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Amazon to start testing drone deliveries

Amazon has partnered with the UK government to test drone deliveries.

The company announced the program on Monday. It opted to test out its Amazon Prime Air delivery in the UK, where rules are more flexible than other countries. 447 more words


Rebecca Gordon | The Trojan Drone: An Illegal Military Strategy Disguised as Technological Advance

Tomgram: Rebecca Gordon, How Extrajudicial Executions Became “War” Policy in Washington

Posted by Rebecca Gordon Tom Dispatch  July 17, 2016 Introduction by Tom Engelhardt of Tom Dispatch… 3,695 more words
Military Madness

Drone-Based Agricultural Technology

The Indian government has launched a collaborative research project involving use of drone technology in farming sector for assessing quality of soil and compensation for losses due to flood, the Ministry of Agriculture said in a… 228 more words

Remote Sensing

Drone operator arrested for flying over wildfire

For three weeks, the so-called Trailhead Fire raged in a remote California canyon, where planes carrying fire retardant are crucial to battling flames.

The fire, which grew to 5,600 acres, caused three people to be injured and hundreds to evacuate their homes for several days. 575 more words


Using Drones For Aircraft Inspections

Airbus Demonstrates Aircraft Inspection By Drone At Farnborough

” Airbus has demonstrated aircraft visual inspection using a drone at the Farnborough Airshow.

  The drone, equipped with a high definition camera, performs visual inspection for the upper part of the aircraft.

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Drones Are Good


3D point cloud software in the geospatial industry has been steadily improving as LiDAR and 3D imaging technologies have rapidly evolved.  New innovative breakthroughs have now made it possible to move from traditional, limiting data management techniques to instantaneous data access and visualization. 392 more words

Remote Sensing

Endangered ferrets are being saved by drones that drop vaccine-laced M&Ms

Here’s your weird but interesting technology story for the day. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is using M&M-dispensing drones to save endangered black-footed ferrets in rural Montana. 277 more words