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How drones could be ‘lifesaving’ in an emergency

They are devastating events that we're too familiar with: a mass shooter critically wounds victims. A tornado sweeps through a small town, harming dozens. Or a train or plane accident leaves...

Minnesota police department gets new drone

A police department in southern Minnesota has acquired a new drone that it hopes to use to track people who wander off because of certain conditions.The Rochester Police Department acquired the...

Doughnuts delivered by drone debut in Denver

Doughnuts were delivered Wednesday by drone to Denver's mayor and the city's police and fire departments in an event that provided a glimpse into what companies hope will be a quick,...

The Next Generation of Drone Technologies For Agriculture

The well-documented potential for drones to revolutionize agriculture reached fever pitch in 2015.The robotic technology captured the imagination of investors, entrepreneurs, and farming businesses alike as a means to...

UAQ Civil Defence launches first firefighting drone

The Civil Defence Department of the Umm Al Quwain Police has launched a special drone for fighting fire in high and narrow places.The unmanned plane is equipped with a manual fire...
How to Be a Pro Drone Racer

How to Be a Pro Drone Racer

Fly along with Rotor Riot teams’ quest for the World Drone Prix.Competing at top drone racing tournaments takes teamwork, practice, tinkering skills, a taste for speed and a knack for virtual...

Ornithologists using drones to hear songbirds

When conservationists put drones to work in field research, they typically function as flying eyes that gather imagery of the habitat and wildlife below. Now, ornithologists from Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania...

Fire-Spewing drone burns trash off high-voltage wires

What happens when your power lines get all kinds of trash hanging from them and it’s not safe to send up a human? In Xiangyang, China, you send in the drones....

Droneboarding – interesting way to do sport

You may have heard of drone racing, but people keep coming up with new ways to enjoy these flying machines.One of the latest twists on drone sports comes from Latvia.A company...

The future is now: agro drone for spraying pesticides

At a time when agricultural drones have been changing the face of farming in some parts of the world, a Khulna University student has surprised many by building the device in...

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5 Ways Drones Bring College Campuses to New Heights

Since the first drones hit the market, it was clear that their usability covers a wide spectrum of purposes, locations, and user-groups. Although mainly...
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