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  • Defense Contractor Creates Anti-Drone System Using ATVs and Lasers

    Defense contractor Raytheon has come up with a way to shoot down drones dominating the skies. Enter the HELWS-MRZR, or the High Energy Laser Weapon System. This anti-drone ordinance combines a Polaris MRZR ATV, a portable laser and a multispectral targeting system to burn drones by using high-tech lasers. Sitting on top of the ATV... Read More

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  • Police With Drones: Saving The Day Or Invading Privacy?

    For the past few years, drones have been helping law enforcement officers survey accident scenes and locate missing or wanted people. This information helps officers arrive on the scene when time might be of the essence, such as catching a suspect before he or she can get away or pulling over a dangerous drunk driver... Read More

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  • How Drones Will Change The Insurance Industry Forever

    The insurance industry is in the process of getting a major overhaul. Claim adjusters now have a much more efficient way of assessing damages or losses at accident sites. Thanks to the bird’s eye view from drone cameras, adjusters are able to process claims much more quickly, especially after natural disasters where sites may be... Read More

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  • FAA Bans Flying Drones Near Famous Landmarks

    If you were planning to catch a bird’s eye view of the stature of Liberty using a drone on your next visit, you should probably shelve those plans. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that it’s going to restrict drone flights over the statue of liberty and 9 other major landmarks. They are concerned... Read More

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  • Drone Company DJI Launches A New Privacy Mode After US Army Ban

    In August, DJI—the world’s leading drone-maker, announced its plans to introduce a Local Data Mode to its drones following the US army concerns over cyber vulnerabilities. DJI has officially launched the essential privacy feature that cuts drones off from internet activity and stops the automatic upload of certain information to the company’s servers. The Shenzhen-headquartered... Read More

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  • Drones Controlled By The Brain

    Drones are proving to be one of the real-game changing technologies. A few years after their breakout into the mainstream, individual unmanned autonomous vehicles UAVs also known as Drones, controlled by joysticks, mobile phones, and radio controllers are accomplishing very useful tasks such as security and aerial photography. Notably,  drone technology has been employing a... Read More

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  • For the First Time, A Federal Judge Overturns a Drone Ordinance

    In December of 2016, the City of Newton passed an ordinance that ordered drone operators to register their drones, banned drones from flying under 400 feet, and banned any flights over private or public property without express consent from the landowner. But, two weeks ago, a federal district judge in Massachusetts ruled that the City... Read More

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  • Colleges Now Offer Drone Piloting Classes

    The FAA estimates that the number of certified U.S. drone pilots will increase from 107,800 in 2017 to 422,000 in 2021. But, the agency is not specific about how many of these pilots will earn from drone-related work. Up till date, the FAA has issued more than 63,000 remote pilot certificates and more is expected... Read More

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  • Are Drones The Future of Fishing?

    The 2016 World Carp Masters in France saw the emergence of the drone as a potential game-changer when Jacques Venter and his team landed a 30-lb. carp. A drone was used to locate a hotspot, drop feed and finally land a hooked bait. The question now is – are drones the next evolution to the... Read More

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  • US Futurist Thomas Frey Predicts One Billion Drones by 2030

    The World of Drones Congress held its inaugural meeting in Brisbane, Australia last month and one US futurist, Thomas Frey, was present. He stated at the meeting that there will be one billion UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) worldwide by 2030. He also noted that drones will become the most disruptive technology in human history and... Read More

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