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Measure raises $15 million to fly drones as a service for other companies

Measure may not be building the ultimate flying camera, or drones that drop burritos at your door. But the Washington D.C.-based startup has raised $15 million in Series B funding to fly drones as a service for other businesses that want to do things like conduct inspections, capture videos, or gather other insights from on high. 678 more words

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DJI acquires majority stake in Hasselblad, the iconic Swedish camera company

Last year DJI took a minority stake in Hasselblad, the iconic Swedish camera company. The companies also announced a partnership to work together on high-end camera drones that would combine DJI’s drone aerial technology with Hasselblad’s cameras. 388 more words

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Ag Law in Review: 2016 Edition

This post is not legal advice.

Although we have started 2017 off, I want to take a look back at some of the big legal developments in the area of agricultural law. 1,299 more words

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Alarm.com is building drones to monitor your home inside and out

At CES on Tuesday, Alarm.com revealed that it is developing a smart home security drone alongside its other IoT devices and software. The idea is that if you hear something go bump in the night, you can just grab your smartphone and watch a live video stream of what’s happening because your drone has automatically gone to check things out. 526 more words

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Ship-based unmanned aerial vehicles to be designed for Russian Navy

Ship-based unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will be designed for the needs of the Russian Navy’s naval aviation, the Russian naval aviation chief, Maj. Gen. Igor Kozhin, said on Jan. 169 more words

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Russian army artillery brigades and regiments will receive Orlan-10 reconnaissance UAVs

Russian field artillery brigades and regiments will receive Orlan-10 reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) capable of using miniature electronic intelligence (ELINT) systems to detect enemy command posts, signal centers and the positions of artillery guns and multiple-launch rocket launchers. 571 more words

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Amazon patents show flying warehouses that send delivery drones to your door

We’ve known about Amazon’s drone delivery ambitions since 2013.  But patent filings from Amazon, circulated today by CB Insights’ Zoe Leavitt, reveal more details about how the e-commerce titan could make drone deliveries work at scale, namely through “airborne fulfillment centers.” Yes, that’s a warehouse in a zeppelin. 298 more words

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