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Drone To Help City Fire Track Illegal Fireworks

The Bakersfield Fire Department on Friday unveiled a new drone that will help monitor illegal firework activity during the Fourth of July weekend.The drone, called the Low Orbit Incident Satellite, or LOIS, will fly above an incident command center in southwest Bakersfield, said city F...

Drone Detection & Countermeasures Like Dedrone’s DroneTracker Are Real

 DroneTracker uses a combination of microphones, wireless sensors, video cameras, and infrared sensors to detect incoming drones. As was shown during a recent demonstration, DroneTracker knows how to distinguish between planes and overhead birds.Within seconds, I get an e-mail, ...

$75,000 Reward For Reporting Inappropriate Drone Flights

Drone operators have been asked repeatedly not to fly their aircraft during wildfires. But at crucial moments in each of the wildfires that have broken out in San Bernardino County so far this year, fire-fighting air tankers had to be diverted away from their targets because of the presence of ...

3DR Announces Investment From Autodesk

3DR announces investment from Autodesk® to continue the development of Site Scan™, the Premier Aerial Data Capture and Analytics Platform. Last week, during the first Autodesk Forge conference, we announced that 3DR received an important investment from Autodesk, makers of powerful and ...

KIMON Selfie Drone-Flying Camera

Recently, the KIMON selfie drone launched by Keyshare Information Technology, the Hunan-based Chinese company, on the JD.com Crowdfunding Platform has attracted great attention. Many are wondering why KIMON has won so much support, but many more are beginning to take an interest in the ...

Watch a Terrifyingly Fast 115 MPH Drone Race a Sports Car

Drone racing is exciting in its own right, but for spectators the sport still can’t quite match the horsepower and top speeds of auto racing—or can it? Nissan’s GT-R drone, designed and built by Tornado XBlades Racing, can hit a top speed of 115 miles per hour. It can accelerate from zero ...

Stay Away From The CA Wildfires! Complaints About Drones

 U.S. Forest Service officials are asking drone operators to stay away from the CA wildfires, as firefighters complain that drones are interfering with their efforts.Nine different wildfires are still burning throughout California, with almost 70,000 acres burned so far.  Over ...

First U.S. Ship-to-Shore Drone Delivery Demo is a Success

Independent drone delivery service Flirtey and Dr. Timothy Amukele, an assistant professor of pathology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, have successfully conducted the first ship-to-shore drone delivery in the United States.During the demonstration, held at Cape May, New ...

Are Drones Really a Threat to Aircraft?

Lately, headlines of drones being flown near airports have been making the rounds all over the world. Although there has not been a single incident where an air crash has been blamed on a drone, the question that begs to be answered is — are drones really a threat to aircrafts?You’d be ...

EHang Launches First-Ever Autonomous Aerial Vehicle EHang 184 at CES

Groundbreaking Vehicle Marks a New Chapter in Transportation; Initial Design Showcased at CESEHang, a Chinese unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) company, unveiled today at CES the EHang 184, the world’s first electric, personal Autonomous Aerial Vehicle (AAV) that will achieve humanity’s ...