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The imaging and mapping potential of drones flying through the sky is well documented, but they also hold great potential for environments deep beneath the Earth's surface. Australian-based startup Emesant is taking an underground approach to drone technology, developing specialized software for the autonomous mapping of mines and tunnels... Continue Reading Hovermap drones dive undergroun
Many of us will have watched TV or movie dramas where a bunch of luckless travelers get totally lost in a dense forest. They hear the unmistakable sound of a helicopter nearby and start waving frantically. Most often, the rescuers will fail to see them and the life-threatening adventure starts anew. Being unable to spot hikers under a thick canopy is a very real problem though, but fleets
The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority has banned a number of DJI drones from flights over human beings as investigations are carried out into the cause of some models falling out of the sky. Matrice 200 series models and the Inspire 2 have had temporary flying restrictions applied to them as they use the DJI TB50 and TB55 battery packs that are suspected of failing mid-flight.The authority states tha
If you fly a DJI Matrice 200 drone, beware: there are reports of the drone losing power and falling out of the sky. DJI says it’s currently investigating.BBC News reports that UK police have grounded the drone after a police drone “experienced an in-flight issue” and landed onto the roof of a commercial building. Officials later stated that some of the drones suffered a “c
Tiffen Filters has announced a new collection of drone-specific filter kits for DJI’s latest offerings.The filters kits are available for the the DJI Mavic 2 Zoom, DJI Mavic 2 Pro, DJI Mavic Air, and DJI Inspire 2 drones, adding to the filters Tiffen already offers for the Phantom series. Tiffen says the filters have "a multilayer and hydrophobic coating" that's waterproof, resistant to scratches
Austrian company Drone Rescue will demonstrate new parachutes for multicopter drones to bring them down to Earth safely should they hit trouble. As well as seeing the drone safely down, it's hoped the chutes will prevent people being hurt as drones become more widespread... Continue Reading Rescue parachutes for drones to be unveiled in Frankfurt Category: Drones Tags: drones
GridDrones uses a matrix of cube-shaped flying nanocopters that can be handled by someone as they hover to create different patterns. The post cube-shaped drones serve as floating pixels turning thin air into a screen appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that will give authorities permission to shoot down private drones that are determined to be “threats.” The proposed law has sparked an outcry from civil liberties organizations.TechCrunch reports that the FAA Reauthorization Act was passed on Wednesday after it passed through the House of Representatives in April.In addition to renewing the funding o
Further to opening our eyes to all kinds of new perspectives on our environment, we are beginning to see how drones can play very active roles in its construction. Walkable rope bridges and shapeshifting sun shelters are just a couple of manmade objects to lean on these flying robots recently, and now we've seen how an enterprising team of researchers hope to use them to craft low-cost hou
mud shell is a housing project developed by french architect stephanie chaltiel that utilizes mud-spraying drones to build emergency architecture. The post mud-spraying drones that build new homes could spell future for city housing appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.


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