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Rwanda Readies Deployment of Life-Saving Drone Delivery System

This summer, small autonomous airplanes will begin carrying life-saving blood to 20 hospitals and healthcare centers across Western Rwanda, Africa, in one of the first-of-its-kind drone-based delivery demonstrations.The drone delivery system is part of a program envisioned by the Rwandan ...

Cyberhawk Working With SSE To Inspect Wind Turbines

In May 2016, Cyberhawk Innovations began flying unmanned aircraft systems to perform close visual wind turbine inspections.Cyberhawk is working with SSE Plc, one of the UK’s largest energy companies, to inspect more than 600 blades using UAS, according to a news release. UAS will be ...

Exxon Is Using Drones To Scout For Whales

Drones are quickly becoming a game-changer in the oil and gas industry, as the flying robots perform otherwise costly and dangerous inspections of pipelines, offshore rigs and refineries.Exxon Mobil Corp. is one of many major oil companies using drones in its oil-and-gas production operat...

Scientists Counting Sea Turtles With Drones

A team of researchers are conducting their annual sea turtle survey at the coast this summer.  But this year, they have a new tool to give them a bird’s eye view.  Drones equipped with cameras fly over the water and capture images of sea turtles from above.The Federal Aviation ...