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Results: Evaluation of UAVs for Humanitarian Use

My team & I at the Humanitarian UAV Network (UAViators) have just completed the first phase of our evaluation and welcome feedback on the results. 186 more words

Humanitarian Technologies

DRONES: Free Online Screening on July 30th — You'll Want to See This

There’s a chance to watch DRONES, the movie, online on July 30th and then to join a discussion with filmmakers and experts.

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This drone can find lost or stranded people by picking up their mobile phone signals

In an emergency, a mobile phone can be the device that saves you, even if you aren’t able to make a call. A drone developed… 325 more words


Space Needle Guests Say Drone Crashed Into Window

Seattle’s iconic Space Needle looks to be completely undamaged after a small, white quadcopter drone operated by an Amazon employee may have crashed into an observation deck window Tuesday evening, police… 179 more words


United Nations are increasingly deploying drones in peacekeeping missions

Drones is the common name for the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), aircrafts characterized by the absence of a human pilot on board. 785 more words

Current Affairs

Drone startup Airware raises $25M Series B to build out its staff

Drones are complex; they are flying robots after all. But Airware wants to simplify their adoption in just about any industry–from mining to oil to wildlife conservation–with a tiny little box that can adapt drones to work with all kinds of software and hardware. 330 more words


San Fermín: Bulls, Drones, Selfies, Horns, Fines, Skewering

There’s an order to the chaos of San Fermín.  Despite the reputation the running of the bulls has as a raucous testosterone-fuelled trial of manhood, it is a folkloric event governed by specific rules of tradition make the event something the people of Pamplona, and all of Spain (and some other folks around the world) look forward to every year. 1,173 more words