone bees? It’s not a horror movie, it’s a Walmart patent

Birds do it. Bees do it. Now even educated Walmart drones may do it.The world's largest retailer has applied for a patent for drone pollinators to make up for the decline...

Drone Deliveries Really Are Coming Soon, Officials Say

hile numerous tech giants have made huge strides in drone delivery technologies, there’s still an abundance of safety, security, and privacy issues standing in the way of aerial deliveries being standardized....

This drone has an origami arm that unfolds to pick up objects

In a quest to make drones more functional (and just a little bit creepier), scientists have created a foldable robotic arm that allows drones to pick up objects inside narrow ditches.The...

What do You Need to Know About Anti-Drone and Counter Drone Technology?

One of the reasons counter drone/anti-drone technology has become such a big issue in 2018 relates to scenarios where drones could be used to threaten the privacy of people, protected places,...

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