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There are now a number of systems in which "good" drones are used to disable "enemy" drones, such as those conducting spying missions. A new system takes a safer approach to the task, in that the captured drones don't simply plummet to the ground.Continue ReadingCategory: Drones, TechnologyTags: Drone security
A stretch of airspace spanning 165 miles (265 km) across England is set to become the world's longest dedicated drone corridor, with the UK government approving plans for the initiative as part of a wider push into next-generation aviation. Called Skyway, the drone superhighway will connect towns and cities, and will initially be used to survey infrastructure such as roads and ports.Continue Read

The NHS will trial the use of drones to deliver life-saving chemotherapy drugs within half an hour. Doctors believe the pilot scheme, which will ferry the drugs from a hospital […] The post ShinyShiny snippets: NHS trials drones for chemo drugs delivery appeared first on ShinyShiny.
German company Wingcopter has signed a deal to roll out 12,000 of its long-range, triple-drop delivery drones across Africa over the next five years, in what promises to be the largest commercial drone deployment ever attempted.Continue ReadingCategory: Drones, TechnologyTags: Africa, Delivery drones
Aerial drones are much more useful if they can grasp and carry objects, plus they use much less power if they can perch on stationary objects instead of hovering. A new attachment allows drones to do both, without using any electricity.Continue ReadingCategory: Drones, TechnologyTags: Colorado State University
When remotely controlling an underwater drone in flowing water, it can be difficult to keep the vehicle's camera trained on a specific target. A new AI-based vision platform, however, allows Qysea Technology's existing FiFish drones to do so automatically.Continue ReadingCategory: Drones, TechnologyTags: Underwater drones, Artificial Intelligence, Tracking
Consumer drone technology is advancing by leaps and bounds, yet we mostly just hear about aerial drones. Underwater drones "are a thing" too, and I recently had a chance to try out one of the best – Chasing Innovation's Gladius Mini S.Continue ReadingCategory: Drones, TechnologyTags: Reviews, Underwater drones, Remote-Control
Birds regularly eat large quantities of crops, and often become accustomed to stationary devices designed to scare them away. That's why scientists are now looking at using autonomous drones to do the job.Continue ReadingCategory: Drones, TechnologyTags: Washington State University, Agriculture, Crops, Birds
Insta360, known for creating innovative action cameras, released the Insta360 Sphere this morning. Compatible with DJI's Mavic Air 2 and Air 2S drones, it allows users to instantly create 360º aerial footage without having to fly an FPV (first-person-view) quadcopter or spend hours in post-production creating special effects and editing out parts of the drone while it was filming.Insta360's suite


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